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This is what democracy looks like | Anthony D. Romero

Silicon Valley is obsessed with disruption, but these days, the biggest disruptor didn’t come out of Silicon Valley. It came out of steel towns in Ohio, rural communities in Pennsylvania, the Panhandle in Florida. And this last US presidential election was the mother of all disruptions. Once again, politics is personal. Millions of Americans became activists overnight, pouring into the...

CNN Poll Negative outlook dominates views of Congress, government CNNPolitics

CNN Poll Negative outlook dominates views of Congress, government CNNPolitics More Americans have confidence in congressional Democrats than in President Donald Trump on the major issues facing the country today: 48 percent say they have more faith in the Democrats, 39 percent in Trump. Another 9 percent say they dont trust either. That 9 point Democratic advantage is smaller than...

To Protest Racism, Students Block White People From Getting to Class

Students at the University of California-Berkeley held a day of protest on Friday to demand the creation of additional safe spaces for transgender and non-white students and during the protest they created a human chain to prevent white students from getting to class some Asian students were also blocked from getting to class but Hispanic Latino black students were allowed...