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President Donald Trump shows an executive order entitled, 'Comprehensive Plan for Reorganizing the Executive Branch', after signing it beside members of his Cabinet in the Oval Office of the White House March 13, 2017 in Washington, D.C.

‘Kicking Off Black History Month,’ Trump Guts CFPB’s Ability to Curb Racial Discrimination by Banks

By News & Current Affairs

“These changes threaten effective enforcement of civil rights laws and increase the likelihood that people will continue to face discriminatory access and pricing as they navigate their economic lives.” By Jake Johnson, Common Dreams — In a move immediately condemned as yet another “shameful” effort by the Trump administration to roll back civil rights and reward big banks, the White House reportedly “stripped” a key Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) office of the power to take…

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"There's never been a president in history for whom words matter less."

Trump’s Speech Wasn’t The Scary Part: All The Republican Groveling Was

By Commentaries/Opinions

Trump’s SOTU was a forgettable, familiar litany. What’s new is the GOP’s brain-dead eagerness to do his bidding. By Heather Digby Parton — I waited for TV pundits to declare the “pivot” and proclaim Donald Trump to be our one true president after Tuesday night’s lengthy State of the Union address. But with the exception of Fox News State TV, most were less effusive than the last time he addressed…

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Protestor Pierre Gabriel from Haiti carries flags during a march on Martin Luther King Jr. Day in Times Square, called Rally Against Racism: Stand Up for Haiti and Africa in New York January 15, 2018.

Trump is wrong. Norwegian immigrants are not better than Haitians for the US economy

By Commentaries/Opinions

The Trump administration on January 18 removed Haiti from the list of countries eligible for the H2A and H2B temporary visas for low-skilled workers. The move came after President Trump reportedly called Haiti a “s–thole” and asked why we don’t have more immigrants from Norway. Here’s why Norwegians can’t fill America’s immigration needs. By Cindy Huang and Hannah Postel — The Trump administration on January 18 removed Haiti from the…

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