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Mitch McConnell Wants You to Be Confused

George Zornick

Pay attention to what Republicans in Congress are really doing. 

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Justine Damond's Murder Deserves Sympathy and Outrage. So Does Every Incident of Police Violence.

Collier Meyerson

The Minneapolis Police Department should be held accountable, but we can't forget that police shootings disproportionately impact people of color.

The post Justine Damond's Murder Deserves Sympathy and Outrage. So Does Every Incident of Police Violence. appeared first on The Nation.

Over 2,000 Migrants Have Died Crossing the Mediterranean So Far This Year

Michelle Chen

The failure of European nations to develop a unified humanitarian response is taking an unacceptable toll in lives lost.

The post Over 2,000 Migrants Have Died Crossing the Mediterranean So Far This Year appeared first on The Nation.

Cash Bail Robs Families and Destroys Lives

Robert Greenwald

This summer, join us in breaking down the barriers that are robbing people--particularly people of color--of both actual and economic freedom.

The post Cash Bail Robs Families and Destroys Lives appeared first on The Nation.

Take Action Now: Emergency Action to Save Health Care and Support Undocumented Immigrant Activists in Texas

NationAction

Check out three meaningful actions you can take this week. 

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A Guide to Trump's $1 Trillion Defense Bill

William D. Hartung

This from a president who promised new efficiencies in government.

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Why Don't Internationalists Care About Yemen?

Juan Cole

Saudi-led airstrikes are creating hundreds of Guernicas a month in northern Yemen.

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Inside Colin Kaepernick's Trip to Africa

Dave Zirin

Scholar Ameer Loggins recounts their experiences on the continent.

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Why Are Jared and Ivanka Partying in the Hamptons With Chuck Schumer?

Jon Wiener

Amy Wilentz on the international jet-setting class that transcends partisan politics.

The post Why Are Jared and Ivanka Partying in the Hamptons With Chuck Schumer? appeared first on The Nation.

The Left's Opportunity in Wisconsin

Sarah Jones

Progressive politics once thrived in the state, and the need for it still exists.

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Working America: Be Bold, Be Visible: Central Ohio Midterm Voters' Outlook on Policies and Politicians
The following article is cross-posted from the Working America Front Porch Focus Group Report: OVERVIEW Working America canvassers held face-to-face conversations with 355 likely midterm swing voters in central Ohio in early June. During these front-porch discussions, we surveyed ...
Teixeira: How Vulnerable Is Trump?
The following article, by Ruy Teixeira, author of “The Optimistic Leftist: Why the 21st Century Will Be Better Than You Think” and other works of political analysis, is cross-posted from his blog, The Optimistic Leftist: Some have argued that ...
Political Strategy Notes
In their New York Times article, “These Americans Hated the Health Law. Until the Idea of Repeal Sank In,” kate Zernicke and Abby Goodnough write “…After years of Tea Party demands for smaller government, Republicans are now pushing up ...
July 22: From 2016 Landslide to 2018 Defeat: Why Some "Safe" House GOP Seats Really Aren't
I ran across a fascinating analysis of House midterm elections at Larry Sabato’s Crystal Ball, and condensed and extended it at New York: The good news for House Republicans, according to a detailed analysis of the midterm landscape from ...
From 2016 Landslide to 2018 Defeat: Why Some "Safe" House GOP Seats Really Aren't
I ran across a fascinating analysis of House midterm elections at Larry Sabato’s Crystal Ball, and condensed and extended it at New York: The good news for House Republicans, according to a detailed analysis of the midterm landscape from ...
New Survey Provides 2018 Midterms Turnout Estimates, Reveals Challenge Facing Democrats
In a new Lake Research Partners/The Voter participation Center report, “Comparing the Voting Electorate in 2012-2016 and Predicting 2018 Drop-off,” Celinda Lake and Joshua E. Ulibarri offer data-driven projections of voter turnout in the 2018 elections. The study should ...
July 20: Sessions Defines Trumpism, But Russia's More Important To the Boss
After reading the president’s remarkable interview with the New York Times, I had this to say at New York about one strange revelation: [T]he president extensively vented his fury at Attorney General Jeff Sessions for recusing himself from the ...
Sessions Defines Trumpism, But Russia's More Important To the Boss
After reading the president’s remarkable interview with the New York Times, I had this to say at New York about one strange revelation: [T]he president extensively vented his fury at Attorney General Jeff Sessions for recusing himself from the ...

 
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