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TODAY'S TOP STORIES - April 7, 2018




I Gave Up Twitter for Lent: You Won't Believe What Happened Next


By Valerie Vande Panne, AlterNet


Life without social media can change your perspective. READ MORE»


Trump Sends National Guard to the Border: All That to Appease Ann Coulter?


By Heather Digby Parton, Salon


Trump’s base is angry that he totally caved on funding the wall. Instead of flowers, he’s sending soldiers. READ MORE»


Clinic Takes Drastic Measures to Defend Patients Against Trump’s ICE Raids


By Mehreen Kasana, AlterNet


A Southern California clinic instructs its staff to make human chains. READ MORE»


4 Ways Using Even Legal Marijuana Makes You a Second-Class Citizen


By Phillip Smith, AlterNet


Legalizing weed is only half the battle. READ MORE»


Reminder: 'Roseanne' Is Not the Only 'Real' American Sitcom


By Melanie McFarland, Salon


Despite the hoopla over the reboot, other sitcoms have been depicting how America honestly looks for years now. READ MORE»


Roger Stone Tells Anderson Cooper He Was Poisoned, Still Refuses to Prove It


By Sarah K. Burris, Raw Story


He suggested people just watch another interview he did with a conspiracy site. READ MORE»


If You Want to Kill Drug Dealers, Start With Big Pharma


By Domenica Ghanem, OtherWords


Big corporations, not street dealers, are the true authors and profiteers of the opioid crisis. READ MORE»


Republican Congressman Whips Out Gun in South Carolina Diner During Constituent Event


By Bob Brigham, Raw Story


"I’m not going to be a Gabby Giffords,” he said. READ MORE»


Why I'm Giving Up on Understanding My Racist White Relative


By Sonali Kolhatkar, Truthdig


Trump supporters are burning with resentment—with little regard for the consequences for the rest of us. READ MORE»


Watch This Fox News Host Look Up 'Oligarch' on Her Phone While On-Air


By Elizabeth Preza, Raw Story


She also insinuated the word wasn't in common usage previously. READ MORE»


Three Countries Show How Near a 100% Green Grid Is


By Juan Cole, Informed Comment


The world invested more in solar energy than in coal, gas, and nuclear combined last year. READ MORE»


Trump Escalates Already-Deadly U.S. Border Policies, Ordering National Guard to Mexican Border


By Amy Goodman, Nermeen Shaikh, Democracy Now!


“We are now bringing the battlefield to the border.” READ MORE»


Why Is It So Stressful to Talk Politics With the Other Side?


By Melanie Green, The Conversation


The reason for the recent unfriending phenomenon. READ MORE»


We Now Have Clear Evidence That Banning Plastic Bags Actually Works


By Lorraine Chow, EcoWatch


A major study confirms that countries with bans have reduced their pollution on the seafloor. READ MORE»


Trump's China Tariffs Conveniently Won't Impact Daughter Ivanka's Business


By Sarah K. Burris, Raw Story


Officials are claiming the tariffs were decided with the help of an algorithm. READ MORE»


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