Veterans Affairs Lincoln motto is ‘exclusionary’ to women, petitioners say

Yale students and advocacy groups say motto drawn from second inaugural should be changed to reflect womens service The US Department of Veterans Affairs is reviewing a VA supervises the care of all American military veterans. Its motto is: To…

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Floridians after Michael: ‘The trailer didn’t blow away it’s got a tree on it’

The inland Panhandle town of Marianna seemed like a safe haven until Hurricane Michael turned it upside down Brenda and Clint Canterbury moved to Marianna from south Florida after dealing with the Hurricane Irma last year. They figured a spot…

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Hurricane Michael: Rick Scott climate record condemned as storm bears down on coast

Opponents claim the Florida governors environment policies support portrayals of him as a climate-change denier Wearing his signature baseball cap, Floridas governor, Rick Scott, has been a highly visible fixture of every Sunshine State hurricane in the last eight years….

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A Facebook executives Kavanaugh support is a slap in the face to women | Arwa Mahdawi

Joel Kaplans vicinity at Senate listening is another be pointed out that the stronger people and institutions in the two countries dont are of interest to women and survivors The Week in Patriarchy is a weekly roundup of what’s happening…

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‘Trump doesn’t measure up’: Doris Kearns Goodwin on leadership

The Team of Rivals author has brought Lincoln together with Johnson and two Roosevelts to produce a timely study of what makes a great president Nelson Mandela is dead. Barack Obama is out of office. Strongmen are thriving from China…

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It comes as no shock that the powerful hate identity politics | Gary Younge

The right denigrates equal rights campaigns as grievances while cornering the market in victimhood, says Guardian columnist Gary Younge Given the political volatility, economic precarity and environmental catastrophe that blight this current moment, there is every reason to be concerned…

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On Washington’s McNeil Island, the only residents are 214 dangerous sex offenders

Civil commitment centers are meant as a community safeguard and a means of providing treatment for offenders, but theyre riddled with controversies A small island in the state of Washington houses a group of unlikely residents: they are all men…

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Presidential peril: what happened when Trump made landfall at the UN

The US presidents general assembly speech was met with laughter and the council session he led dissolved into chaos American diplomats prepare for Donald Trumps annual trip to UN general assembly the way emergency services get ready for a hurricane….

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Jason Isbell: ‘Jesus would not have voted for Donald Trump’

The country music star speaks about outing himself as a Democrat and why he uses his platform to speak up The cast of characters brought to life in the songs of multiple Grammy winner Jason Isbell are often working-class Americans…

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‘All the time in the world’: Trump says no rush for North Korea to denuclearise

Relaxed tone traces change from claims that earlier conference with Kim Jong-un would lead to rapid disarmament Donald Trump has said he is in no haste for North koreans to raze its nuclear arsenal , noting further that missile testing…

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