Jacob Sugarman

Jacob Sugarman

Jacob Sugarman is the acting managing editor at Truthdig. He is a graduate of the Arthur L. Carter Institute of Journalism whose writing has appeared in Salon, AlterNet and Tablet, among other publications.

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Since Morales’ forced resignation, the response of leading Democrats and presidential hopefuls has been one of almost total silence, even among the party’s putative progressives. (Photo: CNN) Views
Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Bernie Sanders' Stance on Bolivia Matters
Toward the end of Saturday night’s Democratic forum hosted by the Spanish language network Univision, moderator Jorge Ramos posed what can charitably be called a leading question to 2020 hopeful Bernie Sanders. Ramos, who cemented his place in the public consciousness when then-candidate Donald...
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Migrants from Central America argue with a U.S. Border Patrol agent. (Photo: Gregory Bull / AP) Views
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
Trump Is Forging His Own Gaza on the Southern Border
When a crowd is exposed to tear gas, an aerosol containing the chemical agent 2-chlorobenzaldene malononitrile (CS), nasal passages begin to run, eyes water uncontrollably and breathing grows short and painful. Those directly exposed can experience vomiting or diarrhea. Effects take hold within 30...
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Employees at Amazon's headquarters in Seattle. (Photo: Elaine Thompson / AP) Views
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Amazon's Billion-Dollar Shakedown of America's Cities
If one required reminding of the Democratic Party’s complete capitulation to corporate interests, to say nothing of the country’s as a whole, he or she need only have listened to New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s address on Tuesday. “One of the biggest companies on earth next to the biggest...
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