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Bangladesh activists seek funds to fight anti-LGBT law — May 24, 2017
– Summit on Global Solidarity —

– Summit on Global Solidarity

googleplusThe alternative to the G20 summit in Hamburg – Summit on global solidarity July 5 and 6 in Hamburg at Kampnagel Our Flyer for download call to join in on 7 and 8 July, the Group of 20 (G20) meets in Hamburg. This self-proclaimed club of leaders of 19 of the most productive countries in the world and the EU … more

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Mike Pence tweets that he wants a horse “inside” him and all of Twitter freaks out — May 23, 2017
Why schools are worried about Medicaid cuts hurting special education —

Why schools are worried about Medicaid cuts hurting special education

Special education, which is hugely reliant on Medicaid, is one factor that didn’t get much attention in the debate over the Republican health care bill. If the bill becomes law and triggers billions of dollars of cuts to Medicaid, how would it affect the millions of public school kids who receive special ed services? William Brangham talks to Sasha Pudelski of the American Association of School Administrators.

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Email from Hillary Clinton — May 22, 2017

Email from Hillary Clinton

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Friend —

Over the last few months, we’ve seen something remarkable:

From the Women’s March to airports across the country where communities are welcoming immigrants and refugees to town hall meetings in every community, Americans are speaking out like never before.

I believe more fiercely than ever that citizen engagement at every level is central to a strong and vibrant democracy.

To support this wave of grassroots organizing, we’re launching Onward Together, an organization dedicated to advancing the progressive vision that earned nearly 66 million votes in the last election. Onward Together will work to build a brighter future for generations to come by supporting groups that encourage people to organize and run for office. I’m so grateful to everyone who has reached out to say that you’re still fighting for the values we share. Will you add your name to let me know you’re with us?

Since November, I’ve…

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‘He’s been neutered’: Trump supporters melt down after president calls Islam ‘one of world’s great faiths’ —
An Open Letter to Rev. Franklin Graham from a “Small Church” Pastor — May 20, 2017

An Open Letter to Rev. Franklin Graham from a “Small Church” Pastor

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Dear Frank

Can I call you Frank? This is just pastor to pastor. Feel free to call me Peter. Anyway, I have to say I was flattered when I learned that your Decision America Tour took a detour off the beaten path to call upon us “small community churches.” We are nothing if not small. We seat 30-40 on a good Sunday. And we are a century old fixture of our small community. Most often we are overlooked and overshadowed by mega-churches and politically influential religious voices like your own. We don’t hold a candle to an auditorium filled with the music of a one hundred voice choir led by professional musicians. We probably will never be recognized in any nationally syndicated media. After all, we don’t do anything really “newsworthy.” We just preach the good news of Jesus Christ; love one another the best we can (which sometimes isn’t…

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