Anti-racism expert explains Trump’s scapegoating appeal to whites — and it will give you chills

https://youtu.be/t389YuDy7DM “If the only reason for Trump’s support was economic anxiety then people of color should be flocking to Trump,” Wise told CNN’s Brian Stelter. “Because black folks, for instance, are twice as likely to… Read More

Reducing recidivism is a public safety imperative | Brookings Institution

The legislative landscape in the #Senate is a bit more complicated. The Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act (S. 2123) sailed out of the Judiciary Committee last fall, with the full-throated support of Senators Chuck Grassley… Read More

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Donald Trump pledges to rip up Paris climate agreement in energy speech

Trump railed against the “totalitarian tactics” of the Environmental Protection Agency. He pledged to dismantle the EPA entirely in an April town hall, although he referred to it at the time as the “Department of… Read More

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Fmr. McDonald’s USA CEO: $35K Robots Cheaper Than Hiring at $15 Per Hour | Fox Business

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 1.3 million people earned the current minimum wage of $7.25 per hour with about 1.7 million having wages below the federal minimum in 2014. These three million workers… Read More

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Irish hearts and minds: an unlikely frontline of EU referendum battle

Yet among those gathering on Sunday at the home of London’s Gaelic Athletic Association scene, remain campaigners were hard at work, seeking to tap into what they see as a potentially key “bloc” of support… Read More