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2020: The Year Republicans Wanted You to Just Die Already

2020: The Year Republicans Wanted You to Just Die Already
And if you're a Black or brown person, well, we're screwed.
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How Right-Wing Conservatives Have Laid Waste to America for 50 Years

How Right-Wing Conservatives Have Laid Waste to America for 50 Years
Thanks to a half century of insidious "trickle-down" philosophy—which astoundingly continues to be preached by many of the super-rich—inequality has stretched our nation nearly to the breaking point.
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Smart Commentators Must Stop Minimizing Trump's Ongoing Threat To This Election

Smart Commentators Must Stop Minimizing Trump's Ongoing Threat To This Election
How far will Donald Trump go to stay in power, and how far will enough of his supporters—in Congress, in the military and police, and in the street—go to keep him in power?
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No, I Won’t Reach Out to Trump Voters

No, I Won’t Reach Out to Trump Voters
Why is it always the responsibility of oppressed people to reach out to their oppressors?
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Robert Reich: Can Biden Heal America when Trump and his Allies Don’t Want it Healed?

Robert Reich: Can Biden Heal America when Trump and his Allies Don’t Want it Healed?
Trump exploited our divisions to gain and try to keep power. He didn’t just pour salt into our wounds. He planted grenades in them. And now he and his enablers appear willing to pull the pins.
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Robert Reich: How to Reverse the GOP’s Power Grab

Robert Reich: How to Reverse the GOP’s Power Grab
Barring a miracle, Amy Coney Barrett will be confirmed on Monday as the ninth justice on the U.S. Supreme Court. This is a travesty of democracy.Here's How to Track Your Mail-in Ballot in Each State
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How to Stop Trump from Stealing the Election

How to Stop Trump from Stealing the Election
Make this a blowout victory for Joe Biden and Democrats down the ballot, and stop Trump from stealing this election.
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Amy Coney Barrett Wants to Decide If You’re Virtuous Enough to Vote

Amy Coney Barrett Wants to Decide If You’re Virtuous Enough to Vote
Barrett’s argument in favor of “virtue” requirements for participating in the political process in antithetical to an inclusive democracy.
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Robert Reich: What You Need to Know About the GOP Takeover of the Supreme Court

Robert Reich: What You Need to Know About the GOP Takeover of the Supreme Court
Republicans know if they let the people decide who should appoint the next Supreme Court justice, their last chance to implement minority rule could be lost.
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I'm a Public Health Researcher, and I'm Dismayed About the CDC

I'm a Public Health Researcher, and I'm Dismayed About the CDC
I find the politicization of advice coming out of the CDC disturbing, to say the least.
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