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TODAY'S TOP STORIES - April 3, 2018

Populist Pundit Dylan Ratigan Is Running a Maverick Campaign for Congress in a NY Trump District

By Steven Rosenfeld, AlterNet

It's going to take all of us working together to fix our broken political system. READ MORE»

With the 'Adults' Banished from the Oval Office, Trump’s Wingnuts Take Control

By Heather Digby Parton, Salon

Determined to win Ann Coulter back, Trump has surrounded himself with far-right enablers. It’s gonna get ugly. READ MORE»

Here’s What Google and Facebook Know About You—And What You Can Do About It

By Mehreen Kasana, AlterNet

Both companies keep treasure troves of deeply personal data on users. READ MORE»

We Have Bill Clinton to Thank in Part for Trump's Propaganda Machine

By Jacob Sugarman, AlterNet

The Telecommunications Act of 1996 helped pave the way for Sinclair's broadcasting monopoly. READ MORE»

I Am Buried Alive in a Michigan Prison

By Lacino Hamilton, Truthout

I am dead to everything but melancholic anxieties and horrible despair. READ MORE»

Rania Abouzeid's Journey into the Hell of Syria's Civil War

By Jefferson Morley, AlterNet

"No Turning Back" tells the stories of ordinary people caught in a cataclysm. READ MORE»

The Coca-Cola Invasion Is Causing Mexico's Slow Death by Junk Food

By Tamara Pearson, AlterNet

Mexico's traditional diet of beans and corn has been replaced with pizza and hamburgers. READ MORE»

Jim Hightower: How Low Can the Barons of High Finance Go?

By Jim Hightower, AlterNet

Bankers do not have a legal right to profit. READ MORE»

Watch a Striking Oklahoma Teacher Explain Exactly How Pathetic School Funding Has Become

By Cody Fenwick, AlterNet

She explains that her textbooks are so old they "talk about going to your librarian so they can talk to you about this new thing called 'the internet.'" READ MORE»

Under GOP Tax Law, Top 1% Get Extra $33,000 Per Year—The Poor? $40

By Jake Johnson, Common Dreams

Republicans are openly discriminating against the poor. READ MORE»

Marijuana 101: A Simple Guide to Marijuana Tasting

By Terry Hacienda, The Fresh Toast

And how to know which strain is which. READ MORE»

The Stock Market Actually Tanked After the GOP Passed Tax Bill on False Promises

By Cody Fenwick, AlterNet

Many predicted passage of the bill would lead to a major market surge. READ MORE»

Trump Finds Fellow Bully in Bolton

By Marjorie Cohn, Common Dreams

The dangers inherent in following Bolton’s favored policies in Iran and North Korea cannot be overestimated.  READ MORE»

Parkland Shooting Survivor David Hogg Isn't Here for Bill O'Reilly's Ridiculous Conspiracy Theory

By Elizabeth Preza, Raw Story

"I don’t see shadowy figures behind me." READ MORE»

Trump Invited Vladimir Putin to the White House, Fueling Speculation About Relationship with Russia

By Cody Fenwick, AlterNet

The meeting would be a major diplomatic win for the authoritarian leader who desires international legitimacy. READ MORE»

Trump Is Reportedly 'Obsessed' with Wealthier Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, Wants to Harm Company

By Noor Al-Sibai, Raw Story

The president may even try to take regulatory action. READ MORE»

Fox News' Shep Smith Blasts Trump for Depressing the Stock Market with Blatant Amazon Lies

By Noor Al-Sibai, Raw Story

The irritated host explained how the president's falsehoods have immediate economic impacts. READ MORE»

Death Toll at Gaza Protests Continues to Rise as Israel Rejects Calls for Investigation Into 'Massacres'

By Cody Fenwick, AlterNet

Videos appear to show peaceful protesters being shot for no discernible reason. READ MORE»

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