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Don’t Let the White House’s Dysfunction Distract You From the Bad Things Trump Is Doing

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While the media and much of the public have been consumed with the spectacle of dysfunction and failure in the Trump White House—The Mooch, the Russia investigation, and the demise ...

The Pentagon Has a Small Coup Problem

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Winning! It’s the White House watchword when it comes to the US armed forces. “We will give our military the tools you need to prevent war and, if required, to ...

Trump’s Message to the Country: #NotAllNazis

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7 mentions6 days ago
I should probably be writing about the response by athletes to Donald Trump’s open defense of American Nazis on Tuesday. I could quote LeBron James’ tweet where he said, “Hate ...

The World of Cable News Is Trump’s Reality

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Like Waylon Jennings, cable news has always been crazy. CNN, after all, was founded by Ted Turner. (Sample wisdom: “Castro’s not a communist. He’s like me—a dictator.”) MSNBC has gone ...

Andres Magana Ortiz's Deportation is Indefensible. Help Reverse It.

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Andres Magaña Ortiz is a 43-year old Mexican immigrant who, in his 30 years of living in the United States, worked his way up from a fruit picker to owner ...

Democrats Have a Problem. Can These Women Can Fix It?

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Carolyn Fiddler likes to call it “the Trump effect”—the sudden surge of new candidates, most of them women, who said to themselves: If that fucking schlub can be president, I ...

A Leader of the Keystone Opposition Talks About Building Progressive Coalitions in Red America

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Jane Kleeb is the chair of the Nebraska Democratic Party. A founder of BOLD Nebraska, she put together a coalition of ranchers, farmers, Native Americans and environmentalists that fought the ...

At DSA’s Convention, Long-Time Members Find Themselves in a Sea of Energetic New Faces

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When James Williams started as a labor organizer in the 1960’s, he carried around an A.B. Dick mimeograph machine—the type where you had to manually spread ink inside the drum ...

George McGovern’s Alternative Path for the Democratic Party

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On April 5, President Trump apparently saw some disturbing images on TV of Syrian children poisoned by chemical weapons, and decided on that evidence alone to completely reverse his policy ...