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Fox News Pulls Jeanine Pirro Show After Her Islamophobic Rants

Pirro, the Fox News host who made Islamophobic comments about a Muslim congresswoman, has been unexpectedly yanked off-air. Justice With Judge Jeanine was missing from its usual Saturday timeslot, coming just one week after Pirro questioned whether Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) was loyal to the United States because she wears a hijab.

Via: VOX

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Democrats Are Once Again Embracing Jimmy Carter

After a decades-long climb from the gutter of public opinion, the truth-telling one-term ex-president is suddenly a sought-after commodity in the 2020 Democratic presidential campaign — a symbol candidates can wrap themselves around as everything the current president is not.

Via: Politico

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The Week Democracy Struck Back

Each week in politics nowadays feels like a parade of horrors. But if the grand story of modern Western politics is the struggle to preserve liberal democracy in the face of rising anti-democratic forces, this past week was actually a pretty good one.

Via: VOX

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Athens In Harmony

Something very special happens in Athens, Georgia, every year on the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend. Musicians cross the racial lines to find musical common ground.

Via: The Bitter Southerner

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Oscars 2019: Who Should Win, Who Will Win

Rolling Stone’s Peter Travers takes a look at 14 Oscar categories from the point of view of who should go home a winner and who may have the the stuff to make it a real race to watch.

Via: Rolling Stone

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The Key To Winning Victories Against Big Oil? Perseverance

Vermont’s Middlebury College has reversed its course on fossil fuel companies and is leading the way on renewable energy thanks, in large part, to the college’s students who never gave up, passing on the activist torch to each new entering freshman class.

Via: The Guardian