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Yes, the Democratic Party Did Abandon the Working Class
It's not as if the Democratic Party was ever "the party of the people" — at least not in the mystical sense depicted by both party loyalists and some on the left who are nostalgic for the liberal tradition established by Franklin Roosevelt and carried forward by Lyndon Johnson. But the party was,...
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Turning the White House into the New Headquarters for Trump University
There are sharp differences between the political parties in many areas, but one principle on which there has been a longstanding agreement is that the presidency should not be used as a marketing platform for the president’s personal business interests. Donald Trump seems determined to break with...
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Through the Gates of Hell: From the Invasion of Iraq to Donald Trump
President Trump, the empire of chaos, and the end of the American experiment
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Revenge of the Forgotten Class
Hillary Clinton and the Democrats were playing with fire when they effectively wrote off white workers in the small towns and cities of the Rust Belt.
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The Modern History of ‘Rigged’ US Elections
Donald Trump claims the U.S. presidential election is “rigged,” drawing condemnation from the political/media establishment which accuses him of undermining faith in American democracy. But neither side understands the real problem
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Trump the Arsonist
Evangelicals, survivalists, the alt-right, and Hurricane Donald
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Why the Vice Presidential Debate Matters
Tim Kaine and Mike Pence have only one chance to audition for a job that has grown increasingly more important.
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Stop the Killing
Maybe half a million dead, half a country — 10 million people — displaced from their homes, jettisoned onto the mercy of the world. Welcome to war. Welcome to Syria. This is a conflict apparently too complex to understand. The U.S. brokered a ceasefire with Russia, then proceeded to lead a bombing...
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There’s No Debate
The candidates and the media have thoroughly corrupted the presidential debates. Our democracy deserves better. There's still time for a change.
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Are We Just Going to Pretend Another President Didn't Give Iran Their Money?
Let's go to the videotape.
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