Sessions claims immigrant caravan ‘ignored’ Mexico’s generosity

Attorney General Jeff Sessions claimed on Monday that a caravan of around 1,500 Central American immigrants nearing the southern U.S. border had ignored Mexico’s generous offer to let them stay in the country, instead continuing their journey to seek asylum in the United States. “Pockets…

Hammering Corporate Democrats From The Left Is Working

Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) joined a cadre of her progressive Democratic colleagues Monday by saying that she will not accept corporate PAC money. She made the comments during an interview with the New York radio show The Breakfast Club, marking a shift in her public…

Colorado Supreme Court rules longtime GOP Rep. Doug Lamborn ineligible for primary ballot

The Colorado Supreme Court ruled on Monday that Republican incumbent Rep. Doug Lamborn cannot appear on the fifth congressional district’s primary ballot. According to Politico, the court found that a Lamborn campaign worker tasked with gathering signatures required in order to qualify for the ballot…

Van plows into pedestrians on a busy Toronto street, leaving at least 9 dead

Late Monday afternoon, a white van plowed into a crowd of pedestrians on a sidewalk in north Toronto. According to authorities, there are 9 dead and 16 injured. “I saw one old man go flying in the air,” a witness told the Toronto Star. “People were screaming,…

Wealthiest Americans poised to take advantage of loophole left by GOP tax plan

The non-partisan Joint Committee on Taxation released a report Monday detailing the effects of the GOP tax bill, ahead of a Tuesday Senate hearing on the same subject. The findings indicate that nearly 44 percent of the tax cuts for so-called pass-through businesses will go…

Net Neutrality is officially dead

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) officially ended Net Neutrality on Monday, scraping the regulations from the Federal Register and hastening the introduction of a corporate-controlled internet. The final ruling ends the Obama-era regulations, which prohibited Internet Service Providers (ISPs) like Comcast and Verizon from slowing…

The reality of black anxiety in white spaces: a Q&A with Elon James White

On Monday morning, as news spread across the nation about the arrest of two black men sitting in a Philadelphia Starbucks coffee shop, Elon James White ventured from his home in search of a breakfast sandwich and cup of coffee. The implicit bias of Starbucks’…

Sean Hannity and Michael Cohen can’t keep their stories straight

It’s been a rough start to the week for Sean Hannity. On Monday afternoon, the Fox News pundit was outed as the mystery third client of Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s personal attorney and longtime fixer currently under investigation for a range of possible crimes. Hannity…

Government reports reveal new details about EPA pay raises and phone booth scandals

Two new reports released Monday are shining an even brighter light on Scott Pruitt’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and how he and his staff have flouted the law. A new Government Accountability Office (GAO) report concluded the EPA violated federal law in spending $43,000 to install…

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