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No, this story is not from The Onion.

Largest Private Prison Group in U.S. Wishes You a Happy Black History Month

by Jorge Rivas

On Monday, the president of the largest for-profit prison corporation in the nation published a blog post wishing everyone a happy Black History Month. Damon Hininger, president and CEO of Corrections Corporation of America (CCA), also urged readers to celebrate the month by honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “dream of equality for all people.”

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On the eve of the Israeli parliamentary elections, L’Express interviewed the historian Shlomo Sand. He looked back to the use of religious reference points by Israeli politicians ever since the creation of the State of Israel, holding this contradiction to blame for the failure of the Israeli Left.

'The Zionist Left has never been less colonialist than the Right'

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This story isn't literally true, but it still tells the truth:


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