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The worst thing about Year One of Trump: Fascistization of ...

Photo: DonkeyHotey CC0 Link to original source: Juan Cole | Informed Comment American mass media journalism is broken. There are some simple elements of US journalistic practice that have proved easy for special interests to hack, and the editors at ...
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2017 Was Rough, But Movement Leaders Have High Hopes for ...

Photo: (“From optimism to Hope” by artist Andrew Rogers. Photo: Niels Linneberg) Link to original source: Beverly Bell | YesMagazine.org Across the globe, 2017 brought us to new lows. Yet, even as crisis after crisis shook us to the ground, ...
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The Democrats Didn’t Betray Their Base

Drew Angerer/Getty Images Left-wing activists are furious over the shutdown deal, but they’re not only members of the party’s diverse coalition. The Democrats have betrayed their base. That’s the consensus on the left wing after the party agreed to a ...
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The US Role in Turning Countries into Shitholes and provoking ...

Louis Dalrymple [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons Link to original source: Juan Cole | Informed Comment Trump just can’t help letting the cat out of the bag. And boy does his administration have a lot of cats in bags. The ...