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The Contempt of the Gorsuch Family

Neil sees no reason to encumber his very attractive appearance with a mask even though CDC suggestions clearly suggest that wearing a mask in those circumstances would be appropriate.
Christopher Brauchli ·


Droning on in This Hellfire World

Assassins-in-Chief and their brood.

Tom Engelhardt ·


No, The Teachers Are Not Okay

The system is built on the backs of teachers. And we are ready to collapse.

Steven Singer ·


Billions Who Need the Most Help Can Also Benefit—As Americans Have—From Changes in Economic Policy

Allowing the IMF to issue $1.5 trillion in special drawing rights would save countless lives and wouldn’t cost U.S. taxpayers a dime.

Mark Weisbrot ·


Thanks to the Child Tax Credit, My Son Won't Suffer the Tremendous Trauma I Did

I grew up poor and traumatized, not knowing how to get help. Now my own child's life will be better.

La'Shon Marshall ·


From 9/11 to Covid, Social Security Is There for Us in Times of Crisis

Social Security is a shining example of how we can strengthen our security when we pool our risks and responsibilities.

Nancy J. Altman ·


One 9/11 First Responder Reflects: Life is Duty

Respect is hollow in absence of shared sacrifice.

Donna Smith ·


On Deregulation and Covid Masks, Libertarians Are Loud. On Female Liberty, Deafening Silence

A libertarian is someone who will defend a woman's right not to wear a medical mask during a pandemic, but inexplicably holds that choices about her body, her health, her economic situation, and her entire life trajectory, belong to the government.

Lynn Parramore ·


The Moral Idiocy and Suicidal Tendency of Endless War

Eight trillion dollars have been surrendered to 20 years of high-tech killing and nation-wrecking, but this is hardly questioned. There's no accountability. The future that we want, the one that still includes humanity, remains an ideal.

Robert C. Koehler ·


"Freedom" Does Not Mean Putting Our Children at Risk During a Pandemic

America's children shouldn't be held hostage to a partisan political brawl. It's time we focused solely on their learning and their safety.

Robert Reich ·


Billionaires Need to Get on Board With More Taxes or Expect the Pitchforks

The super-rich have made a killing off of the pandemic. It's time to tax the hell out of them to pay for programs that serve the working class.

Miles Kampf-Lassin ·

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