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This New Deal Agency Promoted Civil Rights. Trump Wants to Kill It.

Waleed Shahid

After civil rights leader A. Phillip Randolph threatened to lead a march on Washington, FDR created the Fair Employment Practices Committee.

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The GOP Health-Care Bill Isn't Dead Yet

The Nation

A delay in the Senate doesn't mean Republicans have given up. 

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Trump's Election Win Is Already Being Felt on the Supreme Court

David Cole

Neil Gorsuch looks to be just as conservative as Scalia--and if Trump gets to replace Kennedy, the Court will be as conservative as it's been in a century.

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Media Contempt for Facts Grows Along With the Dangers of War With Russia

Stephen F. Cohen

"Russiagate" has become a grave threat to US national security--but its discredited foundational allegations persist.

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Is the Saudi Boycott of Qatar Driving It into the Arms of Iran?

Juan Cole

Saudi overreaching just might destroy the Gulf Cooperation Council--and strengthen Iran's regional power.

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Springtime for Union Busting?

Ian Millhiser

The Supreme Court's war on the labor movement may soon claim some high-profile casualties.

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Alex Jones Is a Practiced Swindler--Just Like His Biggest Fan

Eric Alterman

Jones felt burned by his treatment on Megyn Kelly's show, but the Infowars "performance artist" should have known their interview had nothing to do with journalism.

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Socialism's Past and Future

Martin Jay

Axel Honneth's new book seeks to give renewed meaning to the socialist ideal.

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Mitch McConnell's Health-Care Setback Is a Big F*cking Deal

Joan Walsh

Progressives have to continue to agitate, but they dealt the right a blow this week.

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Take Action Now: Keep Up the Fight to Save Our Health Care

NationAction

We need to fight until the cruel Republican "health-care" bill is defeated for good. 

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Lux: Three Keys to a Winning Strategy for Democrats
The following article by Democraic strategist Mike Lux, author of “The Progressive Revolution: How the Best in America Came to Be,” is cross-posted from HuffPo: The Democratic talking points after losing two more House special elections, including one in Georgia ...
Political Strategy Notes
“Many of the party's existing economic priorities play well in both spheres of underdevelopment, the urban and the rural, and among groups found in both places, such as millennials. Reducing costs or eliminating tuition at public colleges and universities ...
Political Strategy Notes
AP’s Erica Werner makes a case that “McConnell stakes it all on health care bill” and writes thaT “The shrewd Kentuckian has made himself practically the sole arbiter of the bill and will be largely responsible for the outcome, ...
June 22: Democrats' 2017 Losing Streak Likely To End in November
After the agony of Election Night for GA-06 on January 20, I thought it might be a good idea to offer Democrats some immediate hope. So I wrote up the electoral prospects for the rest of 2017 at New ...
Democrats' 2017 Losing Streak Likely To End in November
After the agony of Election Night for GA-06 on January 20, I thought it might be a good idea to offer Democrats some immediate hope. So I wrote up the electoral prospects for the rest of 2017 at New ...
What Ossoff Did Right
You may have already had your fill of post-mortems of the GA-6 election. Just about everybody has had their say about what Jon Ossoff did wrong, or what went wrong in the Atlanta ‘burbs special election, save the candidate ...
June 21: Lessons From the Sixth District of Georgia
After overcoming an emotional hangover, I had this to say about the Handel/Ossoff race at New York: As I noted as the returns were still coming in, the spin wars over the meaning of this contest will be nearly ...
Lessons From the Sixth District of Georgia
After overcoming an emotional hangover, I had this to say about the Handel/Ossoff race at New York: As I noted as the returns were still coming in, the spin wars over the meaning of this contest will be nearly ...

 
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