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Sen. McCain: Giving up our ideals for ‘half-baked, spurious nationalism’

Sen. McCain: Giving up our ideals for ‘half-baked, spurious nationalism’

Former Vice President Joe Biden, Chairman of the National Constitution Center’s Board of Trustees, presented the 2017 Liberty Medal to Senator John McCain for his lifetime of sacrifice and service to the nation.

Let US not forget Puerto Rico: ‘It’s almost like praying’

Let US not forget Puerto Rico: ‘It’s almost like praying’

Lin-Manuel Miranda’s “Almost Like Praying” was written and recorded to benefit hurricane relief efforts in Puerto Rico with proceeds benefiting The Hispanic Federation’s Unidos Disaster Relief Fund.

‘Disappointed and unimpressed’ by the NFL

‘Disappointed and unimpressed’ by the NFL

Former Hall of Fame football player Shannon Sharpe had a different take on the reaction of NFL owners and players to President Trump calling the players sons of bitches and ordering owners to “fired them” if they refused to kneel during the national anthem.

Senator Montenegro, an immigrant, defends convicted racist Sheriff Arpaio

Senator Montenegro, an immigrant, defends convicted racist Sheriff Arpaio

Arizona Republican Senator Steve Montenegro and Univision anchor Jorge Ramos debate President Trump’s decision to pardon former Maricopa County, Arizona, sheriff Joe Arpaio who was convicted of ignoring a court order to cease racial profiling of Latinos.

Police department(s) racism (Video)

Police department(s) racism (Video)

In response to the police shooting death of Philando Castile, Trevor Noah shares his own experience as a black man facing law enforcement discrimination in America.

Oscar Lopez Rivera: The freedom fighter U.S. colonial violence produced

Oscar Lopez Rivera: The freedom fighter U.S. colonial violence produced

The opposition to Oscar Lopez Rivera is focused either on those who are terribly misinformed, characterizing him as an “ultranationalist,” “terrorist,” “murderer,” “communist,” or all four. Many naively ask, “Why would you Puerto Ricans support a “terrorist?” They are misinformed Puerto Ricans and many right wing demagogues.

Trump, Russians and organized crime

Trump, Russians and organized crime

Donald Trump and his company turned to wealthy Russians and oligarchs from former Soviet republics — several allegedly connected to organized crime, according to a USA TODAY review of court cases, government and legal documents and an interview with a former federal prosecutor.

She’s nasty (Rap and video)

She’s nasty (Rap and video)

Ashley Judd passionately denounces President Donald Trump’s misogyny at the 2017 Women’s March on Washington by reciting Nina Donovan’s “I Am A Nasty Woman” poem.

Trump promised NO cuts to Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security

Trump promised NO cuts to Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security

Bernie Sanders spoke on Capitol Hill on Wednesday (Jan. 4) after the Obamacare meeting. After reading a tweet by President-elect Donald Trump that stated there will be no cuts to Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid, Sanders challenged Trump to veto any legislation that says otherwise.

Cornel West: ‘I have deep fear for this democratic experiment’

Cornel West: ‘I have deep fear for this democratic experiment’

Following Donald Trump’s victory in the U.S. presidential election, philosopher and civil rights activist Dr. Cornel West talks to James O’Brien about what this might mean for America’s future.

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