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Far-Left Nation on July 4: ‘Founders of Our Nation Were Colonizers,’ ‘American Exceptionalism Grounded in Racism’

An essay published in the Nation on Friday accuses Americans celebrating independence of failing to “reckon with the fact that the founders of our nation were colonizers,” with American “exceptionalism” and foreign policy being “grounded in racism,” adding that issues such as climate change and “racist policing” are the “greatest existential threats” while global terrorism and threats from China, Russia, and Iran, are merely “imagined threats.”

Fireworks explode over the National Mall as the US Capitol (R) and National Monument are seen on July 4, 2017, in Washington, DC. / AFP PHOTO / PAUL J. RICHARDS (Photo credit should read PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP via Getty Images)

Far-Left Nation: Your Facebook Friend May Be Next ‘QAnon Shaman’

An essay published in the Nation on Friday warns of the convergence of New Age trends with right-wing extremist political conspiracies and how the “real threat” emanates not from those who breached the Capitol in January but from “self-serious Republicans” like House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy and those “who aren’t easily denounced as extremists.”

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 6: Jacob Anthony Angeli Chansley, known as the QAnon Shaman, is seen at the Capital riots. On January 9, Chansley was arrested on federal charges of "knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority, and with violent entry and disorderly conduct …

NFL Players Heed Pro-Palestinian Call to Boycott Israel Trip

TEL AVIV – Three NFL players have pulled out of a scheduled trip to Israel sponsored by the Israeli government following an open letter published by pro-Palestinian activists urging them to distance themselves from Israel’s “brutal” and “apartheid” policies.

Seattle Seahawks' Michael Benett said he would skip a trip to Israel because he wished "not only to see Israel but also the West Bank and Gaza so I can see how the Palestinians, who have called this land home for thousands of years, live their lives"