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Roger Goodell's Father Had a Political Backbone--Why Doesn't Roger?

John Nichols

The NFL commissioner is bending to pressure from a reactionary Republican president--something Senator Charles Goodell refused to do.

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It's 'Feminist Christmas' in Ireland

Katha Pollitt

"We'll never go back," say activists, as a vote to repeal the ban on abortion wins by an overwhelming margins.

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Top 10 Memorial Day Songs

Peter Rothberg

Songs about war and attendant suffering cut across musical genres.

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Breaking a Promise, Tom Perez Puts His Thumb on the Scale for Andrew Cuomo

John Nichols

By abandoning a commitment to strict neutrality and endorsing in a key race, the DNC chair undermines confidence in the Democratic Party.

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The Many Philip Roths

David Marcus

The novelist's wide-ranging work spanned from irreverent short stories to self-lacerating picaresque to experimental fiction, but at its center there was still a moral core.

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John Bolton Gets Another Chance to Undermine the UN

Barbara Crossette

Unlike Nikki Haley, his aim is destruction, not repair.

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What if School Lunch Programs Promoted Public Health, Good Jobs, and the Environment?

Anna Lappé, Jose Oliva

From LA to Cook County, local governments are using their purchasing power to transform the food system.

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Indonesian Art Collective

Taring Padi

Based in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, Taring Padi is an art collective that uses art as a tool for political expression and education for all.

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Forget 'America First'--Donald Trump's Policy Is Drones First

Rebecca Gordon

In Niger and elsewhere, Washington is using drones to expand the "War on Terror."

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The Presence and Absence of Basquiat

Stuart Klawans


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The Economist's New Midterm Model: Dems Have Solid Lead in Quest for House Majority
For Dems who may be worrying excessively about Trump’s very modest uptick in his approval ratings and the 3.9 percent unemployment rate for April, The Economist magazine has unveiled a wonky new “prediction model for America's mid-term elections,” with ...
May 24: Stacey Abrams and Biracial Democratic Coalitions in the South
Thinking about the Georgia Democratic gubernatorial primary that occurred earlier this week, I offered some ruminations at New York as a long-time Georgia Democrat about the evolution of the party in the region: It has been remarked upon often ...
Stacey Abrams and Biracial Democratic Coalitions in the South
Thinking about the Georgia Democratic gubernatorial primary that occurred earlier this week, I offered some ruminations at New York as a long-time Georgia Democrat about the evolution of the party in the region: It has been remarked upon often ...
Political Strategy Notes - Abrams Historic Win in Georgia
Georgia Democratic gubernatorial nomineee Stacy Abrams not only beat her Democratic opponent, Stacy Evans, by a 3-1 margin; she also received more votes than the two Republican candidates, Brian Kemp and Casey Cagle, combined. Kemp and Cagle are now ...
Teixeira: A Case for Concerned Optimism on Midterms
The following post by Ruy Teixeira, author of The Optimistic Leftist and other works of political analysis  is cross-posted from his facebook page: Time to panic….or not? Keen-eyed observers of recent polling data will have noticed that Trump’s approval rating has edged up ...
New Message Platform for 2018'S Key Battlegrounds
New Message Platform for 2018’S Key Battlegrounds: Report From Phone Survey and Web-Panel in the 12-State Battleground ...
The Democratic Opportunity On The Economy and Tax Cuts
The Democratic Opportunity On The Economy and Tax Cuts ...
Macomb and America's new political moment
Learning From Obama-Trump Working Class Voters In Macomb and Democratic Base Groups In Greater Detroit ...

 
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