Incoming Trump administration attempts to suppress criticism

Trump camp threatens Harry Reid with lawsuit over criticism

The President-elect has already vowed lawsuits against 13 women he allegedly groped, the New York Times, the Clinton campaign and now outgoing Senate Minority leader Harry Reid.

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Activism’s healing role during tumultuous times

Advocating for issues is good for health, in addition to shaping public agenda

Four days have passed since Donald Trump officially became President-elect and it appears that the majority of the public is shifting from the first stage of free-falling denial and isolation and beginning to cross the bridge to the next stage of grief: anger.

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The system is rigged – against American cities and the coasts

Protests highlight absurdity of electoral process

It will be debated for years to come whether Trump won the 2016 election because of his racism and misogyny or in spite of it.

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President-elect Trump scores a symbolic victory for bigotry, misogyny and bullies everywhere

The biggest Election Day loser is human decency

He started his campaign by branding undocumented workers as criminals and rapists.

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Setting the record straight on Marina Abramovic’s “Spirit Cooking”

Alt-right demonizes performance artist

Marina Abramović is a name synonymous with performance art for enthusiasts and academics alike.

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American Petroleum Institute wastes millions of dollars on “energy voter” ads

Vote4Energy campaign supports Earth-choking fuels of the past

Advertising campaigns full of disinformation are a staple of election cycles.

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Polling guru Nate Silver unloads on Huffington Post writer Ryan Grim

Electoral predictions are all over the map in turbulent 2016 race

Ryan Grim recently asserted that Nate Silver of FiveThirtyEight is essentially “unskewing” the polls in a manner that many right wing pundits (wrongly) did in 2012 to show a landslide Romney victory.

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