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 2021-01-28 11:00 

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The Republican Retreat From Governance...

The direction of conservative "thought" since Trump left office suggests that the party's future is limited to brutal voter suppression and culture-war conflict....

 2021-01-28 11:00 

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Unemployment Nation...

Stories from the pandemic unemployed, underemployed, or otherwise put out....

 2021-01-28 11:00 

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Here's What Happens When Every Government Vehicle Is Electric...

Joe Biden's pledge to green the federal fleet could remake transportation—or not. It's all in the execution....

 2021-01-28 11:00 

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Tribal Nations Deserve a Greater Say on Drilling Projects...

Joe Biden's executive memorandum doesn't go far enough....

 2021-01-27 18:35 

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The Gamestop Saga Shows How Casino Capitalism Is Eating the World...

It turns out Reddit can move markets. Can Wall Street regain control? Is anyone better off if they do?...

 2021-01-27 11:00 

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The Age of the Disappearing Boss...

From open office plans to gig work cons and fast-food franchises, the question of who's actually in charge has been intentionally obscured....

 2021-01-27 11:00 

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How The Dig and Ammonite Fetishize British-ness...

In celebrating unsung heroes of history, two new movies overly romanticize the past....

 2021-01-27 11:00 

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Republicans Don't Care About "Unity"...

And the press shouldn't pretend they do....

 2021-01-27 11:00 

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Fine, Keep the Filibuster. Kill the 60-Vote Requirement Instead....

How to make the Senate functional without forcing Kyrsten Sinema and Joe Manchin to go back on their word...

 2021-01-27 11:00 

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The Persistence of Hate In American Politics...

After Charlottesville, the historian Joan Wallach Scott wanted to find out how societies face up to their past—and why some fail....

 2021-01-27 11:00 

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The D.C. Statehood Debate Is Coming, Like It or Not...

The most important liberal advocacy organizations—and a broader swath of the public—are pushing to make the District of Columbia the fifty-first state....

 2021-01-26 21:39 

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The Senate Is Failing...

Nobody does more to dismember the hollow mythology of the...

 2021-01-26 17:14 

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Leon Black and the American Tradition of Impunity...

The private equity billionaire, pressured into retirement this week, gave $158 million to sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein. Why doesn't it matter more?...

 2021-01-26 11:00 

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How Do You Deradicalize a Cop?...

As law enforcement agencies search their ranks for extremists, deeper questions have emerged about the racist, conspiratorial thinking embedded in those institutions....

 2021-01-26 11:00 

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Why Josh Hawley is Playing the Victim...

The Missouri senator probably won't shut up about how he was "silenced" any time soon....

 2021-01-26 11:00 

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What Happened to the Intern Revolution?...

In the mid-2010s, the unpaid, coffee-fetching masses appeared to be rising up. But 10 years later, there are few signs that the entry-level revolt happened at all....

 2021-01-26 11:00 

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The Fossil Fuel Industry Thinks It Will Have a Good Year Under Biden...

Without a big push to decarbonize, economic recovery means more business for oil companies....

 2021-01-26 11:00 

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The True Cost of Energy Monopolies...

Duke Energy's influence in North Carolina goes well beyond the electricity bill....

 2021-01-26 11:00 

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How Biden Can Achieve a Russian Restoration...

With Putinism under assault, the president can forge a new path by rejecting regime change and heavy-handed democracy promotion in favor of interconnected diplomacy....

 2021-01-25 19:02 

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Ban Trump and Break Up Facebook...

The Facebook Oversight Board should maintain the ban on the former president. Then Congress should regulate the enormous power the platform possesses....

 2021-01-25 11:00 

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Right to Work on a Hot Planet...

Labor and climate campaigners quite literally share a common enemy. The name often ends in Koch....

 2021-01-25 11:00 

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Against the Consensus Approach to History...

How not to learn about the American past...

 2021-01-25 11:00 

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The Very Serious Appeal of Call My Agent...

The show set in a French talent agency is the antidote to superficial satires on Hollywood....

 2021-01-23 11:00 

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Mitch McConnell Is Killing the Filibuster...

The Senate Minority Leader's too-clever-by-half demands may push Democrats to throw over the Jim Crow-era relic once and for all....

 2021-01-23 11:00 

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Democrats Can Preach "Unity" and Still Kill the Filibuster...

Why Joe Biden's position on the issue doesn't really matter...

 2021-01-22 22:08 

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Don't Fire People for Dumb Tweets...

The Niskanen Center bowed to fake outrage from bad-faith right-wing trolls when it fired Will Wilkinson....

 2021-01-22 18:15 

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Kill Coal to Save Lives...

It's time to finish what the Obama administration started. It's time to finish off coal....

 2021-01-22 11:00 

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What Can Sea Shanties Tell Us About Energy Transitions?...

Oil companies like to point to the demise of the whaling industry as an example of market-based energy solutions. The reality is much more complicated....

 2021-01-22 11:00 

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We Regret To Inform You That Republicans are Talking About Secession Again...

The lessons of Brexit remind us that being part of these United States is a really great deal....

 2021-01-22 11:00 

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Can the White House Press Briefing Be Saved?...

Yes, new press secretary Jen Psaki is getting raves. That doesn't mean televised briefings are worthwhile....

 2021-01-22 11:00 

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The Essential Worker Strike Wave...

More than 1,000 frontline workers are on strike as the pandemic rages in New York City. Could this be a flash of what's to come?...

 2021-01-22 11:00 

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Don't Worry About Joe Manchin...

The West Virginia senator was cozy with Trump for political reasons. But he's less of an obstacle to an ambitious agenda than an organized gang of Senate moderates....

 2021-01-21 11:00 

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The Beginning of the End of Meaningless Work...

Ten years out from "The Problem With Work," the theorist Kathi Weeks considers the current labor crisis, "essential" jobs, and post-pandemic futures...

 2021-01-21 11:00 

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You Don't Have to Love Your Job...

What if workers channeled their passion into organizing for better pay and conditions instead?...

 2021-01-21 11:00 

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The End of the 40-Year War on Government...

Biden's election can be more than a repudiation of Trumpian misrule. It can reject Ronald Reagan's cynicism, as well....

 2021-01-21 11:00 

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Why Donald Trump Is Already Teasing a 2024 Campaign...

The "will he or won't he?" phase of his postpresidency has already begun....

 2021-01-21 11:00 

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Will Biden's China Hawks Destroy His Climate Ambitions?...

All executive departments and agencies are now gearing up to fight climate change. But you can't fight climate change without China....

 2021-01-20 23:16 

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The Uncertain Promise of Biden's Presidency...

His message of unity has broad appeal in a shattered country. But does Mitch McConnell care?...

 2021-01-20 20:21 

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We Mock QAnon at Our Own Risk...

Journalists laughed at followers of the conspiracy theory after an Inauguration Day prophecy failed to come true. But Trump-era extremists aren't going anywhere....

 2021-01-20 20:05 

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Trump's Final Act of Extraordinary Corruption...

The president goes out on a seamy and haphazard note, pardoning those who did crimes on his behalf....

 2021-01-20 11:00 

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Cancel All the Pipelines...

Without congressional action, the Biden administration's planned Day One revocation of the Keystone XL permit will be an important but temporary victory....

 2021-01-20 11:00 

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How to Vaccinate a Country Amid Trump's Wreckage...

The vaccine rollout has been plagued by bottlenecks and avoidable confusion. The Biden team says it wants to fix that....

 2021-01-20 11:00 

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Accountability Is the Cure for an Ailing Democracy...

The United States should follow the examples of other nations that were brave enough to make their despotic leaders face justice....

 2021-01-20 11:00 

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The Trump Era Was Always Going to End in Violence...

The Capitol insurrection was born of a violent minoritarian tradition that is as American as apple pie—and it isn't done yet....

 2021-01-20 11:00 

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The Hard Truth About Joe Biden...

He's not going to singlehandedly heal a broken nation. But there's still a future to fight for....

 2021-01-20 11:00 

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Donald Trump's Dumb "1776 Project" Is a Perfect End to His Presidency...

His forays into history underscore that he has always practiced a hollow form of American exceptionalism....

 2021-01-20 11:00 

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Farewell to Trump's Baby Sociopaths...

Good riddance to the fake redneck, the cancer-charity grifter, and the amoral Florida Woman....

 2021-01-19 18:57 

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The Military Occupation of D.C. Is a National Disgrace...

Tens of thousands of troops have locked down the city. This isn't necessary to secure Biden's inauguration—it's just more security theater....

 2021-01-19 18:15 

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The Presidency Is a Bad Job...

A consideration of dirty work, the people who dream of doing it, and what it means for everyone else...

 2021-01-19 11:00 

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My Life Sewing T-Shirts for 26 Cents an Hour...

You might think I work outside the U.S., beyond the reach of our labor laws. You'd be wrong....

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