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The Surest Way to Keep Roy Moore Out of the Senate Is by Electing His Opponent

John Nichols

GOP talk of resignations, rescheduled elections, and write-ins neglects the reality on the ground in Alabama: Moore has a credible opponent who can beat him.

The post The Surest Way to Keep Roy Moore Out of the Senate Is by Electing His Opponent appeared first on The Nation.

Was the Trump Campaign Working With WikiLeaks and the Russians to Undermine the Clinton Campaign?

Bob Dreyfuss

There's no proof yet, but the connections are tantalizing. And there's more on that Steele dossier, too.

The post Was the Trump Campaign Working With WikiLeaks and the Russians to Undermine the Clinton Campaign? appeared first on The Nation.

The Revolutionary Potential of Journalism in Morocco

Benjamin Lesire-Ogrel, Cole Stangler

Despite free-speech reforms, Moroccan reporters work in a "perpetual state of dread."

The post The Revolutionary Potential of Journalism in Morocco appeared first on The Nation.

A Trump-Endorsed Game of Thrones in Saudi Arabia

Joshua Holland

Are corruption charges really the reason that Muhammed bin Salman has detained nearly a dozen other members of the Saudi royal family?

The post A Trump-Endorsed Game of Thrones in Saudi Arabia appeared first on The Nation.

These Women Nobelists Are Fighting for Grassroots Activists in Central America

Laura Carlsen

They're bringing limelight to women-led movements resisting land grabs and destruction from mining companies, hydroelectric plants, and monoculture plantations.

The post These Women Nobelists Are Fighting for Grassroots Activists in Central America appeared first on The Nation.

Republicans in Congress Think You're an Idiot

Robert L. Borosage

The GOP tax bill should be toxic to everyone who is not ultra-rich.

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By Having the Washington R*dskins Host a Game on Thanksgiving, NFL Owners Show Their True Colors

Dave Zirin

Whether it's a question of tin-eared insensitivity, or their own sick, private joke, Washington will be hosting the Thanksgiving game for the first time in league history.

The post By Having the Washington R*dskins Host a Game on Thanksgiving, NFL Owners Show Their True Colors appeared first on The Nation.

Shamir's Reinvention

Bijan Stephen

On Revelations, he trades the glitz and brashness of his early work for a more ruminative and uncertain sound.

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Yes, Some Alabama Republicans Will Still Vote for Roy Moore

Jon Wiener

An interview with Howell Raines on what he calls "Alabama Embarrassment Syndrome."

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The GOP Tax Plan Would Make It Even Harder to Be a Grad Student

Michelle Chen

Cutting a vital tuition exemption, the plan would push students even further into poverty.

The post The GOP Tax Plan Would Make It Even Harder to Be a Grad Student appeared first on The Nation.

 

 
 
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November 17: Trump and the Alabama GOP Can't Bring Themselves To Oppose Roy Moore
The saga of the Ayatollah of Alabama, Roy Moore, took another turn this week when Donald Trump and the Alabama Republican Party decided against showing the embattled theocrat and accused sexual predator the door. I wrote about it at ...
Trump and the Alabama GOP Can't Bring Themselves To Oppose Roy Moore
The saga of the Ayatollah of Alabama, Roy Moore, took another turn this week when Donald Trump and the Alabama Republican Party decided against showing the embattled theocrat and accused sexual predator the door. I wrote about it at ...
Did Youthquake Swing VA Election?
It’s important that Democrats look at all possible explanations for their landslide upset in the Virginia gubernatorial election, even though common sense says that no one factor alone can explain it adequately. Toward that end,¬†The Center for Information & ...
November 16: Odds of a House Democratic Wave Next Year Moving On Up
The 2017 elections have cast some new light on the 2018 midterms, and I did a reassessment at New York. Just under a year before the 2018 midterm elections, Democratic prospects for gaining the 24 net seats they need ...
Odds of a House Democratic Wave Next Year Moving On Up
The 2017 elections have cast some new light on the 2018 midterms, and I did a reassessment at New York. Just under a year before the 2018 midterm elections, Democratic prospects for gaining the 24 net seats they need ...
Political Strategy Notes
Writing at The Upshot, Nate Cohn sees a couple of rays of hope for Democratic candidate Doug Jones in the Senate special election in Alabama: “It's not easy to come up with recent favorable precedents for Democratic victories in ...
Teixeira: Top Five Takeaways from the 2017 Elections
The following article by Ruy Teixeira, author of The Optimistic Leftist and other works of political analysis, is cross-posted from his blog: The 2017 elections were quite a revelation. Pretty much everywhere where the Republicans could have lost, they lost. ...
Political Strategy Notes
In their The Harvard Business Review article, “What Trump's Campaign Speeches Show About His Lasting Appeal to the White Working Class,” Michelle Lamont, Bo Yun Park and Elena Ayala Hurtado write of their study of Trump’s electoral speeches, “Our ...

 
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