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Trump quietly shuts down HIV cure research to appease the religious right

By Alex Bollinger · Monday, December 10, 2018 Scientists are speaking out against a directive by the Trump administration that has shut down research into a cure for HIV. A scientist who was supposed to supply mice that have been modified [...]

As Brazil’s Far Right Leader Threatens the Amazon, One Tribe Pushes Back

The Times traveled hundreds of miles into the Brazilian Amazon, staying with a tribe in the Munduruku Indigenous Territory as it struggled with the shrinking rain forest. The miners had to go. Their bulldozers, dredges and high-pressure [...]

One Legacy of Merkel? Angry East German Men Fueling the Far Right

EBERSBACH-NEUGERSDORF, Germany — Frank Dehmel was on the streets of East Germany in 1989. Every Monday, he marched against the Communist regime, demanding freedom and democracy and chanting with the crowds: “We are the people!” Three [...]

Democrats Say Republicans Are Stealing the Midterms. Are They Right?

*/ ]]> COLUMBUS, Ga.—Ed Harbison remembers Jim Crow. The segregated schools, the no-go theaters, the colored-only water fountains. The white supremacist siege of the First Baptist Church in Montgomery, Alabama, where Martin Luther King, [...]

Can Trump revoke birthright citizenship? Nearly all on left and right say no.

President Donald Trump indicated on Tuesday that the White House has determined he has the power to end birthright citizenship through an executive order. | AP Photo/Andrew Harnik Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> President [...]

Murkowski: Kavanaugh ‘not the right man for the court’

Sen. Lisa Murkowski was the lone Republican to oppose advancing Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination on Friday morning. | M. Scott Mahaskey/POLITICO Kavanaugh Confirmation The Alaska Republican calls her decision to oppose [...]

Right mounts campaign to make Jim Jordan the GOP leader

Officials with conservative groups say if they can help raise Ohio Rep. Jim Jordan’s profile, then they can push GOP lawmakers to reconsider their stance on him as a potential speaker. | Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images Congress A collection [...]

As Sweden Votes, the Far Right Gains Even in an Immigrant Bastion

FLEN, Sweden — The entrance to the small mosque is blocked by a gate. A window is badly cracked around a hole from a rock or a BB gun. A sliding metal security door has been painted with a swastika, only partly removed. But Yusuf [...]

Mob Protests in Chemnitz Show New Strength of Germany’s Far Right

CHEMNITZ, Germany — Waving German flags, with some flashing Nazi salutes, the angry mob made its way through the streets, chasing after dark-skinned bystanders as police officers, vastly outnumbered, were too afraid to intervene. A [...]

Central Park Rapists: Trump Was Right

The city of New York released thousands of documents from the 1989 Central Park rape case last week, provoking more weeping and gnashing of teeth over Donald Trump’s full-page ads in four New York newspapers taken out soon after that attack [...]