All Articles on Al Franken

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Stomach-Churning and Not Welcome: Telling It Like It Is
Last year's unequivocal welcome. Getty Images Even in the wake of the (albeit Barr- scrubbed) Mueller report documenting multifarious crimes, lies, scams, cons, hustles and acts of obstruction, an astonishing number of Democrats and media outlets continue to hem and haw and hedge on just how God-...
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It is often made explicit that “purity test” is merely code for the Democratic base wanting more leftist policies, and being disgruntled with politicians who block them. (Photo: Screenshot) Views
‘Purity Tests’: How Corporate Media Describe Progressives Standing Up for Principles
The phrase is code for elites being pressured in ways they don’t like, and is often a shield against legitimate criticism of corruption or dependence on corporate power
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By the close of business on Friday, all 2018 midterm ballots to be counted, or information required from voters to ensure their ballot would count, is due in both states.(Photo: @ajplus/Twitter) Views
For Georgia and Florida, Midterm Election Counts Continue
Democratic candidates’ push for counting every vote raises questions about election technology for future races nationwide
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Will this finally mobilize a resistance movement or will it just further confirm the dominance of the pack? (Photo: Mark Wilson/Getty Images) Views
Trump and Kavanaugh Win One for the Pack
How frats, teams, and gangs divide, conquer, and now judge America
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Democrats Are Missing An Enormous Opportunity To Lead On Sexual Harassment
We lose all moral authority to call out the abominable behavior of Moore and Trump if we refuse to call it out on our own side.
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The Disruption of White Supremacy
The white male-centric colonial system is incapable of the leadership we need, and Indigenous knowledge is essential for the innovation that will follow this disruption
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Behold: Divine Intervention for Michele Bachmann Straight From God's Lips, If She Has Them
Because of course, Minnesota wingnut, Trump evangelical "advisor" and screechy enemy of Obamacare Michele Bachmann recently said she was looking for a sign from her besty God before deciding if she was "being called" to run for Al Franken's vacant seat in the Senate. Bachmann served eight years in...
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One Year On, Reflecting and Refining Tactics to Take Our Country Back
"2018 will only be a pivotal year if we are prepared to do the work."
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"What’s clear is that this is a moment of social change. I believe we should value everyone who is a participant in it, willingly or otherwise. Real social change leaves no one out." (Photo: Michael Reynolds/EPA-EFE/REX/Shutterstock) Views
Turning Perpetrators into Healers
Powerful men are feeling the sting of accountability for stupid and cruel behavior that until recently seemed consequence-free.
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Alabama Saves The Day. But Not Much Else.
Just look at what it took to beat Republican Roy Moore, no ordinary rightwing barbarian—even for Alabama
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