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  1. 7 Things Donald Trump Gets Absolutely Wrong About Andrew JacksonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 2 | Common Dreams

    During the interview, Trump reflected on Andrew Jackson's 1828 election, and his reputation as a "swashbuckler." Let's take the conversation up at that point: TRUMP: And it was amazing.

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  2. After Sharing Her Immigration Story, 22-Year-Old Dreamer Detained by ICERead the original story

    Mar 2, 2017 | Common Dreams

    Twenty-two-year-old "Dreamer" Daniela Vargas, whose family came to the United States from Argentina when she was seven years old, was detained by Immigrations and Customs Enforcement on Wednesday morning, shortly after speaking out publicly about the rights of undocumented immigrants. According to Mississippi's Clarion-Ledger , Vargas was among the speakers at a press conference in Jackson, Mississippi, hosted by local immigration attorneys, churches, and the Mississippi Immigrants Rights Alliance to bring attention to families impacted by deportation.

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  3. Mississippi Parents Demand an Answer: Are Charter Schools Constitutional?Read the original story

    Aug 24, 2016 | Common Dreams

    Three charter schools in the Jackson district are currently slated to receive $4 million in public funds this year. The Southern Poverty Law Center , an advocacy group, filed a motion for a summary judgment this week on behalf of the parents, for a speedy answer to this question.

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