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Republicans Spent the Weekend Lying Their Faces Off About Health Care

Joan Walsh

Cuts to Medicaid? What cuts to Medicaid? There are no cuts to Medicaid here.

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Violence Is Rising in Congo--And the United States and EU Can Stop It, if They Want To

James North

They have immense leverage over Joseph Kabila's repressive government.

The post Violence Is Rising in Congo--And the United States and EU Can Stop It, if They Want To appeared first on The Nation.

Could This Put an End to Gerrymandering?

Anita Earls

The Fair Representation Act, introduced today in the House of Representatives, would allow everyone to have a say in our democracy.

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American Special Ops Forces Have Deployed to 70 Percent of the World's Countries in 2017

Nick Turse

And we're only halfway through the year.

The post American Special Ops Forces Have Deployed to 70 Percent of the World's Countries in 2017 appeared first on The Nation.

These CIA Torture Victims May Finally Have a Chance at Justice

Larry Siems

A lawsuit filed on behalf of former "black site" prisoners is now scheduled to go to trial--but in seeking restitution, the detainees have had to relive their torment.                            

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The Seattle Storm and Planned Parenthood Break New Ground

Dave Zirin

The WNBA franchise is standing with Planned Parenthood.

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The Economic System That Made the Grenfell Tragedy Possible

Michelle Chen

In the UK--and in the US--public goods like affordable housing have been neglected to dangerous degrees.

The post The Economic System That Made the Grenfell Tragedy Possible appeared first on The Nation.

Percival Everett's Abstract Art

Paul Devlin

His new novel, So Much Blue, is a meditation on seeing and abstraction, and it might be key for recognizing a new form of literary social critique.

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African Americans Have Lost Untold Acres of Land Over the Last Century

Leah Douglas

An obscure legal loophole is often to blame.

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50 Years Later, Rekindle the 'Spirit of Glassboro'

Norman Solomon

50 years after the Glassboro Summit, we should question the wisdom of leaders who seem averse to any kind of d├ętente between the United States and Russia.

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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 ...
Why Ossoff Lost and What He Won
It’s a little harder today than it was yesterday morning to challenge the argument that the suburban, heavilly-gerrymandered south is still ‘fool’s gold’ for Democratic House candidates. Handel’s victory provides red meat for Democratic strategists who argue that, generally, ...

 
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