Dan Roberts

Bernie Sanders Admits He's a Big Fan of Jeremy Corbyn: 'I Have Been Very Impressed'

Labour’s election campaign received rousing support from American progressive champion Bernie Sanders on Thursday at the start of a three-day UK speaking tour which he hopes will help galvanise the British left.

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Sanders: Clinton's Pursuit of 'Regime Change' in Libya Helped Rise of Isis

Bernie Sanders has accused Hillary Clinton of encouraging Islamic extremism in Libya, in a prelude to a Democratic debate on Saturday during which he is expected to go on the attack for the first time over the unintended consequences of the former secretary of state’s more interventionist foreign policy.

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Justice Scalia: Minority Students May Be Better Off Going to 'Lesser Schools'

US supreme court justice has suggested that black students may benefit from the end of affirmative action admissions policies in US universities because many are “pushed ahead too fast” and should go to “lesser schools” instead.

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Can Anyone Stop Donald Trump?

triding on stage to the triumphant strains of Nessun Dorma, Donald Trump has a surprisingly humble confession to make for someone defying all the laws of political gravity.

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Obama Rejects Keystone XL Pipeline in Victory for Environmental Activists

Barack Obama has rejected a proposal from TransCanada to build the Keystone XL pipeline through the American heartland, the Guardian has learned, ending years of uncertainty about the project.

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Bernie Sanders Launches Pro-Union Bill as Battle for Organized Labor Intensifies

The battle for labor movement support among Democratic presidential candidates broke into the open on Tuesday with the launch of legislation by Senator Bernie Sanders protecting employees who seek to form unions.

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Bernie Sanders Secures First Endorsement from Feisty and Progressive Nurses Union

Bernie Sanders received his first endorsement from a national trade union on Monday, throwing significant new organisational muscle behind a Democratic presidential candidate who is challenging Hillary Clinton’s natural support in the labour movement but lags far behind her in campaign infrastructure.

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11 Myths About the Future of Gun Control, Debunked After the Charleston Shooting

Ather mass shooting, another round of arguments about why gun reform is doomed to fail. Turns out, most of those arguments don’t hold up to scrutiny.

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Move over, Hamilton: Treasury Announces Woman To Appear On $10 Bill

A woman will soon feature on US bank notes for the first time in 150 years after a successful campaign to celebrate the centenary of female suffrage. But the surprise decision comes with a catch: whoever is chosen will have to share the honour with a man.

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg Eviscerates Same-Sex Marriage Opponents in Court

At a turning point in history where most of the male members of the US supreme court seemed unsure which way to turn, one justice stood out during Tuesday’s hearing on the constitutionality of gay marriage for her spatial awareness.

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