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  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. politics
    Trump Doesn’t Have a ‘Type’All he sees is prey.
  4. politics
    Susan Collins Has a New Democratic ChallengerSara Gideon announced her Senate run, taking aim at Collins for voting to confirm Brett Kavanaugh.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. politics
    Roy Moore Just Wants to Touch the PeopleAlabama’s most infamous judge is running for Senate again, despite misconduct allegations.
  8. politics
    There’s a Reason Men Accused of Abuse Keep Working for TrumpPatrick Shanahan would have fit right in at the White House.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. abortion rights
    Finally, Some Good News for Abortion RightsThe governor of Maine just signed a bill allowing nurse practitioners and others to perform abortions.
  16. 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.
  17. 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.”
  18. 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.
  19. 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.
  20. 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.
  21. 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.
  22. 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.
  23. 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.
  24. 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.
  25. 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.
  26. abortion
    Do Democrats Have the Right Message on Abortion?Intelligencer staffers discuss the party’s reaction to a raft of stringent new laws.
  27. 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.
  28. politics
    Abortion Is Morally GoodLiberals must avoid falling into the traps the anti-abortion movement sets for them.
  29. 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.
  30. reproductive rights
    Elizabeth Warren Has a Plan to Save Abortion RightsAmid state attacks on Roe, Warren unveiled a comprehensive strategy for expanding reproductive rights.
  31. 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.
  32. 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.
  33. 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.
  34. 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.
  35. 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.
  36. 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.
  37. 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.
  38. 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.
  39. 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.
  40. politics
    With PRO Act, Democrats Commit to Dramatic Labor ReformsMany Democrats, including 2020 hopefuls, backed a bill that would greatly improve workers’ rights. The labor movement will hold them to it.
  41. politics
    Educators Leave Their Mark on International Workers’ DayAround 10,000 public educators in South Carolina marched in the state capital, and there were other rallies linked to RedforEd across the country.
  42. vision 2020
    Joe Biden Should Retire the Phrase ‘Dignity of Work’The phrase isn’t just cliché — it also highlights how Biden’s own policies have linked human dignity to a rigid view of worth and productivity.
  43. politics
    Erik Prince Has Plans for Venezuela — If He Can Avoid Perjury RapThe Blackwater founder reportedly wants mercenaries in Venezuela. A criminal referral to the DOJ over his Mueller testimony may or may not deter him.
  44. politics
    Raising the Minimum Wage May Help Reduce Suicide RatesA new study finds a causal relationship between a higher minimum wage and a decline in deaths by suicide.
  45. education
    Years of Low Pay Helped Spark the Teacher Strike WaveA new report affirms protesting teachers’ complaints, noting their wages have long been declining and they’re paid less than comparable professionals.
  46. politics
    Consultants Are Already Deserting Marie Newman’s Campaign Over DCCC RuleThe DCCC’s pro-incumbent policy could tip the scales in favor of an anti-choice Democrat, Representative Dan Lipinski of Illinois.
  47. politics
    Domestic Terrorist Christopher Hasson May Be Released Pending TrialThe white nationalist had a kill list of prominent Democrats and journalists.
  48. maternal mortality
    There’s a Problem With Elizabeth Warren’s Maternal Mortality PlanTaking money away from low-performing hospitals could harm the patients she wants to help.
  49. politics
    American Workplaces May Be Getting More DangerousOSHA has just 875 safety inspectors to cover 9 million workplaces, making the task of protecting U.S. workers’ health and safety even harder.
  50. white nationalism
    Coast Guard Officer Who Plotted Terror Attack Wanted ‘Race War,’ Documents SayCourt documents allege Christopher Hasson also targeted two Supreme Court justices and searched the phrase “please god let there be a race war.”
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