Wayfair employees to protest alleged sale of furniture for use in border detention facility

Wayfair employees to protest alleged sale of furniture for use in border detention facility

“We believe it is our business to sell to any customer who is acting within the laws of the countries within which we operate,” the company’s CEO responded in a statement. Employees at the home goods retailer Wayfair are staging a walkout after discovering what they believe is a large order of bedroom furniture the company fulfilled for a contractor that works with facilities detaining children near the US-Mexico border. According to a letter signed…

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This photo of a dead father and daughter shows the true nature of Trump’s immigration policy

This photo of a dead father and daughter shows the true nature of Trump’s immigration policy

This is what nativism is. This is the photo that encapsulates the cruelty of the Trump era: a father and daughter lying dead on the banks of the Rio Grande river, her tiny arm draped around his neck, drowned after an attempt to cross onto American soil and seek asylum. I don’t like having to look at it, but it’s important: It is the human face of the Trump administration’s approach to immigration, the physical…

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Kushner is trying to sell his Middle East plan at a conference in Bahrain

Kushner is trying to sell his Middle East plan at a conference in Bahrain

It’s not going well. In a Four Seasons hotel in Manama, Bahrain, Jared Kushner is trying to solve Middle East peace. He’s not off to a particularly great start. The senior White House adviser and presidential son-in-law is in the wealthy Gulf nation for a US-led conference, dubbed the “Peace to Prosperity Workshop.” It’s intended to build support for the economic portion of the Trump administration’s Israeli-Palestinian peace plan — part of the so-called “deal…

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The Democratic debates will have a historically diverse group of moderators

The Democratic debates will have a historically diverse group of moderators

They are NBC anchors Lester Holt, Savannah Guthrie, Rachel Maddow, Jose Diaz-Balart, and Chuck Todd. Of the five moderators for the first set of Democratic presidential debates, just one is a white man. They are NBC anchors Lester Holt, Savannah Guthrie, Rachel Maddow, Jose Diaz-Balart, and Chuck Todd. This degree of representation is no accident. In the wake of pressure from activists, who are fed up with moderators that are predominately white and male, the…

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Meet Stephanie Grisham, the newest White House press secretary

Meet Stephanie Grisham, the newest White House press secretary

Grisham first joined the Trump campaign as a press director in 2015. Stephanie Grisham will be taking up a lot of jobs in the next coming days — most notably that of White House press secretary. Grisham will be the Trump administration’s third press secretary in three years. Grisham is currently Melania Trump’s spokesperson and will retain the position even as she replaces outgoing press secretary Sarah Sanders, the first lady announced on Twitter. In…

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