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Indigenous Activists at Standing Rock Told a Deep, True Story
Bill McKibben
And that's why they won at least a temporary victory.
A Proof, a Test, an Instruction
Marilynne Robinson
Obama is ours, in the deep sense that Lincoln is ours.
Resistance to the Dakota Access Pipeline Turns the Course of History
John Nichols
The Army Corps of Engineers says it will not grant a necessary easement to complete the pipeline.
The Lesson from Standing Rock: Organizing and Resistance Can Win
Naomi Klein
Indigenous water protectors are showing us how to fight back--and how to live again.
One Flew Over Bellevue
Nathan Smith
As little as David Oshinsky might care to admit it, the idea that Bellevue is a place for "crazies" has stuck in our cultural consciousness.
Donald Trump Just Hired a Current Theranos Board Member to Run the Pentagon
David Dayen
General Mattis is still associated with the quack medical company. So much for "extreme vetting."
Inside the Churches That Are Leading New York's Sanctuary Movement
Jake Offenhartz
New York's sanctuary movement is ready to become more radical. The question is, How?
Rutland, Vermont, Will Soon Be the New Home to 100 Syrian Refugees. How Will a Divided Community Embrace Them?
Daniel Judt
The small city is struggling to figure out who it is and just how welcoming it wants to be.
Regarding the Spectacle
Abounaddara
What happens when a society no longer has the ability to defend itself against post-truth?
Trump's Infrastructure Plan Is a Full-on Privatization Assault
Michelle Chen
There's a much better way to create jobs and rebuild our country's crumbling infrastructure.
 

 
 
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The Democratic Strategist
Political Strategy Notes
“The problem for the Democratic Party is not that its policies aren't progressive or populist enough,” writes Fareed Zakaria in a Washington Post op-ed. “They are already progressive and are substantially more populist than the Republican Party's on almost ...
December 2: Don't Forget About Medicaid, Democrats!
I feel like I’ve issued this reminder all too often over the years, but it’s time for it again: Medicare-focused Democrats should not forget about Medicaid! I wrote it up again for New York this week: Congressional Democrats are ...
Don't Forget About Medicaid, Democrats!
I feel like I’ve issued this reminder all too often over the years, but it’s time for it again: Medicare-focused Democrats should not forget about Medicaid! I wrote it up again for New York this week: Congressional Democrats are ...
What Trump Voters Want Done About Obamacare
The millions of Americans who have benefitted from the Affordable Care Act (ACA) have reason to be concerned about President-elect Trump’s intentions regarding the legislation. It’s not just Trump’s pledge to repeal the legislation and replace it with something ...
December 1: The Party of Permanent Voter Suppression
Donald Trump’s tweet this week claiming he would have won the presidential popular vote had not “millions of people…voted illegally” for his opponent is chilling beyond the light it casts on the president-elect’s personality and character. I wrote about ...
The Party of Permanent Voter Suppression
Donald Trump’s tweet this week claiming he would have won the presidential popular vote had not “millions of people…voted illegally” for his opponent is chilling beyond the light it casts on the president-elect’s personality and character. I wrote about ...
Political Strategy Notes
Some salient observations from Thomas B. Edsall’s New York Times op-ed, “Who Can Tell the Future of the Democratic Party?“: “A random examination of Obama's speeches during the 2008 campaign reveals his sensitivity to the concerns of the white working class ...
Dems Will Limit Damage to Obamacare
If reason and rules prevail, the amount of damage Trump and the Republicans do to Obamacare should be limited, according to incoming Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer. “Mr. Schumer vows to block all efforts to kill Obamacare, or gut ...

 
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