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The World Cup Is Better Off Without the Hostile and Belligerent USA

June 17, 2018

The USA has acted like a petulant brat for the past 18 months. Let the other nations enjoy the World Cup without our cruelty, assonance, and drama.

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We’ve Reached A Critical Point In American History Now That the World Knows Our Shame

June 10, 2018

The UN Human Rights Council called on the United States to immediately halt the separation of immigrant children from their families. If we ignore them, it's at our own peril.

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A Tale of Two Winters for One-Time Friends and Presidential Rivals

June 3, 2018

John McCain and Rudy Giuliani have dominated 21st Century Republican politics, but their legacies are going in dramatically different directions.

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Memorial Day Reflections on the Unheralded Souls Who Died for our Freedom

May 26, 2018

Our weekly Blue Sunday column examines the forgotten soldiers in America's ongoing fight for freedom, justice, and equality.

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Look Around: Nobody Plays the Race and Gender Cards Like a Conservative Does

May 20, 2018

This week's Blue Sunday column takes a look at how right-wing media demonizes progressive women and people of color with more ferocity than white male liberals. Plus much more.

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Two States, Two Parties, Two Economies, One Winner

May 13, 2018

Blue Sunday: If You Want To End The Debate Once And For All About Trickle-Down Economics, Study Kansas and California. Governor Jerry Brown (D-California) and Former Governor Sam Brownback (R-Kansas) are more similar than most people would assume. The two…

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He Was Betrayed by ICE, And Now He’s Marked for Death — But Wants His Story Told

April 11, 2018

The Challenges of reporting on a Teenager Marked for Death by Hannah Dreier ProPublica How do you write about a teenager who wants his story told, when there is no safe way to tell it? That was the dilemma we…

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Trump’s America is Not the Country My Grandfather Immigrated To

March 18, 2018

I am the son of an immigrant I did not have what many people would consider to be “the American Immigrant Experience”. My father was born and raised in the Bronx. My mother, on the other hand, came to America…

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Chilling Exclusive Interview: Her ‘Favorite Teacher’ Was The Latest School Shooter

March 1, 2018

Survivor to NRA: ‘I DARE YOU’ To Say Arming Teachers Is Safe My first instinct when I heard that an armed teacher discharged his handgun and fired a bullet through a window at Dalton High School Wednesday afternoon was probably…

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5 Reasons Why Trump’s Military Parade Fantasy is a Horrible Idea for the Country

February 7, 2018

Donald Trump Has Had Some REALLY Bad Ideas, But a Military Parade Is Among His Worst So Donald Trump has ordered the Pentagon to stage a large-scale “military parade” down Pennsylvania Avenue at some point in 2018. According to reports,…

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