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HesseThe FixBernie Sanders And Donald Trump Represent The Campaigns You Can Run Without Big MoneyZaid JilaniAlterNetConservatives Don't Care About Ashley Madison Cheating: Only Gays and AbortionsSemDemDaily KosI Hid My Transgender Identity to Teach In a Small, Conservative Town—And I Regret ItRyan AmbuterBeacon PressTennessee Man Killed by Police After they Stopped Him for the 'Crime' of Standing on a BridgeJustin GardnerThe Free Thought ProjectTens of Thousands Rally to Help Two Women Who Were Sentenced to Gang Rape by Corrupt GovernmentFree Thought ProjectThe Free Thought ProjectBernie Sanders Reminds Jake Tapper That He Has a ‘D-minus’ Rating From the NRADavid FergusonRaw StoryThe Hidden Story of Middle-Class Heroin in Brooklyn and BeyondPatrick HilsmanAlterNetWhat is the Obama Justice Department Doing Harassing Gay Men For Having Sex?Tara BurnsAlterNetTrump Aside, 5 Right-Wing Nutjobs This Week: Ben Carson Hints of a 'War on Women's Insides'Janet AllonAlterNetStephen Colbert Reveals the Truth About His 'Colbert Report' Character: 'I Had to Actually Leave, I Had to Change'Colin GorensteinSalonCelebrity Killer Culture: When Grandiosity, Privilege And Entitlement Turn Attention-Seeking Into ViolenceArthur ChuSalonPittsburgh Company Looks for Scabs to Work 84 Hours a Week During Steelworker LockoutZaid JilaniAlterNetDonald Trump Is Joe McCarthy's Doppelgänger, While the GOP Remains In a Dissociative StateP.M. 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McKinleyScott Eric KaufmanSalonAFL-CIO President Richard Trumka Calls Out 'Hateful and Racist Viewpoints' of GOP CandidatesAFL/CIOAFL-CIOPaul Krugman: What's It Going to Take for Voters to Understand How Dumb Republicans Are?Janet AllonAlterNetSWAT Team Raids Home, Kills Man Over $2 Worth of Pot – Informant Exposes Police Cover-UpJay SyrmopoulosThe Free Thought ProjectCelebrity Killer Culture: When Grandiosity, Privilege And Entitlement Turn Attention-Seeking Into ViolenceArthur ChuSalonDonald Trump Is Joe McCarthy's Doppelgänger, While the GOP Remains In a Dissociative StateP.M. CarpenterSmirking ChimpGeorge Zimmerman Shows True Stripes in Idiotic Rantings About Virginia Media ShootingScott Eric KaufmanSalonWhat is the Obama Justice Department Doing Harassing Gay Men For Having Sex?Tara BurnsAlterNetNeoliberal Environmentalism's Dangerous Paradox: Why the Free Market Won't Solve Global WarmingPaul RosenbergSalonBernie Sanders And Donald Trump Represent The Campaigns You Can Run Without Big MoneyZaid JilaniAlterNetWest Point Professor Calls On US Military To Target Legal Critics Of War On TerrorSpencer AckermanThe GuardianThe Depressing Secret Behind Donald Trump's Appeal: America's Love of NarcissistsSteven RosenfeldAlterNetTopless Woman Confronts GOP Official With Mastectomy Scar to Protest Defunding of Planned ParenthoodAdam JohnsonAlterNetWATCH: Kentucky County Clerk Denies Gay Couple Marriage License -- For 3rd TimeAdam JohnsonAlterNetPresidential Hopefuls Who Deny Climate Science Can Forget About Winning the Latino VoteMike GaworeckiDeSmogBlog

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Microsoft accused of adding spy features to Windows 7, 8City of Chicago sues red light camera maker Redflex for more than $300 millionSecret Service agent pleads guilty to stealing money from Silk Road dealersSix UK teens arrested for being “customers” of Lizard Squad’s DDoS serviceDon’t let Roanoke murderer’s arrest justify a license plate reader riseWorst case scenario: How bad could a tropical cyclone be?Malware infecting jailbroken iPhones stole 225,000 Apple account loginsChina and Russia cross-referencing OPM data, other hacks to out US spiesAndroid Wear gets iOS support [Updated]Binary stars can throw planetary orbits into chaosT-Mobile promises to “eliminate” customers who abuse unlimited dataReport: New Apple TV said to cost between $149 and $199What us worry? Ashley Madison says it added over 100K users last week881 E.T. cartridges buried in New Mexico desert sell for $107,930.15White House eyes sanctions for China over cyber-theft of trade secretsPAX Prime 2015 in pictures: Cosplay, cartridge art, and classic gamingGoogle OnHub review—Google’s smart home Trojan horse is a $200 leap of faithPokémon’s copyright lawyers wipe out themed PAX pre-partyTesla hopes Obama administration can convince China to ease up on US automakersTesla strikes deal to buy lithium hydroxide mined in northern Mexico