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Pointless infighting among progressives is becoming exhausting and harmful

A disagreement over Medicare For All has pit influential progressives against Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. It’s the latest example of progressives engaging in dumb, line-drawing battles against each other. Debate is healthy, but shunning people who want the same things is counter-productive. This is an opinion column. The thoughts expressed are […]
Pointless infighting among progressives is becoming exhausting and harmful
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I regret to inform you all that history will not save America from itself

Pundits keep saying that history will repudiate Donald Trump. But that can’t be guaranteed. American history often leaves out ugly truths and sanitizes the powerful. If we want history to say something, we need to fight for it in the present. This is an opinion column. The thoughts expressed are […]
I regret to inform you all that history will not save America from itself
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Requiring my employees to get the coronavirus vaccine shouldn’t be controversial. Soon, vaccine passports will become a fact of life.

Charlie Mullins caused a stir when he suggested his company wouldn’t hire anyone not vaccinated. The Pimlico Plumbers CEO’s comments were dismissed by the UK vaccines minister as “discriminatory.” In this op-ed, Mullins denies his view is controversial and predicts vaccine passports will be a “fact of life.” Visit the […]
Requiring my employees to get the coronavirus vaccine shouldn’t be controversial. Soon, vaccine passports will become a fact of life.
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Republicans need the Marjorie Taylor Greene wing of the party, and she knows it

Republicans had their chance to bench conspiracy theory-spouting Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene. But they didn’t because while QAnon is fading away, conspiracy theorists are now part of the GOP base. The House voted to strip Greene of committee assignments, but her apology-free speech proved she knows she’s untouchable in the […]
Republicans need the Marjorie Taylor Greene wing of the party, and she knows it
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Andrew Cuomo’s ‘hero’ rise and fall is a lot like Rudy Giuliani’s

. Andrew Cuomo, like Rudy Giuliani after 9/11, was a nationally-acclaimed “hero.” But after a series of revelations and disastrous pressers, the bloom is off Cuomo’s rose. Both men sullied their reputations simply by being themselves – arrogant, bullying, and unaccountable. This is an opinion column. The thoughts expressed are […]
Andrew Cuomo’s ‘hero’ rise and fall is a lot like Rudy Giuliani’s
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Rural voters have turned their backs on the Democratic party — a Wisconsin political organiser describes which progressive economic policies can win them back

Paul Constant is a writer at Civic Ventures and a frequent cohost of the “Pitchfork Economics” podcast with Nick Hanauer and David Goldstein. In the latest episode, Civic Ventures president Zach Silk spoke with Bill Hogseth, a political organiser from rural Wisconsin, about the challenge of reaching rural voters. Hogseth […]
Rural voters have turned their backs on the Democratic party — a Wisconsin political organiser describes which progressive economic policies can win them back
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Cuomo lied, and now we know it

All New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo had to do was admit he made a well-intentioned mistake when he ordered nursing homes to accept COVID positive patients. Instead, he’s given conflicting explanations and said it’s a phony Republican-made controversy. Now the state’s attorney general has released a report confirming that Cuomo’s […]
Cuomo lied, and now we know it