r/politics 20d ago

Off Topic ‘Our Liberation is Connected with the Palestinian People’ — Aaron Dixon, a former Black Panther Party captain, on why the struggle for justice in Palestine is inseparable from the movement for racial justice in the United States.

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24 Upvotes

r/politics 20d ago

We Should Have Jailed the Bankers After the Last Crisis — “Lock up the bankers” was more than a populist slogan. It was a demand for something better than a plutocratic order that allows the rich to do whatever they wish.

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7k Upvotes

r/politics 20d ago

The US Will Spend $634 Billion on Nuclear Weapons in the Next Decade — According to a new Congressional Budget Office report, we're set to spend well over a half a trillion dollars over the next decade on nuclear weapons. Yet we're somehow told that Medicare for All is too expensive.

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3k Upvotes

r/politics 21d ago

‘When you lose Ben Shapiro you’re in trouble’: Even Ben Shapiro thinks Marjorie Taylor Greene went too far with her Holocaust comparison

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4k Upvotes

r/politics 21d ago

The Real Root Cause of Central American Migration — If the Biden administration is committed to aiding the region, it must first acknowledge the destructive role of U.S. interventionism.

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118 Upvotes

r/politics 21d ago

How Progressives Are Changing the Conversation on Israel-Palestine — Politicians like Rashida Tlaib and Bernie Sanders are shifting public opinion in the United States from unconditionally supporting Israel to calling for an end to the occupation.

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327 Upvotes

r/politics 21d ago

Palestine Is No Longer the Third Rail for Democrats

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0 Upvotes

r/politics 22d ago

Off Topic Evangelical groups enraged at Kellogg’s Pride cereal for “pushing the LGBTQ agenda”

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37 Upvotes

r/politics 22d ago

Off Topic Prosecutors that Secured Derek Chauvin Murder Conviction Will Also Prosecute Case Against Ex-Cop Kim Potter in Daunte Wright’s Death

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28 Upvotes

r/politics 23d ago

Off Topic Want to “Be Your Own Boss”? Democratic Socialism Is for You — Millions of US workers dream of “being their own boss.” But that kind of autonomy is impossible for the vast majority of the population under capitalism. Under democratic socialism, things could be different.

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136 Upvotes

r/politics 23d ago

Rep. Raskin: If Jan. 6 was a tourist trip, then the Civil War was a nature hike

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11k Upvotes

r/politics 24d ago

Pete Buttigieg brings back minority hiring program that Trump scrapped — In a rebuke to the Trump administration, Pete Buttigieg is starting two programs "so that good jobs can become meaningful careers" for more disadvantaged people.

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2k Upvotes

r/politics 24d ago

Off Topic Conservatives are furiously whining that Lego’s new Pride set is shameful and divisive

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51 Upvotes

r/politics 24d ago

Vaccine Lottery Tickets Are Sad, but Also Perfect — Incentives may feel condescending, but they are what America does best.

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6k Upvotes

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COMMENT 24d ago

BTS donated $1 million to Black Lives Matter - BTS members are strong supporters of the Black Lives Matter movement.

r/politics 25d ago

GOP Rep. Louie Gohmert Concedes People Think He’s The ‘Dumbest Guy In Congress’

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636 Upvotes

r/politics 25d ago

Indiana School Bans Pride Flags on Grounds They're Political: The school board president said allowing Pride flags could lead to allowing white supremacist flags — and some students and parents are outraged.

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569 Upvotes

r/politics 27d ago

The Texas GOP Is Taking Money From the Unemployed and Giving It to Fossil Fuel Companies

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785 Upvotes

r/politics 28d ago

‘These are people with brain damage,’ QAnon Shaman’s attorney says about Capitol rioters

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130 Upvotes

r/politics 29d ago

Report: Matt Gaetz Should Be Weeping, Rocking Back and Forth in Fetal Position Right Now — His former wingman had his charges dropped from 33 to 6 in exchange for cooperation.

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46k Upvotes

r/politics 29d ago

Republicans’ Joe Biden Problem: He Keeps Doing Things People Like

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6k Upvotes

r/politics 29d ago

Preet Bharara Reads Tea Leaves, Sees Criminal Charges In Donald Trump’s Future — Hint: hiring a Paul Weiss attorney was a big deal.

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308 Upvotes

r/politics 29d ago

Conservatives Love Coal Miners — Until They Go on Strike: The Right has worked hard in recent years to portray itself as defenders of beleaguered coal miners. But over a thousand miners are currently on strike in Alabama and we haven’t heard a peep about it from conservative talking heads. Weird.

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10k Upvotes

r/politics 29d ago

Why Does the United States Support Israel? The ethnic cleansing of Palestine is one of the great crimes of the last century. It has been made possible by Israel’s utility to US imperialism.

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544 Upvotes

r/politics May 17 '21

Off Topic ‘It’s the new anti-vaccine talking point’: Conservatives are saying they ‘identify as vaccinated’ following CDC’s new mask guidance

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52 Upvotes