Category Archives: Politics

Youth for the President

A reformed prankster recalls his experience as a fake Nixon booster. Continue reading

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What Oprah Said

Here’s what we can do: we can give Oprah this moment. Continue reading

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Just Say (N)Oprah or, Make Great American Again

Since when did wanting to do the job; in Oprah’s case, coming down from the mountaintop to do the job, replace being able to do the job? Continue reading

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Gunned Down in Chicago: An Eyewitness Report

Gun violence in Chicago represents the greatest political failure of modern American history, and it won’t change anytime soon. Continue reading

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Donald Trump: The Man in America’s Mirror

Even as he fails and flails, Trump can be seen as the symptom, not the disease, of what ails America. Continue reading

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Trump: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly (Part 3)

In this final installment of a three-part series we examine why Donald Trump is making America ugly again. Continue reading

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Trump: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly (Part 2)

In the second installment of a three-part series we examine why Donald Trump is bad for the global order. Continue reading

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Trump: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly (Part 1)

In this first installment of a three-part series we examine why Donald Trump may be good for liberal America. Continue reading

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An Outsider’s Guide to the 2017 French Election

Everything you wanted to know about this year’s French presidential hopefuls but were afraid to pronounce. Continue reading

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Participation Trophy Politics

In Trump’s America, everyone can live vicariously, eliminating doubt, self-discipline and consequences. Continue reading

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Reading Malcolm X in Texas

What can hold you through the hate? Khirad Siddiqui on embracing hijab and Malcolm X and finding a new world in our world. Continue reading

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We Can Fight Lies with Facts…Until They Take the Internet Away

Net Neutrality is in peril. Aaron Dietz lays out a plan to protect your Internet from Trump. Resist! Continue reading

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