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'Oh, ISIS. They Really Don't Like It When Women Make Problems for Them.'
Anna Lekas Miller
Iraqi refugees talk about how they resisted the group's reign of terror.
It's Time for David Brooks to Reckon With David Brooks
Andrew J. Bacevich
The New York Times columnist once worshipped at the altar of American "greatness," too.
Ed Garvey Was the Progressive Populist Who Inspired Bernie Sanders and Paul Wellstone
John Nichols
Sanders hails the civil-rights activist, union leader, progressive candidate, and crusader as a hero who forged a new politics.
The Bibi-Donald Love-Fest Is a Threat to Palestinians--and the Entire Liberal West
Noam Sheizaf
Trump has opened the door to vast settlement expansion. But the two leaders are also natural allies in the populist right's battle against liberalism.
Jane Mayer: Dark Money and Donald Trump
Start Making Sense, Jon Wiener
Plus: George Zornick on Trump's first month and Blanche Wiesen Cook on Eleanor Roosevelt.
Mental Issues
Calvin Trillin
Letters From the March 13, 2017, Issue
Our Readers
We were immigrants once... Truly democratic, truly national... Trump's uncivil acts... Sleuths with pens... Righteous resistance... We've got you covered ...
And I Still Speak of It
Rachel Zucker
Puzzle No. 3424
Joshua Kosman and Henri Picciotto
Picabia's Monster
Barry Schwabsky
Even at his most iconoclastic, the French avant-gardist sought to paint life.
 

 
 
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The Democratic Strategist
Political Strategy Notes
“To resist the Trump presidency effectively, Democrats have to go beyond the defensive posture of relying exclusively or even primarily on protests, demonstrations and other forms of opposition. Instead, Democrats must seek to establish an independent and strong political ...
Trump's Doomed Govern-from-the-Base Strategy Opens Up Opportunity for Dems
In his Boston Globe column, “Renewing the Democrats -- and America,” Richard North Patterson’s lede shares an ominous statistic: WHY HAVE DEMOCRATS struggled to defeat President Trump's most objectionable cabinet nominees? Because Hillary Clinton's 3 million popular vote margin ...
Mobilizing Against Trump's Attack Against the Environment
The following post by Keith Gaby is cross-posted from the Environmental Defense Fund: The Trump administration's stumbling start - daily controversies, "alternative facts," historically low approval ratings and much more - doesn't mean the president and his allies can't ...
Political Strategy Notes
From “41 Democratic Senators Can Stop Donald Trump's Supreme Court Pick” a HuffPo article by Richard Greene: “…It is not a certainty that Republicans will, indeed, "nuke" the filibuster. They need 50 of their 52 Senate members and it is ...
February 17: Trump Kills the Traditional Presidential Presser
Like most political observers, I watched Donald Trump’s Thursday press conference–if that’s what you want to call it–with a mixture of fascination and horror. On reflection, I wrote these observations for New York: Donald Trump's impromptu 80-minute press conference ...
Trump Kills the Traditional Presidential Presser
Like most political observers, I watched Donald Trump’s Thursday press conference–if that’s what you want to call it–with a mixture of fascination and horror. On reflection, I wrote these observations for New York: Donald Trump's impromptu 80-minute press conference ...
Drum: Behind Harward's Decline of Trump's NSA Offer
President Trump settled on a widely-respected national security expert to replace Michael Flynn as  National Security Advisor, retired Vice Admiral Robert Harward. Unfortunately, Harward turned Trump’s offer down. Kevin Drum’s Mother Jones post “K.T. McFarland Is Too Much to Swallow, ...
Political Strategy Notes
At TPM’s Edblog Josh Marshall makes the case “Flynn Doesn’t Matter. This Is About Trump,” and notes, “Through the course of the campaign, transition and presidency, three top Trump advisors and staffers have had to resign because of issues ...

 
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