Bullying Is Not Tough

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Chris Christie Bully: Christie makes a mockery of the tough guy branding he has so assiduously cultivated during his political career.

Smart Capitalists vs. Ayn Rand

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Lauren Windsor: Arguing against free-market conventional wisdom, a group of business leaders calling themselves ‘Smart Capitalists for American Prosperity’ is lobbying Congress and the administration to increase the federal minimum wage to $10.10 per hour.

The Populist Moment

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Populist Revolt — The signs indicate that, however much the folkways of Washington may resist, this nation has entered a Populist Moment.

A New New Deal

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Equality and Democracy — Progressives should be prepared for the long game, building critical mass to seize the national agenda.

Oklahoma!

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Oklahoma City Bombing — In carefully planned rows facing the pool, sit 168 empty chairs with the names of everyone killed that day.

How Obama Blew It

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How Obama Blew It — Obama has largely been a bystander on the most important philosophical debates when he should have been leading it.