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Vote like your life depends on it. It just might. more

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Prosecutors are increasingly reframing overdose deaths as murder. more

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“Nicaragua isn’t like Cuba. It’s not like Venezuela. People here aren’t scared. If he does something the people don’t like, they’ll take him out.” more

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Undoing the harm that Donald Trump has done will require continual struggle, involving much more profound commitments than just making it to the polls. more

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In “An Uncivil War,” Greg Sargent looks at the threats to democracy in the era of Trump. more

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The war is over, but its legacy remains—and human rights advocates are being targeted. more

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New books chronicle the insurgency of Black resistance. more

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The centrist strategy of trying to win over moderate Republicans backfired miserably for Democrats. Now progressive energy is pulling the so-called Blue Wave left. more

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The current administration's “America First” policy is a directive for the U.S. to meddle in the destiny of Central and South America. more

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The American president offers hope to growing far right forces overseas. more

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The midterms are a battle for the soul of both parties. more

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Blue wavers may find it harder to cast a ballot this fall, due to a counter-wave of policies meant to suppress the Democratic-leaning votes of the poor, the young, and minorities. more

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How legalization is driving small pot farmers out of business. more

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In a heavily Republican area many of the same white, rural voters who helped elect Donald Trump are passionately devoted to their Mexican employees. more

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