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The irony of American politics is that the right is far weaker than it appears and the left far stronger than it asserts.
Both the governor and the WFP went into the weekend needing something from the other. The governor walked away with what he wanted. The party got an IOU.
He’s brought the state back from the brink—and is poised to easily win re-election.
Major tech donors are investing in Ro Khanna. To get to Washington, he’ll have to push another Democrat out of the way.
The Vermont senator has given progressives leverage and a platform, a potent combination.
But first he wants to check in with you.
This old American democratic tradition already has deep support at the grassroots.
The focus of left politics must be to change the terms of a debate that leaves us with impoverished choices. It's only in the context of a shriveled political imagination that that looks like nihilism.
The full text of the new Seattle city council member’s inauguration speech.
Fiorello La Guardia also took office in a time of crisis—and he was open to new ideas and bold reforms.
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