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These Oklahoma Teens Are Channeling the Parkland Student Movement to Demand Better School Funding

Edwin Rios/Mother Jones Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. On stage Wednesday before the steps of the Oklahoma state Capitol building, in front of thousands of teachers, parents, and kids like them, 14 students from schools surrounding Oklahoma City took the stage to demand a better life for them and their teachers. Landen Brumley, a sixth-grader…

Douglass Mackey Is in a Heap of Trouble

Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. One of Donald Trump’s most effective white nationalist trolls during the 2016 campaign was “Ricky Vaughn,” who was also one of the most reliable retweeters of Russian Twitter accounts. He did his best to stay anonymous, but Luke O’Brien finally tracked him down for HuffPost…