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Greta Thunberg is a 16 year-old environmental activist that has a habit of getting under the skin of world leaders with less than stellar records for their environmental policies.

Previously having drawn the ire of Russian President Vladimir Putin and President Donald Trump, Thunberg is now the target of Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro.

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Fox & Friends often draws criticism for their hosts' comments. Openly displayed devotion to President Donald Trump, his administration staff, and family members means whatever Trump loves, Ainsley Earhardt, Steve Doocy and Brian Kilmeade—the weekday couch denizens—promote.

And whatever Trump dislikes, the Fox hosts mock or otherwise attempt to discredit.

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More than a few of President Donald Trump’s appointees to key cabinet posts hope to diminish — or even shutter — the very agencies they now lead.

In the 2012 primaries, Texas Governor Rick Perry famously said that he wanted to abolish the Department of Energy. Fast forward five years, and he’s now the Secretary of Energy. Betsy DeVos is a staunch supporter of private and charter schools — so long as they are unfettered by government oversight — but she has been a loud and vocal critic of public schools in America, and her many provocative statements sent ripples of fear through the educational community. DeVos is now Secretary of Education.

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Last night, former President Barack Obama was honored with the John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award. Obama was given the award by Ambassador Caroline Kennedy. He used the occasion to encourage people to take political action.

 

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In a high-profile campaign, Saudi Arabian women are demanding an end to the country’s male guardianship system.

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​Paul Shepherd is an Idaho state representative who wants Congress to impeach any federal judges who allow same sex marriage. Now, the site hosted at the former home of Shepherd’s official website is an LGBT resource center.

Dylan Hailey, a 21-year-old college junior, noticed earlier this month that Shepherd's hold on www.paulshepherdusa.com was expiring, so he snatched it up Tuesday and redesigned it as a place to expose Shepherd's anti-gay policies and as a place where LGBT youth can get support. It's a response to a resolution introduced by Shepherd earlier this month that would urge Congress to impeach judges who support marriage equality.

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