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“Elitist numbers. Fake news. Upside-down arrows. Don‘t believe the signs of weakness!” Read more

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The President has had poor luck with labor secretaries, and now he is poised to nominate Eugene Scalia, whose anti-regulatory advocacy two decades ago helped fuel today’s opioid epidemic. That’s not the best credential for a future labor secretary. Read more

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How many budding job-creators will we now turn away? Read more

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“Give me your huddled masses...yearning to be kidnapped and caged!” Read more

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Michael Vadon

When the next shooting happens, people with mental illness diagnoses will probably feel like hiding, but for the wrong reasons. Read more

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As the war approaches the end of its second decade, U.S. officials show no signs that they are willing to address the fundamental power dynamics that have fueled the war for so long. Meanwhile, innocent people die. Read more

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Reese Erlich

For the past year, the U.S. has escalated economic warfare with grudging acceptance by high-level Democrats and Republicans. Read more

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“Environmental regulations are falling, industry guys are rising, and the Arctic is melting!” Read more

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This poem is about a hate crime. It’s also about Donald Trump’s idea of hell: empathy. Read more

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With Trump stretching the leash of dog-whistle politics, a powerful economic message with a frank recognition of race is key to winning in 2020, says leading author and law professor. Read more

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Why is Trump picking racial fights? The short answer is because he is a racist. The longer answer is that it is a great way to fire up his base. Read more

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The Morales administration’s decision to sign the agreement directly violates an order from the country’s highest court. Read more

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Isabel Marshall

Four decades of relentless there-is-no-alternative propaganda has so many people believing that change is impossible, so you might as well stick your middle finger up at the world instead. Read more

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Laura Kneedler

It can start to feel like the fight for reproductive rights is only about preventing backslide, but that’s far from the truth. Read more

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Mueller? Boring! The real story is the psycho lovers . . . Read more

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Sigh. Remember the good ol’ days of meaningless distractions? Read more

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12 Angry Men

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Trump has dived deep into the septic tank before. But, folks, this is truly a new low. Read more

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Dig just a little below the surface and you’ll find that the much-discussed gains for working people are mostly illusionary. Read more

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We are calling on all people of conscience to shut down the concentration camps on the US-Mexico border through any nonviolent means necessary. Read more

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“It’s on this day that America First celebrates its independence from Crooked Hillary!” Read more

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