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Trump Has Lied 16,241 Times

Trump celebrated three years in office by paying tribute to himself and somehow brought Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. into it

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Just Mercy | Movie

A true story of official injustice and the long battle for vindication (in theaters now), based on a book by Bryan Stevenson

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Debunking Anti-Vaxxers

The seven most common anti-vaccination arguments and how to answer them

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Soul Rebel Featuring Bunny Wailer and Manu Chao

Bob Marley once said “One good thing about music, when it hits you feel no pain...” Enjoy Bunny Wailer, Manu Chao and Bushman singing the Wailer’s classic, “Soul Rebel,” along with musicians from around the world.

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Advocate | Movie

Award-winning documentary about Lea Tsemel, a Jewish-Israeli lawyer who defends Palestinians: from feminists to fundamentalists, from non-violent demonstrators to armed militants. In theaters now.

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Vanishing Voters of Georgia Preview

The first in a series of reports by Greg Palast: “The Purged: The Vanishing Voters of Trump’s America” to be broadcast and made available to activists, churches and schools

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Why Drugs Are So Expensive

Americans today spend more on pharmaceuticals per capita than anyone else in the world, and more than one in five say they have trouble affording their prescription drugs

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How America Is Causing Global Obesity

The global obesity rate is on the rise, having nearly tripled since the 1970s. Hasan examines how federal policy and corporations like Coca-Cola helped America export its unhealthy diet to the rest of the world.

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The Green New Deal's 10 Year Vision

Rhiana Gunn-Wright, the policy lead for the Green New Deal, debunks some of the biggest myths about the policy. Critics say the Green New Deal can't be done in ten years. But what does the science say?

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The Black Hole Image That Made History

At the center of a distant galaxy there's a black hole with the mass of several billion suns. And now, for the first time, we can see it.

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Bob Dylan | Long Ago, Far Away

one man lived just like a king,
the other man begged on the street.
long ago, far away;
these things don't happen
no more, nowadays

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Bob Marley | Get Up Stand Up

You, preacher man don't tell me
Heaven is under the earth
Get up, stand up
Stand up for your rights

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