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Speaker of the Clowns

(EDITOR’S NOTE: Fresh off the GOP’s stunning 15-round decision to make him Speaker of the House, a disoriented but oddly confident, Kevin McCarthy, invited his top lieutenants in Congress to join

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Disillusioned With Democracy

Last week Trump expressed solidarity with the insurrectionists and had dinner with two fans of Adolph Hitler. On Sunday, December 4, he announced that the Constitution should be “terminated” so that

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Joe Biden

Joe Biden: 46

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So what should we focus on when it comes to Joe Biden’s candidacy? My answer is simple: the big picture – what Biden’s win would mean to the United States

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Arrogant Entitled MAGA Men

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Arrogant Entitled MAGA man #1: Stewart Rhodes Oath Keeper’s founder Stewart Rhodes took the stand earlier this month in his own defense against charges of seditious conspiracy. He is a

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What Have We Become?

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Why has the political invective become so much more toxic? While advocating for America and protesting against candidates in my own Republican Party over the last five years, it’s been

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Yes, Life Isn’t Fair

On Aug. 24, President Biden announced student loan debt relief that will include up to $20,000 erased for Pell Grant recipients, $10,000 for everyone else making under $125k annually ($250k

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Patriarchy’s Spoils

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In my parents’ lifetimes, interstate travel was restricted and deadly for Black folk. Crossing state lines was a threat to their lives. Unfortunately, the same people who created and sustained

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Hope Is a Verb

Hope. It’s as essential as the air we breathe. And yet, here in America, a land full of plenty and potential, it often feels like we are trying to run

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Vladimir Putin

The Putin Illusion: The Wizard of Id

This is the first of a two-part series. “The Putin Illusion: The Fragile Russian Doll” will appear on June 6. With Putin’s unprovoked and unjust invasion, siege, and destruction of

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Action Affirmative

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Editor’s note: President Joe Biden nominated Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to serve as associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday, 2/25, 2022. President Joe Biden affirmed that he

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