Dan Embree: I didn’t think I would get this far before I was cut off or the Secret Service knocked on my door with a warrant for violation of the Federal Irony Act. But, as proof that nobody actually reads Trump’s mail, all that has happened is I’ve been added to his Buddies List.
At the rally, Trump said, “This was a watered down version of the first one. This is a watered down version. And let me tell you something, I think we ought to go back to the first one and go all the way.”
Randy Shaw: Many assumed that activism around local issues would diminish as attention shifted to Trump. But this has not much happened.
Sara Roos: The underlying game-plan of charters is to rarefy its pupil-population, by hook or by crook.
Marcy Winograd: No one needs to schlep to DC in a pink pussy hat to beat back billionaires salivating to bankrupt the Los Angeles Unified School District by turning 50% of the district’s schools into charters
It had been almost half of a decade since Dyan had seen his wife and two sons. Then a few months ago, he was finally reunited with his family. Dyan’s pregnant wife had stepped off of a plane in Fort Worth, Texas as a Sudanese refugee four years ago. While they were getting settled in […]
Steve Hochstadt: The Neues Museum holds one of the world’s most important collections of documents written on papyrus, whose study by linguistic scientists revealed the succession of languages in ancient Egypt.
Peter Laarman: For just a minute, Trump channeled Jesus in painting a picture of an America where there was universal child care, family leave, women’s health, clean air and clean water. But that was just for a throwaway minute.
Walter Moss: To regain their dominance with U. S. voters they [Democrats] need to craft a new, imaginative, unifying American Dream.
John Marciano: Why do liberals accept the daily demonization of Putin and his regime? Where is the unequivocal evidence to substantiate these accusations?
Richard J. Eskow: As they now bid for unity, Democrats are clearly trying to make peace with their activist base. But the base may not be satisfied with a secondary role in this story any more.
Berry Craig: The Republicans started down the “states’ rights road” in the 1960s with the Nixon-era “Southern Strategy.”
Peter Dreier: The battle between Ellison and Perez was often portrayed as a struggle between the party’s “progressive” and the “establishment” wings. That’s a mischaracterization. Both Ellison and Perez are long-time progressives.