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Sarah Jones

  1. politics
    First Look Media Is Pivoting. But to What?The company recently shuttered two prestigious sites. Employees are worried about what comes next.
  2. politics
    Another Person Has Died From Rationing InsulinRising insulin prices are stoking a public health crisis. In June, Jesimya Scherer-Radcliff died rationing insulin after losing his health insurance.
  3. politics
    What Does Nancy Pelosi Think She’s Doing?The Speaker of the House needs to give people a reason to vote for her party. She isn’t.
  4. politics
    As Labor Secretary, Alexander Acosta Is Still Shielding the WealthyHis disqualifying habit of protecting the rich at the expense of the poor and vulnerable goes far beyond Jeffrey Epstein.
  5. intelligencer chats
    Is Trump’s Fourth of July Spectacle Un-American?Intelligencer staffers discuss whether it’s more in line with American tradition than we might want to admit.
  6. politics
    There’s New Evidence That Raising the Minimum Wage Won’t Cost JobsConservatives said that raising the minimum wage would lead to ruin. It hasn’t.
  7. racism
    Heather Heyer’s Murderer Will Spend the Rest of His Life in PrisonJames Fields killed Heyer with his car the day of the Charlottesville protests.
  8. vision 2020
    Elizabeth Warren Thinks We Need More DiplomatsIn her first post-debate plan, Warren describes how she would rebuild the State Department and promises not to give ambassadorships to donors.
  9. democratic debates
    Was Beto O’Rourke Really That Bad?Intelligencer staffers discuss who made an impression and who tanked at Wednesday night’s debate
  10. so you want to be president
    Julián Castro Is an Underrated CandidateAt the first Democratic primary debates, the former mayor of San Antonio proved that he deserves more attention than he’s getting.
  11. city politic
    Tiffany Cabán’s Lead Is Another Blow to the Queens Democratic MachineDespite AOC’s upset, the Queens Democratic Party bet against a young Latinx progressive running for Queens DA. It’s time for them to recalibrate.
  12. let them eat steak
    Reporters Shouldn’t Toast Sarah Huckabee Sanders for Civility’s SakeJournalists said sharing a farewell drink was was the decent thing to do. But if there was ever a time to reject business as usual, it should be now.
  13. e. jean carroll
    Why Has the Reaction to a Rape Allegation Against the President Been So Muted?Intelligencer staffers discuss the fallout from E. Jean Carroll’s story.
  14. politics
    Trump Doesn’t Have a ‘Type’All he sees is prey.
  15. politics
    Susan Collins Has a New Democratic ChallengerSara Gideon announced her Senate run, taking aim at Collins for voting to confirm Brett Kavanaugh.
  16. so you want to be president
    Elizabeth Warren Wants to Ban ‘Corrupt and Inhumane’ Private PrisonsPrivate prisons are notoriously abusive. Elizabeth Warren says she’s got a plan for that.
  17. politics
    E. Jean Carroll: “Trump attacked me in the dressing room of Bergdorf Goodman.”The Elle advice columnist says the assault took place in Bergdorf Goodman.
  18. politics
    Roy Moore Just Wants to Touch the PeopleAlabama’s most infamous judge is running for Senate again, despite misconduct allegations.
  19. politics
    There’s a Reason Men Accused of Abuse Keep Working for TrumpPatrick Shanahan would have fit right in at the White House.
  20. religion
    This Far-Right Activist Will Now Lead a Major U.S. Religious Freedom BodyTony Perkins has claimed that Islam is not a religion. Now he’s helming the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom.
  21. education
    West Virginia Republicans Are Still Trying to Punish Striking TeachersWest Virginia teachers demonstrated again on Monday as GOP lawmakers pushed school choice and penalties for striking teachers after recent walkouts.
  22. politics
    You Should Be Paying Attention to Jessica Cisneros’s CampaignThe 26-year-old progressive wants to oust one of the most conservative Democrats in Congress.
  23. endorsements
    Dershowitz ‘Could’ Vote Biden, Would Like to Be Socially Acceptable AgainTrump’s favorite attorney has previously raised concerns about being shunned by liberal elites. Just don’t ask him about that Jeffrey Epstein stuff.
  24. politics
    Howard Schultz’s Presidential Campaign Is Going on Summer VacationHe says he might jump back in the race if Joe Biden is not the Democratic nominee.
  25. power
    The ‘Tiger Mom’ and the Lie of MeritocracyAmy Chua created a brand preaching the values of hard work, but her daughter’s success points to something else.
  26. abortion rights
    Finally, Some Good News for Abortion RightsThe governor of Maine just signed a bill allowing nurse practitioners and others to perform abortions.
  27. politics
    What Does This False Euthanasia Story Tell Us About the Christian Right?Viral falsehoods about Noa Pothoven’s death show us what happens when bad reporting collides with the culture war.
  28. vision 2020
    Raise Wages, Bernie Sanders Tells Walmart ShareholdersThe 2020 candidate joined Walmart associates at the company’s annual shareholder meeting, saying it still pays many employees “starvation wages.”
  29. so you want to be president
    What’s So Funny, Joe?Biden says he takes his inappropriate behavior seriously, but he can’t stop laughing about it.
  30. vision 2020
    AOC Is Right: There’s No Point in Debating John DelaneyOcasio-Cortez doesn’t need to debate the presidential candidate on Medicare for All — and not just because he’s failing to register in the polls.
  31. brett kavanaugh
    Democratic Leaders’ Reluctance to Wage Kavanaugh Fight Looks Even Worse TodayRyan Grim’s new book paints an unflattering portrait of Chuck Schumer and Dianne Feinstein’s handling of the Kavanaugh confirmation fight.
  32. so you want to be president
    Elizabeth Warren Wants to Show How Much She’d Save You in Child-Care CostsBuilding on the success of her student-loan calculator, Warren is offering voters a way to see what her child-care policy could do for their family.
  33. vision 2020
    Elizabeth Warren Wants to Show How Much She’d Save You in Child-Care CostsBuilding on the success of her student-loan calculator, Warren is offering voters a way to see what her child-care policy could do for their family.
  34. vision 2020
    McDonald’s Workers Are Striking, and 2020 Candidates Are Paying AttentionSeveral candidates are joining picket lines, and Fight for $15 is launching a push to make unionization a 2020 presidential issue.
  35. vision 2020
    Kirsten Gillibrand’s New Policies Aim to Make Raising a Family EasierThe New York senator hopes to distinguish herself in the 2020 race with a Family Bill of Rights that addresses issues like child care and paid leave.
  36. sexual harassment
    McDonald’s Workers Say Time’s Up on Sexual HarassmentBacked by the Fight for 15, the ACLU, and the legal fund that grew out of #MeToo, fast-food employees are pushing for a safer workplace.
  37. abortion
    Do Democrats Have the Right Message on Abortion?Intelligencer staffers discuss the party’s reaction to a raft of stringent new laws.
  38. sexual harassment
    McDonald’s Workers Say Time’s Up on Sexual HarassmentBacked by the Fight for 15, the ACLU, and the legal fund that grew out of #MeToo, fast-food employees are pushing for a safer workplace.
  39. politics
    Abortion Is Morally GoodLiberals must avoid falling into the traps the anti-abortion movement sets for them.
  40. so you want to be president
    Elizabeth Warren Has a Plan to Save Abortion RightsAmid state attacks on Roe, Warren unveiled a comprehensive strategy for expanding reproductive rights.
  41. reproductive rights
    Elizabeth Warren Has a Plan to Save Abortion RightsAmid state attacks on Roe, Warren unveiled a comprehensive strategy for expanding reproductive rights.
  42. vision 2020
    Does Biden Really Understand That Health Care Is a ‘Big F*cking Deal’?Biden opposes Medicare for All because people are “satisfied with their own health-care system.” Americans may have a dimmer view than he realizes.
  43. so you want to be president
    Elizabeth Warren Wants to Put a Former Public-School Teacher in Her CabinetThe candidate has pledged to nominate a former public-school teacher to be Education secretary.
  44. politics
    Elizabeth Warren Wants to Put a Former Public School Teacher in Her CabinetThe candidate has pledged to nominate a former public school teacher to be Education secretary.
  45. open letter
    Dear Gamers of Delta Air Lines, You Have Nothing to Lose But Your ChainsDelta Air Lines is using video games to try to dissuade workers from unionizing.
  46. politics
    Bernie and AOC Team Up Against Companies That Prey on the PoorTheir cap on credit-card interest rates won’t pass anytime soon, but it may expose big differences among Democrats on predatory financial practices.
  47. politics
    Bernie and AOC Team Up Against Companies That Prey on the PoorTheir cap on credit-card interest rates won’t pass anytime soon, but it may expose big differences among Democrats on predatory financial practices.
  48. business
    Global Drivers’ Strike Shows Tide May Be Shifting for Uber and LyftWith both companies going public this spring, the demonstrations are drawing more attention, and Democratic politicians are echoing drivers’ concerns.
  49. politics
    Labor Dispute Opens New Front in Fight to Privatize the VAThe union that represents VA staffers adamantly opposes privatization. The VA is now trying to weaken it.
  50. politics
    Progressive Groups Back Marie Newman, Despite DCCC BlacklistMarie Newman, who’s challenging anti-abortion Democrat Dan Lipinski from the left, picked up a handful of early endorsements.
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