Richard Spencer's white supremacist group just lost its tax-exempt status

Spencer defended himself by saying he doesn't "understand this stuff," the stuff being mandatory IRS filings.

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Here's how much more likely you are to be murdered by an American than killed by a terrorist refugee

The chance of an American being killed from a terrorist attack committed by a refugee is one in 3.64 billion per year.

Twitter just suspended a bunch of alt-right users for violating its policies

A move immediately following updates to its abuse policy.
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Here’s how many Skittles you’d need for Trump Jr's refugee metaphor to make sense

Donald Trump Jr.'s analogy is a mathematical disaster.
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A Major DC Think Tank Has Sold Out to Corporations, Reports New York Times

The Brookings Institution, beloved by centrist Democrats and Republicans alike, lets corporate donors direct its reseach.

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Josh Duggar Has Checked Into a Treatment Facility for Sexual Addiction

Duggar will be treated at a "faith-based" facility.
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Conservative Group Honors Labor Day in Worst Way Possible

Taking "labor day" way too literally.

#RapeCultureIsWhen Is the Perfect Answer to Everyone Who Denies Rape

A pretty amazing thing happened on Twitter this week.

Apple CEO Tim Cook Takes a Bold Stand For Climate Change

"Apple does a lot of things for reasons besides profit motive. We want to leave the world better than we found it."
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These Are the Best Cities For Millennials That You Haven't Heard About

Nona Willis Aronowitz takes us behind the scenes of her latest series: "Where Millennials Can Make it Today."
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Rand Paul Accused Of Plagiarism — This Calls For a Duel!

The esteemed senator from Kentucky has a simple wish, and it should be granted: to face his detractors on a field of honor at dawn.
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Washington's Scary Anti-Gay Lobby Strikes Again

Their mouthpiece? The House speaker.

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America's Job Crisis, Explained in One Simple Chart

This graph shows there are way more job seekers than available jobs right now in the U.S.
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Debt Ceiling 2013: Sorry, Obama, But It's Time to Make a Deal

If Obama keeps refusing to negotiate on long-term reforms, the country's financial future will be put more at risk.
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Mic Check: We Know Why the Navy Yard Shooter Killed 12 People, and the Evidence is Chilling

Today's PolicyMic newsletter, featuring analysis of the world's top news and a collection of links from around the web.
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All the Smartest People in D.C. Agree On This One Issue

The astounding appeal comes from liberal, conservative, libertarian, and centrist policy stalwarts. Of course, Heritage Foundation was not included.
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Immigration Reform 2013: Conservative Economists Say It Would Boost Economy

Conservative senators looking for cover could use these economists' analysis as an excuse to support immigration reform.

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5 Survival Tips For Washington-Bound Interns

A brief primer on surviving in the capital.
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Immigration Reform 2013: BuzzFeed and the Koch Brothers Are Now Doing Business

What do liberal-and-cat-biased BuzzFeed and conservative money bags Charles Koch have in common? Apparently immigration debates and beer.
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Immigration Reform 2013: Marco Rubio Calls Heritage Foundation Reform Estimations "Flawed"

The Heritage Foundation, the flagship conservative think tank, claims immigration reform will cost $6.3 trillion. But a host of fellow conservatives are saying that the study is flawed and bogus.
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Climate Change: Public Opinion Rebounds From All-Time Lows

After a several-year period of doubt in climate change, funded by a campaign from the oil and gas industries, Americans are again coming around to realize what's at stake.
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Immigration Reform 2013: Even Conservative Super PACs Are Pushing Congress For a Deal

With surprising outside support, will congressional lawmakers step up to enact true immigration reform?

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Obama Issued $216 Billion in New Regulations in 2012

2012 saw an increase of 87 million hours of paperwork and $216 billion in regulatory costs. It's time to repeal some of these regulations.
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World's Freest Countries: The U.S. is Only Number 7

A new study ranks the United States as the seventh freest country in the world. The study puts Hong Kong, Ireland, New Zealand (and a few others) ahead of the U.S.
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America Takes a Nose Dive in Economic Freedom of the World Index

Economic freedom in the United States has plummeted to an all-time low. The United States’ ranking has dropped to 18th place after having ranked 3rd for decades up to the year 2000.
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Labor Day 2012: How the American Dream Was Lost, And How We Can Reclaim It

In 1979 "Made in America" had a 22 million person workforce. How many of our unemployed and underemployed would be celebrating this Labor Day if the Dream had not been broken by outsourcing jobs?