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The Resistance to Trump: Year One

Start Making Sense, Jon Wiener

David Cole on stopping Trump, Lawrence O'Donnell on 1968, and Steven Hahn on Hillbilly Elegy.

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George W. Bush Owes Donald Trump a Big Thank-You

Rebecca Gordon

Who else could bring about nostalgia for such a disastrous presidency?

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About LaVar Ball vs. Donald Trump

Dave Zirin

In a stable country, we would not be talking about this feud of the blowhards. This is not a stable country.

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Do Nothing and Help Dismantle Our Broken Criminal-Justice System

Natasha Lennard

A new "slacktivist" app mines cryptocurrency to pay for bail funds.

The post Do Nothing and Help Dismantle Our Broken Criminal-Justice System appeared first on The Nation.

Take Urgent Action for Net Neutrality, Plus: A Thanksgiving Table DREAM Act Toolkit

NationAction

Take Action Now gives you three meaningful actions each week.

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How the State Can Make Inequality Worse

Steven Teles, Brink Lindsey

From zoning and licensing boards to bank bailouts, the state has often been captured by corporations and the wealthy.

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Fake News and the Death of Democracy in Cambodia

Geoffrey Cain

Forget tanks and rifles. Like other autocrats, Cambodia's Hun Sen uses fake news to justify oppression.

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Alex Azar, Trump's HHS Pick, Has Already Been a Disaster for People With Diabetes

James Elliott

While he was at Eli Lilly, the company more than tripled the price of its best-selling insulin.

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Pollution Kills an Estimated 9 Million People Every Year

Michelle Chen

And the world's poorest people bear the brunt.

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Basketball in the Golden State with Legendary NBA Scribe Jack McCallum

Dave Zirin

Plus: The NFL's Thanksgiving game, the #MeToo movement, and more.

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Sargent: How GOP Tax Bill Gives Dems Leverage
In his Plum Line post, “How Democrats hope to make Trump pay for his awful tax plan,” Greg Sargent observes: One looming challenge Democrats face is to close what you might call the "pluto-populist gap" -- the vast disconnect ...
Teixeira: GOP's Unpopular Tax Bill Won't Stop Blue Wave
The following article by Ruy Teixeira, author of The Optimistic Leftist and other works of political analysis, is cross-posted from his blog: My, my what will those crazy rascals in the GOP think of next? Not content with being beaten ...
Political Strategy Notes
Eugene Scott explains why “Millennial voters could play a crucial role in Alabama Senate race” at The Fix: “In a recent Fox News poll, Jones leads Moore by eight points, in part on the strength of his advantages among ...
November 17: Trump and the Alabama GOP Can't Bring Themselves To Oppose Roy Moore
The saga of the Ayatollah of Alabama, Roy Moore, took another turn this week when Donald Trump and the Alabama Republican Party decided against showing the embattled theocrat and accused sexual predator the door. I wrote about it at ...
Trump and the Alabama GOP Can't Bring Themselves To Oppose Roy Moore
The saga of the Ayatollah of Alabama, Roy Moore, took another turn this week when Donald Trump and the Alabama Republican Party decided against showing the embattled theocrat and accused sexual predator the door. I wrote about it at ...
Did Youthquake Swing VA Election?
It’s important that Democrats look at all possible explanations for their landslide upset in the Virginia gubernatorial election, even though common sense says that no one factor alone can explain it adequately. Toward that end,¬†The Center for Information & ...
November 16: Odds of a House Democratic Wave Next Year Moving On Up
The 2017 elections have cast some new light on the 2018 midterms, and I did a reassessment at New York. Just under a year before the 2018 midterm elections, Democratic prospects for gaining the 24 net seats they need ...
Odds of a House Democratic Wave Next Year Moving On Up
The 2017 elections have cast some new light on the 2018 midterms, and I did a reassessment at New York. Just under a year before the 2018 midterm elections, Democratic prospects for gaining the 24 net seats they need ...

 
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