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Peter

Dismantling federal efforts to address climate change will make it harder for Trump to deliver on his promise to create employment. more

Mar 29, 2017 2:51 PM Dispatches

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Elvert Barnes

We'll likely never know, but the maximally conservative record of the Supreme Court nominee provides some answers. Journalist Jake Whitney talks with law professor Zephyr Teachout in search of clues. more

Mar 24, 2017 4:57 PM Dispatches 1 Comments

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Massimo Brega

Historian Yuval Noah Harari argues that no job is safe from robots. So will the tech revolution spell the end of democracy as we know it? more

Mar 24, 2017 12:37 PM Dispatches

The best way to make a piece of legislation bulletproof is to name it after a child, especially a disabled child. more

Mar 24, 2017 9:42 AM Dispatches 1 Comments

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Mona Shaikh

Her work has been banned in her home country Pakistan, which she’s described as “a land of virgins,” and she’s even received death threats. more

Mar 23, 2017 9:12 AM Dispatches

Donald Trump’s first budget makes his antipathy to the environment clear—and his love for fossil fuels and nuclear power even clearer. more

Mar 17, 2017 11:02 AM Dispatches 1 Comments

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RAYGUN

An Iowa insider describes how low the congressman will go, and why the state has had such a hard time getting rid of him. more

Mar 17, 2017 9:27 AM Dispatches

Trump’s new Secretary of Interior idolizes Teddy Roosevelt, but Zinke’s history reveals he’s in close company with the “great special interests” Roosevelt condemned. more

Mar 9, 2017 1:08 PM Dispatches

Republicans say they just want to make people more responsible for their own health care. Take inventory of your vital organs. Are some more vital than others? more

Mar 9, 2017 12:22 PM Dispatches 2 Comments

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quinn norton

The revised order affords the Trump Administration wide latitude in broadening the scope of the order upon whim, with language that will allow the profiling of entire countries so as to exclude their citizens. more

Mar 9, 2017 12:07 PM Dispatches

Travel ban on Hades... more

Mar 9, 2017 12:00 AM Dispatches

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dignidadrebelde

“In the middle of catastrophe, in the middle of disaster, people—particularly people who have already suffered—see an opportunity to evolve to another stage of humanity.” more

Mar 8, 2017 12:19 PM Dispatches

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Andrea DiCenzo

In January, my colleagues and I interviewed dozens of residents in eastern Mosul who had remained in their homes as Iraq’s battle with the Islamic State shifted to their neighborhoods. They shared horrific stories. more

Mar 3, 2017 8:02 AM Dispatches

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Keith Allison

Why are basketball stars some of the most politically outspoken players in sports? It’s a global sport with a young audience, made of athletes with shared experiences of discrimination. more

Mar 2, 2017 3:48 PM Dispatches

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JWPhotowerks

Calling our military “gutted” and “depleted,” the Donald has created a mental image in America’s mind of skinny Mac getting sand kicked in his face. Once again, reality and Trump are not in the same area code. more

Mar 2, 2017 10:21 AM Dispatches 1 Comments

Immigrants, dead soldiers, corporations all have reason to be “happy” in the President’s restored America. more

Mar 1, 2017 1:05 PM Dispatches

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Gage Skidmore

A series of disastrous new rightwing policies and a call for a Convention of States underscore the danger of states’ lordship over cities. more

Feb 28, 2017 9:56 AM Dispatches

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Elvert Barnes

I’m confident that if given the opportunity, I would be an excellent professional protester. And to think I’ve been doing this for free! more

Feb 27, 2017 11:34 AM Dispatches

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Lorie Shaull

The outcome of the Ellison-Perez contest will shape how Democrats position themselves as the opposition party at a time of unprecedented mass resistance to the Trump-Republican agenda more

Feb 24, 2017 12:35 PM Dispatches

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