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TODAY'S TOP STORIES - April 6, 2018




What Does Trump Really Think About JFK's Assassination?


By Jefferson Morley, AlterNet


With assassination files due to be released April 26, the president and his spooks are divided. READ MORE»


Arizona Teachers Strike Is the Answer to Years of Tax Cuts and Neglect of Education


By Ilana Novick, AlterNet


Red-state teachers are fighting back against decades of GOP neglect. READ MORE»


A Shocking Number of American Families Can't Afford Diapers


By Mehreen Kasana, AlterNet


Diaper companies won’t explain why their materials don't last. READ MORE»


5 Ways Liberals and Progressives Shame the Poor Without Even Realizing It


By Alex Henderson, AlterNet


Conservatives aren't the only ones with a nasty habit of humiliating lower-income earners. READ MORE»


Women: Watch Out for This Ominous Sign at Your Dinner Date


By Liz Posner, AlterNet


In the age of #MeToo, what does it mean if he insists on ordering for you? READ MORE»


Massive Minimum Wage Study Finds Significant Gains for Low-Income Workers and Few Downsides


By Cody Fenwick, AlterNet


This research builds on previous studies that have chipped away at opposition to the policy. READ MORE»


Study: No Relation Between Immigration and Crime


By Brendan Gauthier, AlterNet


Someone ought to tell the Trump administration. READ MORE»


Facebook’s Targeting System Can Divide Us on More Than Just Advertising


By Rachel Goodman, ACLU


How can we agree on the policies that should govern our world when there are no common reference points for what that world looks like? READ MORE»


Israel's Thirst for Arms Has Caused The Displacement of Tens of Thousands of Refugees


By Vijay Prashad, AlterNet


It's time for the government to give them legal status. READ MORE»


Donald Trump Is Assembling His War Cabinet


By Danny Sjursen, TomDispatch


Gina Haspel, Mike Pompeo, and John Bolton are dangers to our national security. READ MORE»


Trump Didn't Seem to Care if a Drone Strike Killed Civilians: Report


By Cody Fenwick, AlterNet


An unnerving story about the president's regard for civilian lives reflects his attitude on the campaign trail.  READ MORE»


Gun Violence Debate Needs to Include Police Militarization and Drug Prohibition Violence


By Megan Humphrey, AlterNet


We won't stop the killings until we address all of the causes.  READ MORE»


If You're Like Most Americans, You Think Farmed Animals Are Treated Well: That's Simply Not True


By Nate Lotze, AlterNet


Katie Cantrell wants to educate people about what really happens on factory farms. READ MORE»


Rollin' With the Dragon: Opioids Are Gaining Popularity in the Club Scene


By Phillip Smith, AlterNet


The electronic dance music scene is most commonly associated with Molly, but there's a new kid in town. READ MORE»


Former White House Adviser Says Trump Could Lead to 'Death' of Democracy in America


By Sarah K. Burris, Raw Story


He doubled down on the opinion when asked to affirm his initial his statement. READ MORE»


Malaysia Shows How Trump Is Making Journalism a More Dangerous Profession Across the Globe


By Cody Fenwick, AlterNet


The president's attacks on the free press have inspired authoritarians abroad to clamp down. READ MORE»


The DOJ Is Being Sued After Withholding Information About Nunes Memo


By Elizabeth Preza, Raw Story


The department reportedly ignored legal information requests. READ MORE»


Hannity Reportedly Dissed Fox News Colleague Shep Smith to Trump at Mar-a-Lago


By Noor Al-Sibai, Raw Story


The opinion host claims this is a "total lie." READ MORE»


Trump Finally Addresses Stormy Daniels Story—Her Lawyer Is Thrilled


By Cody Fenwick, AlterNet


"We very much look forward to testing the truthfulness of Mr. Trump's feigned lack of knowledge concerning the $130k payment," he said. READ MORE»


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