MUNICH, GERMANY - JANUARY 11: Supporters of the right-wing populist group Pegida, holding a placard "Merkel muss weg" ('Merkel Off') march on January 11, 2016 in Munich, Germany. Pegida and other right-wing activists have been quick to latch on to the New Year's Eve sex attacks in Cologne. Over 100 …

Dec. 18: UN’s “International Migrants Day”

Although one of President Bill Clinton’s last “accomplishments” on the cusp of leaving office 16 years ago was rallying the international community to establish “International Migrants Day,” Brexit and election of Donald Trump mark the beginning of a new nationalism.

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Berkeley’s Soda Tax is Upper-Class War on Poor

Although Berkeley, California claims its “soda tax” cut unhealthy purchases by 21 percent, it mostly taxes poor and exempts the high-sugared coffee treats that the upper-class crave.

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Rush Limbaugh: Gun Control A Class Issue

On January 13 Rush Limbaugh explained that gun control is a class issue — “hip versus unhip, cool versus uncool.” The push for more gun control is espoused by those on the periphery of elitism as a way for them to bring themselves closer to the best seats and tables at an Upper East Side dinner party.