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This Building Was Once a Notorious Women’s Prison. Now It’s Becoming a Center for Feminist Organizing.

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2 mentions4 days ago
The small cell on the seventh floor of the Bayview Correctional Facility, the former women’s prison on the far-west side of Manhattan, hasn’t been occupied in years, but the window ...

Donald Trump Has Pulled an Epic Bait-and-Switch

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4 mentions2 weeks ago
President Donald Trump lies. He lies about the size of his inaugural crowd, about millions of supposedly fraudulent votes, the number of jobs he “saved” at Carrier, terrorist incidents that ...

What Is the Deep State?

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2 mentions1 week ago
“We see the government of God over the world is hidden,” Francis Bacon wrote in 1605, describing the deepest of deep states: the lord’s reign over us, which Bacon thought ...

49 Years Ago, Harry Belafonte Hosted the Tonight Show—and It Was Amazing

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2 mentions2 weeks ago
Television made Donald Trump president. The master of The Apprentice created a character named “Donald Trump”—a tough but fair business genius—and sold him to the country. That character, so different ...

Trump’s Labor Pick Has a History of Attacking Voting Rights

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11 mentions1 week ago
The essential battleground state of the 2004 presidential campaign was Ohio, and as the election approached, supporters of embattled President George W. Bush announced an exceptionally controversial scheme to station ...

China First, Russia Second, America Third: Trump’s Real Foreign Policy

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2 mentions2 weeks ago
If there’s a single consistent aspect to Donald Trump’s strategic vision, it’s this: US foreign policy should always be governed by the simple principle of “America First,” with this country’s ...

A People’s Globalism: Notes Toward a New Left Internationalism

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2 mentions2 weeks ago
Whatever shape American foreign policy takes in the next four years, it will very probably be unlike anything we have ever seen. A contradictory melange of dime-store isolationism and saber-rattling ...

The Real Enemy of the People Is a President Who Opposes the Free Press

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3 mentions1 week ago
When John Fitzgerald Kennedy addressed the American Newspaper Publishers Association just two months after he was sworn in as the 35th president of the United States, he explained that: “I ...

Buoyed By Anti-Trump Activism, Democrat Wins Delaware Special Election

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5 mentions1 day ago
MIDDLETOWN, Del. ― This is what democracy looks like. It’s been a chant that has animated marches and protests around the country since the day after Donald Trump was inaugurated ...

Net Neutrality Is in Danger. Tell the FCC Why We Need It

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3 mentions2 weeks ago
What’s Going On? Net neutrality is in grave danger. Back in 2015, advocates for the open Internet won a hard fought battle to preserve net neutrality, the principle that all ...

Tom Perez Narrowly Defeats Keith Ellison for DNC Chair

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2 mentions2 days ago
Tom Perez, the former Obama administration secretary of labor, was elected Saturday to chair a Democratic National Committee that must rapidly renew the party after a devastating 2016 election cycle ...

It’s Time for David Brooks to Reckon With David Brooks

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2 mentions4 days ago
Apart from being a police officer, firefighter, or soldier engaged in one of this nation’s endless wars, writing a column for a major American newspaper has got to be one ...