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Pete Buttigieg: America ‘Under Attack From Homegrown White Nationalist Terrorists’

South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg expressed concerns Saturday that the U.S. is “under attack” by white nationalists carrying out mass shootings — and those white nationalists have been encouraged by President Donald Trump.  Buttigieg was one of 19 Democratic presidential candidates speaking at a forum in Las Vegas sponsored by the public-sector labor union AFSCME. During the event, […]

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White House Suspends Playboy Reporter’s Pass After Shouting Match With Sebastian Gorka

Playboy magazine’s chief White House correspondent, Brian Karem, announced Friday that his press pass has been suspended following a shouting match with former White House aide Sebastian Gorka. Karem, who is also a political analyst on CNN, has vowed to appeal the decision, which would leave him without credentials for 30 days starting Monday. According […]

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Fox Hires Former Trump White House Spokesman Raj Shah

Former White House deputy press secretary Raj Shah has joined Fox Corporation as a senior vice president, forming yet another link between President Donald Trump’s administration and the conservative media empire. Fox Corp., the media conglomerate that formed in 2019 after being spun off from 21st Century Fox, owns and operates several networks, including Trump-friendly […]

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Why Is Country Music Considered So White?

Country music listening numbers are on the rise. And yet, while black artists dominate charts across multiple genres, country music charts are a predominantly white space. So when Billboard removed Lil Nas X’s smash hit “Old Town Road” from its Hot Country Songs chart in March, some fans weren’t surprised. In a statement to Rolling Stone, Billboard […]