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 2021-02-18 21:52 

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Ted Cruz Should Stay in Cancun...

The Texas senator doesn't do his job even when he's home because conservatives have given up on governing....

 2021-02-18 19:02 

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Facebook Is a Global Mafia...

The tech giant's war on the Australian government shows that Mark Zuckerberg thinks he's not only above the law, but powerful enough to bend it to his will....

 2021-02-18 18:51 

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The Supreme Court Could Demolish Another Pillar of the Voting Rights Act...

The justices are hearing a new challenge involving the landmark 1965 law—and the Roberts Court is even more conservative than last time....

 2021-02-18 11:00 

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I Was a Rush Limbaugh Whisperer...

His radio show was once a vital outlet of conservative news—and I was one of his sources. But it became increasingly divorced from reality, like much of right-wing media....

 2021-02-18 11:00 

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The Deep Rot of the Massachusetts Democratic Party...

The Bay State's deep-blue reputation obscures a cynical political establishment that's more interested in accruing power than in advancing progressive policies....

 2021-02-18 11:00 

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Boeing's Disgraced Ex-CEO Returns to the Aerospace Industry—Backed by $240 Million...

Dennis Muilenburg escaped punishment for the 737 Max disasters. Now he's using finance's hottest investment vehicle to engineer a lucrative comeback....

 2021-02-17 19:50 

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Rush Limbaugh Made America Worse...

The racist, sexist radio host played a pivotal role in injecting cruelty and conspiracy into conservative mass media....

 2021-02-17 18:45 

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Teenagers Deserve a Place at Biden's Climate Table...

Including activists from the Sunrise Movement and elsewhere could improve the president's climate policy while energizing the youth vote....

 2021-02-17 11:00 

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Trump Will Be Haunted by the Law for Years to Come...

His postpresidency will be an exhausting and expensive parade of legal battles....

 2021-02-17 11:00 

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Mistakes Were Made, But Not By Us...

An anatomy of error...

 2021-02-17 11:00 

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Don't Let Amazon and Airbnb Get Their Tentacles in Vaccine Distribution...

The tech giants are offering their services to the Biden administration. They can't be trusted....

 2021-02-17 11:00 

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Andrew Cuomo Wishes He Were Ron DeSantis...

The two governors both botched their states' responses to Covid-19. The Democrat is paying a political price. The Republican is being touted as a 2024 presidential contender....

 2021-02-17 11:00 

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Transcript: On Being Wrong...

A transcript of Episode 25 of The Politics of Everything, "Mistakes Were Made, But Not By Us" WalterShapiro: Stage one isanonymity: You want to be the invisible man, you hope no one will notice. Thenyou......

 2021-02-17 11:00 

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The Consolations of the Illness Memoir...

Writing about the experience of illness is a burgeoning genre. What kind of hope can it offer?...

 2021-02-17 11:00 

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The Retrograde Quest for Symbolic Prophets of Black Liberation...

Moving beyond the Moses Complex...

 2021-02-16 15:55 

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Conservatives Are Seriously Accusing Wind Turbines of Killing People in the Texas Blackouts...

Tucker Carlson and others are using the deadly storm to attack wind power, but the state's independent, outdated grid and unreliable natural gas generation are to blame....

 2021-02-16 11:01 

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Can Historians Be Traumatized by History?...

Their secondhand experience of past horrors can debilitate them....

 2021-02-16 11:00 

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The Non-Hypocrisy of QAnon's Sexual Politics...

A string of Trump-associated Republicans have recently faced charges related to the sexual exploitation of minors. It won't matter to Q's true believers....

 2021-02-16 11:00 

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Nevada's Sales Pitch to Silicon Valley: You Can Create Your Own Government Here...

A bill in the works would turn over large tracts of Nevada to tech companies, allowing them to build—and run—their own towns....

 2021-02-16 11:00 

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Why West Virginia's Vaccine Rollout Puts New York and California to Shame...

Certain states have had much smoother, faster vaccinations than others—but it's not because they're prioritizing speed over equity....

 2021-02-15 21:54 

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The Predictable Politics Behind Trump's Second Impeachment Acquittal...

It was a foregone conclusion that the former president wouldn't be convicted—and the mainstream press is finally reaching a consensus about why....

 2021-02-15 11:00 

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The Capitol Riot Killed "Both Sides" Journalism...

Trump's acquittal notwithstanding, these violent events have forever changed the way Beltway reporters should do their jobs....

 2021-02-15 11:00 

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The Limits of Barack Obama's Idealism...

"A Promised Land" tells of a country that needed a savior....

 2021-02-15 11:00 

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Arizona's Democratic Senators Are Already Angering the Left...

The activists who sent Mark Kelly and Kyrsten Sinema to Washington aren't happy with their early moves in office....

 2021-02-15 11:00 

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Why Aren't Masks Free Yet?...

The CDC recommends we double up on masks or opt for higher-quality filtration. That's great guidance. Now help us pay for it....

 2021-02-14 01:54 

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The Botched Democratic Effort to Convict Donald Trump...

Had Senate Democrats called witnesses during the impeachment trial, they could have won over some independent voters. Instead, they rushed to go on recess....

 2021-02-13 11:00 

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Call Kyrsten Sinema's Bluff...

The would-be maverick Democrat is trying to sink the minimum wage hike. Her threats are emptier than they seem....

 2021-02-13 11:00 

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The Ambiguous End of "Remain in Mexico"...

Asylum seekers have more questions than answers after the Biden administration rolled back a policy that trapped thousands of people in border camps....

 2021-02-12 23:36 

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Would Everyone Please Have Some Pity for Poor Donald Trump?...

The former president's lawyers rested their case in the Senate impeachment trial with a simple, ridiculous claim: He's the real victim here....

 2021-02-12 19:45 

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The Spectacular Fall of The Lincoln Project...

A few months ago, the Never Trump group was raking in tens of millions of dollars. Is it all over?...

 2021-02-12 15:11 

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Death to the Inspirational News Story...

A teen gives up her college savings to pay her mother's back rent. A student uses his lunch money to help pay down his classmate's debt. Let's stop pretending these stories are heartwarming....

 2021-02-12 11:00 

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The Darker Story Just Outside the Lens of Framing Britney Spears...

The documentary and #FreeBritney movement treat the pop star's conservatorship as strange and exceptional. The truth is much more troubling....

 2021-02-12 11:00 

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Fire Louis DeJoy...

It wouldn't be simple for Joe Biden to oust the postmaster general, but it's hardly as impossible as the press is making it out to be....

 2021-02-12 11:00 

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Mitt Romney's Party of One...

He claims to want to save the Republican Party—by opposing its beloved leader and pushing policies more popular with Democrats....

 2021-02-12 11:00 

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Cancel Valentine's Day Consumerism...

It won't help your relationship, and it's bad for the planet....

 2021-02-12 02:33 

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Trump's Guilt Is Far Beyond a Reasonable Doubt...

Yet that's the problem: Senate Republicans are anything but reasonable....

 2021-02-11 11:01 

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How the Democratic Party Can Create a Majoritarian Coalition...

The case for forging a new politics of economic justice...

 2021-02-11 11:00 

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Lauren Oyler Is a Tough Critic of Contemporary Fiction. Can Her Novel Do Better?...

On "Fake Accounts" and the problems of millennial fiction...

 2021-02-11 11:00 

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The Press's Strange Memory-Holing of Trump's First Impeachment...

His second impeachment trial is being presented as a cut-and-dry case, in contrast to its predecessor. But the first impeachment was cut-and-dry, too....

 2021-02-11 11:00 

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Mardi Gras Is an Environmental Disaster...

The annual carnival along the Gulf Coast was canceled this year due to the pandemic. Here's how to make it more eco-friendly in 2022....

 2021-02-11 10:59 

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MachiavellianMoments...

The Renaissance thinker's guide to contemporary politics...

 2021-02-11 05:34 

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The Entire Republican Party Is on Trial...

During the impeachment proceedings, the GOP is revealing just how soulless and spineless it really is....

 2021-02-11 01:07 

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The Damnable Senators of the Republican Party...

With a few notable exceptions, these lawmakers have forfeited any claim to decency or patriotism during Trump's impeachment trial....

 2021-02-10 19:03 

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Does Jack Dorsey Have Any Clue What He's Doing?...

Twitter has permanently banned Donald Trump. But the social media company lacks a viable, long-term strategy for dealing with toxic users....

 2021-02-10 11:00 

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The Unfulfilled Promise of Julian Bond...

How could someone so telegenic, so witty, and skilled in politics have missed out on higher office?...

 2021-02-10 11:00 

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Moderate Democrats' Cruel Calculus on Who Deserves Stimulus Relief...

Blue Dogs are selectively anxious about when their policies might benefit the wealthy, and their obsession with means testing is going to leave people out to dry in a crisis....

 2021-02-10 11:00 

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The Dakota Access Pipeline Trades Temporary Jobs for Lives...

President Biden shouldn't wait to pull the plug on oil projects that threaten Native communities and others around the globe....

 2021-02-10 11:00 

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A Covid Uprising in America's Jails...

A protest in St. Louis exposed the deadly risks incarcerated people in the U.S. have faced for a year. Vaccine delays have only heightened those tensions....

 2021-02-10 11:00 

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Biden's Pledge to Pull Back in Yemen Is Full of Holes...

While he's breaking with his predecessors, Biden's rhetoric leaves room for the Saudis to slip out of commitments....

 2021-02-10 03:29 

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The Worst Impeachment Defense in American History...

President Trump's lawyers swung wildly between incompetence to malevolence in a presentation that was, at best, merely embarrassing....

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