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Be Best, My Ass
Hypocrisy shining through. No cage for her, yet. OK, we are now and truly done with the con man and his vile hooker squatting in the White House. To date, the Birther Queen of Hypocrisy has stayed shrewdly silent through it all: The rapes, lies, cruelty, racism, corruption, bullying, mockery,...
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The new right has set about reordering the political landscape. Mainstream parties have lost credibility. Politics have become even more polarized. Not just liberalism but democracy itself is under attack. (Photo: The Battle for Another World / Institute for Policy Studies) Views
Inside the Battle for Another World
Understanding how the new right went global—and how to stop it—is key to keeping our planet habitable.
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Liberals are much more concerned about the quality of family relationships. (Photo: Loren Elliott/AFP via Getty Images) Views
Modern Family Progressive Values Put Conservatives to Shame
Progressives rightly embrace family diversity and egalitarian, solidaristic relationships.
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If we can’t easily regulate the amount of money in our politics, we might spread it around more (like Seattle), or create fewer opportunities to spend it (like Twitter) or less time in which to do so by limiting by law the length of campaigns, as Canada and many other nations do. (Photo: by Ethan Miller/Scott Olson/Olivier Douliery/Ira L. Black/Tsvi Braverman/Getty Images) Views
Can We Get the Money Out of Politics?
Many of the problems we have in the U.S. system, such as the Electoral College trumping (ahem) the popular vote, are institutional problems, and they are preserved by the high standards we set to amend the Constitution.
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A Very Sick Man
Trudeau practices his meditation. CNN photo. Front photo by Jonathan Ernst/Reuters Oh man. The Stable Genius just fell off the world stage at London's NATO meeting, and it was not pretty. His speech slurred and his eyes amphetamine-huge, Trump's wee brain seemed spectacularly frazzled, perhaps by...
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Committee Chairman Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) and Ranking Member Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) listen to Gordon Sondland, the U.S ambassador to the European Union, testify before the House Intelligence Committee in the Longworth House Office Building on Capitol Hill November 20, 2019 in Washington, DC. News
Declaring 'No One Is Above the Law,' House Intelligence Committee Releases Trump Impeachment Report
Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.) tweeted in response to the report that "the House Judiciary Committee should accept the Intelligence Committee report and immediately start drawing up articles of impeachment."
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A Briton is shocked at the cost of an ambulance ride in the U.S. News
'So If You're Poor, You're Dead'? Watch These Brits Gasp When They Find Out Cost of Healthcare in the United States
"The cost of American healthcare is literally unimaginable to most British people."
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The Right Thing To Do
Real people, real issues. Screenshot. For the start of another bleak week at the circus, a reminder that our future boasts the succor and promise of political leaders with empathy, decency, values and emotional intelligence who may yet - please God - take the reins of power from the soulless...
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Young climate activists protest carbon markets at the UNFCCC negotiations in Bonn in 2012. News
Green Groups at COP 25 Warn Against Market-Driven Solutions to Climate Emergency
"Now is not the time to offer an escape route to polluting Northern country governments and big oil."
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Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) Views
Why We Need a Green New Deal and Half Measures Won't Work
It's too late to rely on the market to solve the crisis we've put ourselves in. No politically acceptable tax or fee will foster the magnitude of change we need, in the time we need it.
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