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The President’s Taxes

By Russ Buettner, Susanne Craig and Mike McIntire New York Times
The Times obtained Donald Trump’s tax information extending over more than two decades, revealing struggling properties, vast write-offs, an audit battle and hundreds of millions in debt coming due.

A Daughter of the Saweto People Fights for Justice in the Peruvian Amazon

Aramis Castro OpenDemocracy
Diana Rios (r) and her mother, Ergilia Rengifo.
When indigenous leader Jorge Ríos Pérez and three others were killed by illegal loggers in Peru in 2014, his eldest daughter Diana had to become the leader of the fight for justice for the murders and for the defense of antamiki (the Amazon forest).

The Blue Wall Of Silence

Aurin Squire Talking Points Memo
Cops are at the crux of this cultural war of neoliberalism vs. fascism. They are sworn to uphold the constitution and laws of freedom while also operating legal torture chambers and killing people of color.