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An Open Letter to the FCC:
Dear FCC Chairman Ajit Pai:
Trump, in his own words
A data-driven look at Trump’s changing priorities over the course of his 2016 presidential campaign
Alex P. Miller
President Obama’s Town Hall with Young Leaders in India
By Bernadette Meehan, International Programs, Obama Foundation
The Obama Foundation
(Why) America Needs Perestroika From Capitalism
Reimagining the Future of Human Possibility
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Tangled Message on AT&T’s Power
Loosening rules on internet providers would let big companies charge more for their services. But a suit to block a merger signals a…
The New York Times
Collecting Money After a Mass Shooting Is Easy. Giving It Away Is Tricky
Why the Internet Should be a Public Utility
When The Invisible Hand Becomes a Fist
Fighting for New Yorkers Doesn’t End at the Edge of the Five Boroughs
I grew up during the Watergate crisis and the Vietnam War. I saw democracy undermined, but I also saw many good people step forward to…
Bill de Blasio
To Russia with love: the travels of Joseph Mifsud
A document released by the US Justice Department last month described contacts between George Papadopoulos, an adviser for Donald Trump’s…
When A Progressive Mother Cuts Off Her Conservative Son
It all started when I came home last Christmas. My mother and I were having a conversations about all the normal things: her new job, the…
Republicans Are Throwing Away Their Shot at Tax Reform
There’s a manifest need to lower corporate tax rates — but instead of building consensus, the GOP is pursuing a bill that’s likely to be…
Justice David Souter’s Prophecy
“A Republic, If You Can Keep It”
Johnny V. Boykins
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North Korea and the Terrorism List: The Need for a Strategy, Not an Irritant
By Anthony H. Cordesman
Who Really Pays Under the Senate Tax Bill?
by Michael Linden
The newspaper ad that changed everything
The Nationalist’s Delusion
Trump’s supporters backed a time-honored American political tradition, disavowing racism while promising to enact a broad agenda of…
Trump was never the GOP’s future
You’re never as good as you think you are when you win; and you’re never as bad as you feel when you lose.
John E. Price
How Jared Kushner’s Newspaper Became a Favorite Outlet for WikiLeaks Election Hacks
The New York Observer, owned by Trump’s son-in-law, was a friendly outlet for the 2016 Russian hackers.
Single-payer is a “non-reformist reform”
Talk given at Howard Zinn Book Festival, San Francisco, November 19, 2017
The Senate Has A Roy Moore Problem
Can Senate Republicans keep Moore from taking his seat? Would they even want to?
If We Want to Regulate Autonomous Weapons, We Must Move Past Calling Them “Killer Robots”
We must not eliminate the most important variable in today’s systems — the humans who design, maintain and manage them.
A Letter to My Representative
Tom Reed, U.S. Rep for New York’s 23rd congressional district
Should America’s Upper Middle Class Take the Biggest Tax Hit?
Trump in Korea: Expectations vs. Reality
Was Trump just a picky eater in Seoul? Or did he help resolve the North Korean conflict?
The Constitutional Unviability of the Death Penalty
In light of repeated failures of implementation, the death penalty should be eliminated from the American justice system.