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Black Lives Don't Matter to the Supreme Court

Black Lives Don't Matter to the Supreme Court
While we are a nation of laws, the recent history of the Supreme Court offers little comfort that it will side with the powerless and the oppressed.
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It’s Time For a Black New Deal

 It’s Time For a Black New Deal
There are systemic issues of racism and poverty that, if not addressed comprehensively, will ensure that any “reform” effort today will be short-lived.
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Robert Reich: Trump's Presidency Is Over

Robert Reich: Trump's Presidency Is Over
You’d be forgiven if you hadn’t noticed. His verbal bombshells are louder than ever, but Donald J. Trump is no longer president of the United States.
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Medicare Is Best Way to Cover the Millions of Americans Whose Health Insurance Has Been Taken Away

Medicare Is Best Way to Cover the Millions of Americans Whose Health Insurance Has Been Taken Away
This solution is the most seamless for patients, and the most cost-effective approach for taxpayers. Plus, it prevents an unnecessary and massive transfer of government money to America’s health insurance companies.
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Beyond the Coronavirus, My Students See a Better World

 Beyond the Coronavirus, My Students See a Better World
Next week, classes will be online, but we’ve got an hour to brainstorm ideas for our environmental education class,” I told my students.
That was March 12, 2020. After a week of monitoring the news, the surreal had happened: The threat of the coronavirus consu
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Robert Reich: Trump’s 4-Step Plan for Reopening the Economy Will Be Lethal

Robert Reich: Trump’s 4-Step Plan for Reopening the Economy Will Be Lethal
So what is Trump’s reelection strategy? Reopen the economy, despite America's growing coronavirus death toll
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There’s Another Pandemic Sweeping the Country

There’s Another Pandemic Sweeping the Country
It’s Not Just COVID-19; We’re Also Facing a Mental Health Crisis
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Trump’s Pandemic Is Our Cuban Missile Crisis

Trump’s Pandemic Is Our Cuban Missile Crisis
And He’s Bungling It Badly. The Time to Intervene is Still Now.
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Robert Reich: Trump’s COVID-19 Power Grab

Robert Reich: Trump’s COVID-19 Power Grab
The utter chaos in America’s response to the pandemic is tailor-made for Donald Trump, who has spent a lifetime exploiting chaos for personal gain and blaming others for losses.
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What Is Trump Waiting For? Companies Must Be Ordered To Make Medical Supplies—Right Now

What Is Trump Waiting For? Companies Must Be Ordered To Make Medical Supplies—Right Now
The time for a World War II-like mobilization to defeat this enemy we all share is this very minute.
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