Noam Chomsky: Those who failed to recognize Trump as the greater evil made ‘a bad mistake’

Leftist scholar Noam Chomsky has a message for voters who refused to cast their ballots for Hillary Clinton to prevent Donald Trump from winning the White House: You made a “bad mistake.”

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Colorado students employ civil disobedience that school board sought to censor

Protesting the conservative school board's efforts to censor their history curriculum, more than a dozen students were escorted out of a Jefferson County Board of Education meeting in Colorado on Thursday night after disrupting proceedings by reading from their history textbooks and reciting the Pledge of Allegiance.

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Will the GOP Senate hand over fast track authority on the Trans-Pacific Partnership?

Progressive concerns that Tuesday's Republican sweep of the Senate could bring about faster approval of problematic trade deals may be unfounded, said the director of the consumer rights advocacy group Public Citizen this week.

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'We will only get louder': Dozens of communities vote to boot big money from politics

Citizens in dozens of communities voted overwhelmingly on Tuesday for their legislators to pass a constitutional amendment to overturn the U.S. Supreme Court’s Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission decision, which opened the door for the super-rich and corporations to trample democracy.

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Minimum wage measures pass overwhelmingly, even in red states

Measures aimed at raising the minimum wage passed overwhelmingly in the five states where they appeared on Tuesday's ballot.

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