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Make New York's School-Bus Fleet Eco-Friendly, Union-Staffed, and Cooperatively Run

Michelle Chen

Converting fossil-fuel buses to electric vehicles alone would save $39,000 over 12 years.

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How Much Is Your Health Worth to You?

Patricia J. Williams

Exorbitant drug pricing and bad experimental medicine result from putting health care up for sale.

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Blaming the People

Jan-Werner Müller

Is democracy really the problem?

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Trump's Campaign Chief Paul Manafort Faces Indictment 

Start Making Sense, Jon Wiener

Bob Dreyfuss, plus Sarah Leonard on Hillary's book and Todd Gitlin on Ken Burns's Vietnam.

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The Financial Industry Is Its Own Best Enemy

Mike Konczal

Equifax's blunder does more than any white paper to demonstrate the need for financial reform.

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We Need to Reckon With the Story 'What Happened' Tells

Katha Pollitt

Hillary Clinton has a unique perspective on a world-historical event. Why shouldn't she write a book about it?

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OppArt: Artistic Dispatches From the Front Lines of Resistance

The Nation

A new Nation series.

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The Death of a Syrian Media Activist

Jeremy Hodge

Khaled al Zubi and his brother Osama could have fled to Jordan, but they chose to face threats and hardship so they could report on the war.  

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Report From Dera'a, Cradle of the Syrian Revolution

Khaled al Zubi

Perhaps because the struggle began here, its spirit has been preserved in its purest form in the south, with a free press and thriving civil society.

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The Silence of the Doves

Stephen F. Cohen

Why is there no mainstream opposition to the new Cold War?

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At The Fix, Kim Soffen, Amber Phillips and Kevin Schaul have an update on Graham-Cassidy’s prospects, “Republicans are voting to repeal Obamacare, but they might not have enough votes.”  The authors provide a head count, nting that only 14 Republican Senators ...
Graham-Cassidy 'Trojan Horse' Insults Intelligence of Working Americans
The GOP’s Obamacare-repeal obsessives are back. This time they are trying to hustle working families with a classic, though transparent ‘Trojan horse’ scam. From Andrew Prokop’s Vox post, “The bait and switch at the heart of the new Obamacare repeal ...
Needed: Ideas to Increase Midterm Voter Turnout
Philly Trib Washington correspondent Charles D. Ellison cuts to the quest the Democratic Party’s best thinkers should be focused on in his article “Voter turnout still headache for Democrats.” Ellison writes, Voters who typically support Democratic candidates, in fact, ...
Political Strategy Notes
Despite the limitation of two choices at a time, “The Best Health Care System in the World: Which One Would You Pick?” by Aaron E. Carroll and Austin Frakt at NYT’s The Upshot provides some insightful analysis by top ...
Political Strategy Notes
Salena Zito takes a retrospective look at “The day that destroyed the working class and sowed the seeds of Trump,” at The New York Post. The day in Zito’s article is September 19, 1977, which “would be known as Black ...
September 16: The Risk of Fighting the Last War
After reading some of the initial commentary on Hillary Clinton’s new book, What Happened, which despite her candor and self-criticism has subjected her to a whole new round of criticism, it occurred to me that the 2016 “hangover” for ...
The Risk of Fighting the Last War
After reading some of the initial commentary on Hillary Clinton’s new book, What Happened, which despite her candor and self-criticism has subjected her to a whole new round of criticism, it occurred to me that the 2016 “hangover” for ...
Political Strategy Notes
Credit minority leaders Schumer and Pelosi with playing a deft hand in their immigration policy negotiations with Trump. Not that anything he says has much shelf life. But getting Trump to clarify his postions on DACA, the wall and ...

 
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