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Top Republicans want Trump done — forevermore

Top Republicans want to bury President Trump, for good. But they are divided whether to do it with one quick kill via impeachment, or let him slowly fade away. A House impeachment vote, which would make Trump the first president…

24 Astounding Art Facts From the Guinness Book of World Records, From the Tallest Statue to the Most Prolific Painter

To set a Guinness World Record is no easy accomplishment—there are currently some 47,000 record titles, with more than 1,000 incoming applications to set new records each week. (Wait times can be up to four months.) Tucked inside these tomes…

A 50-50 Senate: Democrats in power but not control

If Joe Biden wins the presidency, he could end up with a 50-50 Senate split — an outcome giving Democrats formal control of the upper chamber but also empowering individual senators greatly and requiring a procedural feat to abolish the…

Not All Burning Man Art Gets Incinerated. A New Sculpture Park in Las Vegas Is Offering It a Permanent Home–Unless You Want to Buy It

A mysterious bunker in the Las Vegas desert finally opened to the public last week, but don’t expect to learn any government secrets at Area15, a new art and entertainment complex that includes Art Island, an outdoor gallery of monumental, Burning…

The emerging plan to save the American labor movement

The Center for American Progress (CAP), one of Washington, DC’s most influential liberal think tanks with deep ties to the Obama administration and Hillary Clinton campaign, has proposed a big idea for raising Americans’ wages. A paper by CAP’s David…

Vigilantes with a Badge: Warrior Cops Endanger Our Lives and Freedoms

By John W. Whitehead “There are always risks in challenging excessive police power, but the risks of not challenging it are more dangerous, even fatal.”—Hunter S. Thompson, Kingdom of Fear: Loathsome Secrets of a Star-Crossed Child in the Final Days…

Mom Investigated by Police and CPS for Letting Daughter Walk the Dog Around the Block

By Matt Agorist nan·ny statenounthe government regarded as overprotective or as interfering unduly with personal choice. po·lice statenouna totalitarian state controlled by a political police force that secretly supervises the citizens’ activities. Wilmette, IL — Walking a dog as a…

Protesting fascists wherever they go

ONE WEEK after the far right was humiliatingly outnumbered at its “White Civil Rights Rally” in Washington, D.C., by thousands of anti-racist protesters, fascists tried to regroup with a national day of action against “far left violence.” And once again,…

65 Years Ago Today, the CIA Conspired with the UK to Overthrow Iran on Behalf of Big Oil

By Matt Agorist Today marks the 65th anniversary that the west carried out a coup in Iran that destabilized the county by overthrowing the country’s democratically elected leader, Mohammad Mossadeq, and installed a CIA-groomed dictator. What was once considered a…

Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin has died

Aretha Franklin, the undisputed “Queen of Soul” who sang with matchless style on such classics as “Think,” ”I Say a Little Prayer” and her signature song, “Respect,” and stood as a cultural icon around the globe, has died at age…

Meet Santiago Siri, the Man With a Radical Plan for Blockchain Voting

In a café on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, a one-time videogame developer turned political theorist named Santiago Siri is trying to explain to me how his nonprofit startup, Democracy.Earth, aims to fix the world’s broken politics with the…

Military Wife Says Goodbye As She Gets Deported From The U.S. | NowThis

Alejandra Juarez’s husband served in the U.S. military 3 times and voted for President Trump. Now she’s being deported and leaving behind her daughters. » Subscribe to NowThis: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe Connect with NowThis » Like us on Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/News_Facebook » Tweet…