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The Best Signs From The Massive Anti-Racism March In Boston Today (Photos)

The Best Signs From The Massive Anti-Racism March In Boston Today (Photos)   Tens of thousands turned out to march against hate. White supremacists planned a so-called free speech rally was planned in Boston on Saturday but the results didn’t turn out as they expected. In the end, less than 100 people attended the racism rally. However, about 15,000 strong marched through the streets in a counter anti-racism protest. Here are some of the best signs from today’s march in Boston: In honor of Richard Martin, who was killed by the Boston Marathon bombers, keep it peaceful this week....

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Trump Hires Bottled Water Lobbyist, Lobbyist Reverses Plastic Bottle Ban At National Parks

Trump Hires Bottled Water Lobbyist, Lobbyist Reverses Plastic Bottle Ban At National Parks The Trump administration is overrun by lobbyists overseeing the industries that used to pay their salaries.  The Obama administration implemented a ban on disposable plastic water bottles at 23 national parks in order to reduce pollution and plastic waste. Well, that plastic water bottle ban has been reversed under Donald Trump. And here is how that happened. First, Donald Trump hires David Bernhardt as deputy secretary for the Department of the Interior. Who is David Bernhardt you ask? As The Washington Post points out, David Bernhardt...

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Tens Of Thousands Turn Out To Anti-Racism Protest In Boston (Photos)

Tens Of Thousands Turn Out To Anti-Racism Protest In Boston (Photos) Love Trumps Hate.   The counter rally turned out to be the real rally in Boston Saturday morning. Tens of thousands took to the streets to march against racism in the Stand Against Hate rally. The so-called free speech rally had little turnout, just a few dozen people and disbanded early. And just for reference, this is what the pro-racism rally looked like: This is the #BostonFreeSpeech rally. Very few (only had permit for up to 100). pic.twitter.com/k6axzvrjUM — Alex Ward (@AlexWardVox) August 19, 2017 Here photos and...

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Major Nonprofits Are Canceling Events At Mar-a-Lago Following Charlottesville

Major Nonprofits Are Canceling Events At Mar-a-Lago Following Charlottesville Trump’s support for white supremacists is hurting him in the only place he really cares about – his wallet.  Donald Trump is losing a significant amount of business at his Mar-a-Lago resort in the wake of his equivocal Charlottesville response. According to David Fahrenthold of The Washington Post, as of Friday, seven new groups have canceled their events at Trump’s Florida resort. The group of nonprofits who canceled events include the Cleveland Clinic, the American Cancer Society UPDATED: list of charities holding galas at @realDonaldTrump‘s Mar-a-Lago next yr. Seven have...

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Billionaire Carl Icahn Announces He Is Done Advising Trump

Billionaire Carl Icahn Announces He Is Done Advising Trump Trump loses another business adviser.  Billionaire investor Carl Icahn announced via Twitter Friday that he will no longer advise Donald Trump on regulatory issues. 1/2 Today, with President Trump’s blessing, I ceased to act as special advisor to the President on issues relating to regulatory reform. — Carl Icahn (@Carl_C_Icahn) August 18, 2017 In a letter he wrote to Donald Trump, Icahn said he didn’t want “partisan bickering” to call into question his role. Icahn’s announcement comes after the dissolution of Donald Trump’s business and manufacturing advisory councils in the wake...

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