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TODAY'S TOP STORIES - April 9, 2018




Is It Really Fair to Call It Our 'Justice System'?


By Ebony Slaughter-Johnson, AlterNet


The deaths of Alton Sterling and others show that black Americans rarely get justice.  READ MORE»


A Peace Movement Blooms at Google


By Jefferson Morley, AlterNet


3,000 employees balk at a Pentagon contract that could power robotic warfare. READ MORE»


How China and the U.S. Are Spawning a Global Rivalry Over the Seas


By Alfred McCoy , Tom Dispatch


The last thing we need is an arms race in the oceans.  READ MORE»


Should We Let 'Roseanne' Speak for the Rust Belt?


By Erin Keane, Salon


“Roseanne” is the new “Hillbilly Elegy” — one family’s narrative being made to stand for so much more. READ MORE»


Maybe White People Shouldn't Take Drugs From Indigenous Cultures


By Liz Posner, AlterNet


Ayahuasca and peyote are more popular than ever, but think twice before trying them.  READ MORE»


‘Take that Down!’: Watch Fox Host Panic after Graphic Shows Fox News Is Least Trusted Network


By Tom Boggioni, Raw Story


Fox News came up short in credibility behind CNN and MSNBC. READ MORE»


Three More Reasons for Wealth-Deprived Americans to Take to the Streets


By Paul Buchheit, AlterNet


The rest of America has been left behind, but their voices are getting louder.
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How the Gun Control Debate Has Changed Since Parkland


By Shira Tarlo, Salon


Parkland students lead an inclusive, multiracial movement. States are taking action. Will the federal government? READ MORE»


Striking Teachers Are Fighting Back Against Years of Deep and Abiding Disrespect


By Leo Gerard, AlterNet


Arizona, Oklahoma, and Kentucky were inspired by West Virginia. READ MORE»


Could the Cold War Return With a Vengeance?


By Michael T. Klare, TomDispatch


The Pentagon plans for a perpetual three-front “long war” against China and Russia  READ MORE»


Republicans Will Double-Down on Trump and Invoke Impeachment Talk in 2018 Campaigns


By Martin Cizmar, Raw Story


One of the candidates employing the strategy is Trump’s old foil Senator Ted Cruz. READ MORE»


Black Nationalist Women and Global Visions of Freedom


By Keisha N. Blain, Truthout


For them, black internationalism was the ultimate key to dismantling racism, imperialism and global white supremacy. READ MORE»


Jim Hightower: A Regime of Austerity Versus the Common Good


By Jim Hightower, AlterNet


The super-rich are separating their good fortunes from the well-being of the many. READ MORE»


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