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I really thought this new Pope was (relatively) progressive. Then he compared trans people to nuclear weapons.
Bestselling author Janet Mock discusses the murders of six trans women this year that the media has largely been ignoring.
Oklahoma wants to ban AP history because it shows “what’s bad about America.”
A bunch of Republican states think it would be a great idea to increase taxes on the poor and cut them for the rich.
Walmart is raising its minimum wage to $10.
Writers over at Wonkblog lay out all of the benefits of helping parents work less.
Because we really care, Oscar voters explain why Selma got the snub at this year’s Academy Awards.