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Persecution in America: ‘To root this out we need a movement against racist policies’

To root out racism, academics and activists tell, talk of healing is sufficient to: the bias at the core of American politics, policing and communities must be addressed It seems as though every day, the list grows. Waiting in a coffee shop while black. Selling real estate while black. Moving in while black. Napping while black. Running out while black. about Ever since a Starbucks in the Philadelphia area arrived under national scrutiny for calling the police on two black men waiting for a business associate in one of the…

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Persecution in America: ‘To root this out we need a movement against racist policies’

To root out racism, academics and activists tell, talk of healing is not enough: the bias at the heart of American politics, policing and society must be addressed It seems as though every single day, the list grows. Waiting in a coffee shop while black. Selling real estate while black. Moving in while black. Napping while black. Running out while black. about Ever since a Starbucks in the Philadelphia area arrived under national scrutiny for calling the police on two black humen waiting for a business associate in one of…

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Republican candidate charged with assault after ‘body-slamming’ Guardian reporter

Audio of Greg Gianforte assaulting Ben Jacobs corroborated by Fox News journalists in the room, who described nominee slamming him to the ground The Republican candidate for Montanas congressional seat has been charged with misdemeanor assault after he is alleged to have slammed a Guardian reporter to the floor on the eve of the states special election, breaking his glass and shouting: Get the hell out of here. Ben Jacobs, a Guardian political reporter, was asking Greg Gianforte, a tech millionaire endorsed by Donald Trump, about the Republican healthcare plan…

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Greg Gianforte sentenced to community service for assaulting Guardian reporter

Montana Republican penalty $385 and spared incarcerate after pleading guilty to assaulting Guardian reporter Ben Jacobs on the eve of Gianfortes election Congressman-elect Greg Gianforte was sentenced to community service, a $385 fine and 20 hours of sessions for anger management after pleading guilty to assaulting Guardian reporter Ben Jacobs on the eve of his election. In a courtroom packed with journalists and spectators in Bozeman, Montana, Gianforte pleaded guilty to misdemeanor assault, saying, Although it was not my intention to hurt him, I understand Ben was injured. After judge…

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Republican nominee charged with assault after ‘body-slamming’ Guardian reporter

Audio of Greg Gianforte attacking Ben Jacobs corroborated by Fox News journalists in the room, who described nominee slamming him to the ground The Republican candidate for Montanas congressional seat has been charged with misdemeanor assault after he is alleged to have slammed a Guardian reporter to the floor on the eve of the states special election, breaking his glass and wailing: Get the hell out of here. Ben Jacobs, a Guardian political reporter, was asking Greg Gianforte, a tech millionaire endorsed by Donald Trump, about the Republican healthcare plan…

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Republican nominee charged with assault after ‘body-slamming’ Guardian reporter

Audio of Greg Gianforte attacking Ben Jacobs corroborated by Fox News journalists in the room, who described nominee slamming him to the ground The Republican candidate for Montanas congressional seat has been charged with misdemeanor assault after he is alleged to have slammed a Guardian reporter to the floor on the eve of the states special election, violating his glasses and shouting: Get the hell out of here. Ben Jacobs, a Guardian political reporter, was asking Greg Gianforte, a tech millionaire endorsed by Donald Trump, about the Republican healthcare plan…

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Republican nominee charged with assault after ‘body-slamming’ Guardian reporter

Audio of Greg Gianforte assaulting Ben Jacobs corroborated by Fox News the reporters in the room, who described nominee slamming him to the ground The Republican candidate for Montanas congressional seat has been charged with misdemeanor assault after he is alleged to have slammed a Guardian reporter to the floor on the eve of the states special election, breaking his glasses and screaming: Get the hell out of here. Ben Jacobs, a Guardian political reporter, was asking Greg Gianforte, a tech millionaire endorsed by Donald Trump, about the Republican healthcare…

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Paul Ryan’s right: Donald Trump’s comments are racism, pure and simple | Steven W Thrasher

If the Speaker of the House is using that label, then so should the rest of us. But we shouldnt simply limit it to Trump Maybe youve been holding back from calling out that uncle who maintains flaming your Facebook wall with pro-Trump commentaries, under the guise that hes really simply pro-business and entirely not a racist. But now youve been given permission to call him out as a racist by no lesser authority than the Republican speaker of the house. Weve known for some time now that Trump is…

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My journeys in Trumpland

Two years on the campaign trail exposed an America forgotten in the bicoastal media bubble, leaving our novelist unsurprised when Hillary Clinton was beaten Sixty million Americans voted for Donald Trump, each for their own reasons. Some were simply angry or afraid. Others were bored, indifferent to all the outrage directed at their nominee, eager for change above all else. Many, undoubtedly, welcomed permission to vent dark impressions of rancour towards people not like them. All were alien to a coastal cognoscenti which decided long ago that this election was…

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Republican nominee charged with assault after ‘body-slamming’ Guardian reporter

Audio of Greg Gianforte attacking Ben Jacobs corroborated by Fox News journalists in the room, who described nominee slamming him to the ground The Republican candidate for Montanas congressional seat has been charged with misdemeanor assault after he is alleged to have slammed a Guardian reporter to the floor on the eve of the states special election, violating his glass and shouting: Get the hell out of here. Ben Jacobs, a Guardian political reporter, was asking Greg Gianforte, a tech millionaire endorsed by Donald Trump, about the Republican healthcare plan…

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