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No ‘New Normal’

Nov 25, 2016
I’ve fought, organized and loved too long to let Trump and the people who run him shove me -- or any of us -- back into a bottle.

Learning to Claim Our Victories

Oct 19, 2016
Why am I feeling hopeful right now? An 11-year-old recording of the presidential nominee bragging about grabbing women “by the pussy” seems to have brought us to Peak Trump, sending even stalwart GOP leaders fleeing.

Arresting Our Way to ‘Justice’

Sep 28, 2016
We live in a country where the solution to just about any social problem is to create a law that deals with it—and then punish those who break that law.

Home, Sweet Kleptocracy: Kabul in America

Nov 25, 2015
Many citizens regard their government at all levels with a weary combination of cynicism and contempt. Fundamentalist groups respond by calling for a return to religious values and the imposition of religious law. What country is this?