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The pox on our house
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President Biden’s fist bump with MBS takes a whole new meaning in light of Jan. 6
Dapping despots hits different after an insurrection
How to fix the U.S. Supreme Court
The Supreme Court has arrogated itself over the other branches of government — and trampled the rights of Americans. It’s time to fix that.
In the span of 10 days, the Supreme Court took us back 10 decades
On the front lines of the fight for reproductive rights
An interview with Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel
The Supreme Court just took a sledgehammer to the separation of church and state
A 6-3 ruling in ‘Carson v. Makin’ will force taxpayers to pay alms to religious institutions
What went wrong in San Francisco?
What the recall of San Francisco’s prosecutor should teach us about the limits of piecemeal progressive reform
Why progressives need a better conversation about faith
Rejecting religion won’t defeat the evangelical right — it’ll just push more voters into their arms
Memorializing the victims of gun violence
This year’s Memorial Day was a poignant reminder of how easy forgetting has become
Yes, this is about guns
People kill people… with guns
It was a good day for progressives — but the waters are getting choppier
John Fetterman and Summer Lee won victories in Pennsylvania, despite opposition from the Democratic Party establishment
My testimony to the Senate Budget Committee on Medicare for All
Last week I found myself on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.
The fall of ‘Roe,’ the rise of minoritarian governance, and an impending public health crisis
Banning abortion doesn’t end abortion — it just makes them now come with deadly risk
COVID isn’t over
At least not for me… or thousands of other people
How a ‘not qualified,’ overzealous judge just rewrote public health law as we know it
Judge Kathryn Kimball Mizelle’s opinion read like a Facebook post, not a ruling
What America’s student loan debacle can teach us about neoliberalism
The central crux of neoliberalism is that it accepts the inequities in our society as normal and justified
Medicare for All is on the come up
Not only did the pandemic demonstrate how broken our healthcare system is, but it made it worse
KBJ and CRT
A Black woman with impeccable credentials was nominated to the Supreme Court — and that institution’s gatekeepers nearly flipped the table. Sound familiar?
Online gambling is exploding. At what cost?
A third of gaming tax revenues are being collected off the backs of vulnerable people
Make renewable energy part of the defense budget
Banning Russian oil and gas is the right move, but it comes with a serious cost
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