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A New Study Debunks the NRA's Claim That Guns Protect Women

George Zornick

Women are 100 times more likely to be killed by a man with a gun than to use a firearm in self defense. 

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4 Disabled People Dead in Another Week of Police Brutality

David M. Perry

Police don't need better training; they need to stop treating noncompliance as justification for violence.

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The False Promise of Macron's Labor Reforms

Cole Stangler

The French president's proposed labor code would have grave consequences for workers.

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Is the NBA a 'Safer Space' for Political Athletes?

Dave Zirin

The NBA wants to be seen as more friendly to player activism than the NFL. Let's find out.

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What Does a Leader of the Vietnam Anti-War Movement Think About Ken Burns's Documentary?

Jon Wiener

According to Todd Gitlin, the film is an extraordinary portrayal of the people who lived through the war--both Americans and Vietnamese.

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How to Lose Elections and Influence People

Gary Younge

Labour may have lost the election, but it laid the foundation for a more progressive UK.

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In the Manning Affair, Harvard Once Again Demonstrates Its 'Liberal' Values

John Nichols

This year, the university dumps Manning and Michelle Jones. In the 1960s, it honored Vietnam War architect--and admitted war criminal--Robert McNamara.

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Bernie Sanders Just Gave One of the Finest Speeches of His Career

John Nichols

Outlining a vision of an America on the side of peace and justice, the senator shredded Trump's brutish foreign policies.

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The GOP's Latest Obamacare Repeal Push Isn't Really About Health Care

George Zornick

It's about how to finance tax cuts for the ultra-wealthy.

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On Graham-Cassidy, Republicans Are Either Stupid or Dishonest

Joan Walsh

GOP senators who support the bill either don't know what's in it, or are lying through their teeth about it.

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How DNC, DLCC Are Mobilizing for State Wins
The following article, by Jess O’Connell, CEO of the Democratic National Committee and Jessica Post, Executive Director of the Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee, is cross-posted from Time Magazine: Over the last few months, we've seen Democrats united against the ...
September 21: Republicans Try To Pass the Health Care Buck to the States
After considerable analysis of the Graham-Cassidy health care bill, I discussed its irresponsible essence at New York: Amateur psychologists everywhere are grappling with the sudden viability of this slapdash piece of legislation that seems to fail so many of ...
Republicans Try To Pass the Health Care Buck to the States
After considerable analysis of the Graham-Cassidy health care bill, I discussed its irresponsible essence at New York: Amateur psychologists everywhere are grappling with the sudden viability of this slapdash piece of legislation that seems to fail so many of ...
Political Strategy Notes
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 ...

 
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