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The “End of Ze World” Sequel Encapsulates 2018 Like the Original Did 2003

Also it's very NSFW.

Years ago, in the simpler time of 2003, a weird video took the internet by storm: "End of Ze World." Living alongside the likes of Homestar Runner, All Your Base Are Belong to Us, Foamy the Squirrel, and other vintage internet phenomena, it was still a commentary on the state of the world, but it was less concerned with that than with its own silly sense of humor, and was noticeably different in tone from the sequel that debuted over the weekend.

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Pretty Cool How There Was So Little Coverage of the Women’s March After All These Trump-Supporter Pieces We’ve Been Getting

Media Matters, a progressive nonprofit devoted to tracking conservative misinformation in the media, found that "the major Sunday political talk shows ... were nearly silent" when it came to the 2018 Women's March. Why do we hear so much about conservatives and so little about progressives?

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Where Do Republican Women Fit in the Women’s Movement?

"There are Republican women running for office for all different reasons, and no one is telling their story."

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“March for Life” Set to Ignore How Their Ideology Costs Lives Again This Year

Last week, President Trump formally endorsed the 45th annual March for Life, pledging to give a live address from the Rose Garden on Friday, the day of the march. According to The Guardian, even though Trump is hardly the first anti-choice president we’ve ever had, such an emphatic endorsement is rare from the White House.

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New Federal Rule Would Protect Transphobe and Anti-Choice Doctors Who Want to Deny Patients Care

According to a recent report in Politico, the Trump administration is getting ready to "overhaul the HHS civil rights office" in order to offer stronger protections for healthcare workers who don't want to perform abortions, help transgender patients to transition, or offer other services they're morally or religiously opposed to.

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Sen. Cory Booker Unleashes His Fury at the “Silence & Amnesia” of Washington Racism and Complicity

"I receive enough death threats to know the reality."

Sen. Booker has no patience for the deflection of questions regarding Trump's racist rhetoric. "There are threats in this country. People plotting. I receive enough death threats to know the reality."

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Unsurprisingly, Immigrant Women Are Suffering in Trump’s America

Put simply, Trump is a president unconcerned with the lives of the diverse Americans he serves.

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We Need to Talk About Trump’s Racist “Shithole Countries” Remark

“When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time.” -Maya Angelou

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Democratic Congressional Rep Trolls Trump With “STABLE GENIUS” Act

Donald Trump has made a lot of noise about how Democrats can't do anything but obstruct his often genuinely terrible policies, as though they've really had a lot of power to do so with Republicans pushing bills through on simple majority votes. It turns out, however, that there is an alternative option. No, it's not compromise. It's trolling.

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Ivanka Trump “Endorses” Oprah’s Golden Globes Speech … Which Means Nothing Without Condemning Her Father’s Actions

Oprah's Golden Globes speech this weekend was not only powerful and inspiring, it had many dreaming of an alternate universe in which, if we had to have a celebrity President in the U.S, it could at least be someone with a shred of human decency. Alas, we don't live in that alternate universe, and we're stuck with the misogynistic U.S. President we've got. Meanwhile, his daughter thought Oprah's speech was peachy keen. Great.

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5 Meaningful Ways to Fight for Reproductive Rights in 2018

By the end of 2017, many had declared it the year of women. It was, after all, the year of Wonder Woman, record-breaking numbers of women running for office, and, of course, #MeToo exposing a nation plagued by sexual injustice across every industry. And now, 2018 must be a year of change, transformation and above all, civic participation from everyone to make the world a better place for women.

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The Internet Does Its Best to Dull the Pain of Trump’s Creepy Video Press Briefing

Yesterday's press briefing was always going to be quite an undertaking for the Trump White House, as they're still in the midst of defending themselves from accusations in a tell-all book, Michael Wolff's Fire and Fury—purportedly backed by plenty of notes and tapes.

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Why Do We Expect Anything From the Trump Women?

Meryl Streep made a comment about the two Trump women to the New York Times concerning their silence in the #MeToo movement, in response to claims about her own silence. To which I find myself asking...why do you expect to hear anything from them?

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One LGBTQIA Wedding Cake Discrimination Court Case Went the Right Way, at Least

There's a high profile case underway at the United States Supreme Court right now, with a baker arguing that punishing him for refusing to make cake for same-sex weddings would violate his rights to free speech and religious freedom. Despite seemingly contentious oral arguments so far, reasonable people realize that it's an absurd and dangerous argument for several reasons, and a state court in Oregon that recently ruled on a similar case seems to agree.

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Lawmakers Continue to Play Politics With Women’s Bodies

Welcome to The Week in Reproductive Justice, a weekly recap of all news related to the hot-button issue of what lawmakers are allowing women to do with their bodies!

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The Absurd Write-in Votes That Helped Defeat Roy Moore Are Delightful

The number of write-in votes was larger than Doug Jones' margin of victory over Moore, which makes the votes of people who'd rather support fictional characters than Roy Moore seem especially poignant—not to mention the voters who used the ballot as a comment card, instead. In case you had any doubts about the ability of election officials to dutifully record the votes as they were cast, some of the responses released in Alabama's detailed breakdown of the vote are pretty telling.

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Barack Obama Talks With Prince Harry About the Perils of Social Media, and What Was Going Through His Mind in January 2017

In an interview for BBC Radio 4, Prince Harry, who was guest-hosting for the day, sat down with President Barack Obama for an in-depth interview about his post-Presidential life, his hopes for the future, the perils of social media, and just what was going through his mind as he witnessed Trump's inauguration on January 20th, 2017.

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Trump Reportedly Made Horribly Racist Statements About Black Immigrants

According to a report in The New York Times, Donald Trump said that Nigerians live in huts and Haitian immigrants "all have AIDS."

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Lawmakers Claiming to Be Concerned With Women’s Safety Could Leave Arkansas Women With Only One Abortion Provider

Welcome to The Week in Reproductive Justice, a weekly recap of all news related to the hot-button issue of what lawmakers are allowing women to do with their bodies!

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Donald Trump Just Unwittingly Applauded Fox and Friends for Controlling His Actions

Anyone who's spent any amount of time on the internet knows how strikingly common it is for people to not only not read past an article's headline, but to comment on that headline as though the article doesn't exist. With Donald Trump's known television habits, despite his insistence that he's too busy reading to watch it, it's no surprise that he's one of those commenters, and he just effectively pranked himself in the most obvious way.

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