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The Devolution Will Be Televised

Peter B. Kaufman, Jeff Ubois

Preserving the public record on television is becoming an ever more urgent task and critical challenge for the country and the world.

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Trump Sides With Big Agriculture Over Family Farmers

David Dayen

Even some Republicans are upset over this corporate handout. 

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A Look Inside Our Abusive Immigrant Prisons

Robert Greenwald

Each year, the US government locks up roughly 440,000 immigrants in over 200 immigrant prisons.

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Sex and Power Digest

Ann Telnaes

Diamonds, Demimondes, and Depends

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Can the History of the Soviet Union Be Told through a Single Building?

Tony Wood

Yuri Slezkine's new history captures the triumphs and tragedies of everyday life after the Russian Revolution.

The post Can the History of the Soviet Union Be Told through a Single Building? appeared first on The Nation.

Prosecutors Are Banding Together to Prevent Criminal-Justice Reform

Jessica Pishko

A new investigation shows that DA associations are thwarting changes to the death penalty, sentencing, and more.

The post Prosecutors Are Banding Together to Prevent Criminal-Justice Reform appeared first on The Nation.

Puerto Rico Still Needs Our Help. Here's What You Can Do.

Ariana Rosas Cárdenas

Demand debt forgiveness, show up for protests, and donate.

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How the Swindlers of Silicon Valley Avoid Paying Taxes

William Greider

Now they're pushing an ingenious new dodge that would allow them to pay even less.

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Actually, No, Bob Corker and John McCain Are Doing Nothing to Hold Trump Accountable

John Nichols

All talk, no walk.

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With Trump's Latest Muslim Ban Blocked, Take Action to Defeat It for Good

NationAction

You can also demand that Congress save the Iran nuclear deal and share your net neutrality story.

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The Democratic Strategist
New GQR poll shows Democrats erase national security trust gap with Trump
The following article is cross-posted from a Greenberg Quinlan Rosner research e-blast: A new poll by Greenberg Quinlan Rosner shows a 55- 45% majority of registered voters trust Democrats in Congress more than Donald Trump to handle America's national ...
Can the Republicans Win VA Governorship with Immigration Fear-Mongering?
MARION, Virginia, October 17 – There are a lot of ways to fall in love with Virginia. You could kayak along the Chesapeake shores, which America’s earliest European immigrants, including Captain John Smith, explored awestuck from their base at ...
Political Strategy Notes
Alvin Chang reports at Vox that “Only 1 in 3 voters approve of Trump's executive order undermining Obamacare,” according to a survey by the Public Policy Polling conducted 10/12-13. Further, 48 percent of registered voters  and 10 percent of Trump ...
October 13: Are Panicked Democrats Showing Signs of Post-Trump Stress Disorder?
After reading several articles about the Virginia governor’s race, I was moved to do some psychoanalyis at New York: The Virginia gubernatorial race concludes in just under four weeks. Democratic candidate and Lieutenant Governor Ralph Northam has a lead ...
Are Panicked Democrats Showing Signs of Post-Trump Stress Disorder?
After reading several articles about the Virginia governor’s race, I was moved to do some psychoanalyis at New York: The Virginia gubernatorial race concludes in just under four weeks. Democratic candidate and Lieutenant Governor Ralph Northam has a lead ...
Political Strategy Notes
Try not to puke when you look at the smug portrait of contempt for Democracy in the photo that accompanies this New York Times article by Robert Pear, Maggie Haberman and Reed Abelson. As the authors explain, President Trump has ...
Moser: Heeding Centrist Myths Poses Real Threat to Dems
In his article, “Clintonian Democrats Are Peddling Myths to Cling to Power: Centrists are falsely equating Trump with Nixon, and Sanders with McGovern, because they’re scared of what a leftist party means for them” at The New Republic, Bob Moser, TNR’s ...
Tomasky: Why Dems Need Moderates
Michael Tomasky’s latest Daily Beast article, which we highlighted yesterday, provides a succinct summation of the argument for Democrats welcoming moderate candidates, as well as progressives. Here’s an excerpt: This is a fact, and I mean it's an immutable, ...

 
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