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  1. politics
    How the Pink Wave Turned RedIt only took two years for Republicans to co-opt the “run women” message.
  2. kindercares
    Can I Talk to You About Preschool for All?It wasn’t easy, but after years of organizing, my county in Oregon will have universal early-childhood education.
  3. politics
    Our First Female Vice-President-ElectKamala Harris will also be the first Black woman and the first person of South Asian descent to assume the title.
  4. power
    It’s Time to Look AheadToday is a victory, but the fight is far from over.
  5. drugs
    Legal Weed and Shrooms Won Big Last NightSix states and the District of Columbia passed drug decriminalization initiatives.
  6. breonna taylor
    Louisville Cop Sues Breonna Taylor’s Boyfriend for ‘Emotional Distress’One of the officers who fired at Taylor is suing her boyfriend, Kenneth Walker, for shooting him in self-defense.
  7. dr. fauci
    Dr. Fauci Predicts No ‘Semblances of Normality’ Until 2022Yikes.
  8. breonna taylor
    What Really Happened With the Breonna Taylor Grand Jury?Jurors have started speaking out about the secret proceedings. One called the attorney general’s actions “criminal.“
  9. four long years
    The Birth of an Extraordinary Modern Progressive MovementThe last four years have been an era of radical right-wing rule in Washington — and of remarkable left-wing populist response.
  10. power
    Trump Interrupted a Highly-Classified Briefing for … MilkshakesIn the middle of a meeting with top intelligence officials, Trump got bored and tried to order everyone malts.
  11. power
    An Unarmed Black Man Tried to Shake Hands With a Cop. He Was Shot Dead.Jonathan Price, 31, was shot four times in the torso after his family says he broke up a domestic dispute.
  12. power
    Only One Officer Was Charged in Breonna Taylor’s KillingA member of the grand jury claims they were never given the option to indict the other two officers.
  13. what now?
    We Could Lose Roe v. Wade Next Year. What Now?Don’t stockpile Plan B. Do donate to abortion funds. And start organizing immediately.
  14. the body politic
    It Shouldn’t Have Come Down to HerSome will try to blame Ruth Bader Ginsburg for not stepping down sooner. They are missing the point.
  15. ice detention
    Women in ICE Custody Are Being Coerced Into Hysterectomies, Whistleblower ClaimsA former nurse says a doctor is performing the surgery without patients’ full consent.
  16. wtf
    There’s a New Rachel DolezalJessica Krug has stepped down from her job as an associate history professor after admitting that she pretended to be Black.
  17. crime
    The Justice Department Is Reportedly Trying to Shield Trump From a Rape LawsuitA court filing asks a judge to “substitute the United States for President Trump as defendant” in E. Jean Carroll’s defamation case.
  18. police brutality
    Wisconsin Police Shot a Black Man Multiple Times in the BackOfficers opened fire on Jacob Blake while his back was turned, as his three children watched from the car.
  19. hairy situations
    What’s All This Drama Over Nancy Pelosi’s Hair?The House Speaker broke coronavirus protocol at a hair salon. She says she was “set up.”
  20. housing
    The Eco–Yogi Slumlords of BrooklynHow did a couple who built an empire of yoga studios, vegan restaurants, and homes with “living walls” end up as pandemic villains?
  21. power
    The Progressive New Face of ‘Boys Will Be Boys’Aaron Coleman won a primary at age 19. He committed revenge porn at age 12. Some progressives think we owe him a second chance — but has he earned it?
  22. asteroid
    An Asteroid Is Headed for Earth Just Before Election DayIncredible timing.
  23. apps
    The Beautiful Enigma of the Calamari ManA look at the break-out star of the DNC, night two.
  24. trans rights
    Judge Blocks HHS Rollback of Trans Health Care ProtectionsOnce again, the Trump administration is seeking to define sex discrimination on the basis of biological sex.
  25. politics
    What Was It Like to Be the First Woman to Run for Vice-President?In 1984, Geraldine Ferraro faced egregiously sexist mistreatment.
  26. nypd
    Disturbing Footage Shows NYPD Shoving Woman Into Unmarked VanSeveral officers grabbed a teenager off the street in the middle of a protest, then sped away.
  27. the epstein case
    Trump Just Wishes This Monster WellThe president offered a friendly message to former party pal Ghislaine Maxwell.
  28. the epstein case
    Ghislaine Maxwell, Deemed a Flight Risk, Is Denied BailHer lawyers proposed she be released to a luxury hotel in Manhattan; a federal judge instead ordered her detained until her trial begins next year.
  29. supreme court
    Ruth Bader Ginsburg Hospitalized With Possible Infection“The Justice is resting comfortably and will stay in the hospital for a few days.”
  30. ghislaine maxwell
    Will Ghislaine Maxwell’s Arrest Make Boldface Names Nervous?Almost a year after Jeffrey Epstein’s death, his longtime fixer is in custody.
  31. power
    HUD Proposal Cuts Protections for Unhoused Trans PeopleIt would allow federally funded, same-sex homeless shelters to make admission determinations based on biological sex.
  32. crime
    Two Black Men Were Found Hanging From Trees Within Two WeeksMalcolm Harsch’s family say they are now convinced he died by suicide. The investigation into Robert Fuller’s death continues.
  33. reproductive rights
    Will the Supreme Court Strike a Devastating Blow to Abortion Rights?Any day now, the Court could protect abortion rights — or open the floodgates for more restrictions.
  34. obits
    Ilhan Omar’s Father Has Died From Coronavirus“It is with tremendous sadness and pain to say goodbye to my father, Nur Omar Mohamed. No words can describe what he meant to me.”
  35. crime
    Gunman Plows Car Through Seattle Protest, Shooting DemonstratorThe victim, a 27-year-old black man, is reportedly in stable condition.
  36. power
    Minneapolis Public School Board Cancels Police ContractIts unanimous vote will divert $1.1 million from the Minneapolis Police Department.
  37. police violence
    ‘If I Would Have Been Here, George Floyd May Still Be Alive’Mahmoud Abumayyaleh on the murder that happened outside of his store.
  38. protest
    D.C. Police Trapped 70 Protesters in a Private HomeThe group had to take refuge overnight after being targeted with tear gas and flashbang devices.
  39. crime
    Everything We Know About the Police Shooting of David McAteeLouisville police and National Guardsmen fired on a crowd on Monday, killing the 53-year-old.
  40. protest
    A 22-Year-Old Was Shot and Killed While Protesting Police BrutalityOmaha law enforcement has announced that the man who fatally shot James Scurlock will not be charged.
  41. power
    Misadventures in Teleworking Are the Least of the Supreme Court’s ProblemsThis week, the Court heard a case about birth-control access that has the potential to bring more indignity upon it than an errant toilet flush.
  42. power
    The Biden TrapAs the candidate faces credible assault allegations, his progressive female colleagues are being offered a poisoned chalice.
  43. politics
    The Immoderate Susan CollinsAfter a long career voting across the aisle, why did the Maine senator gamble her legacy on Trump?
  44. crime
    Alleged Mastermind of the Sarah Lawrence ‘Cult’ Has Been ChargedLawrence V. Ray moved into his daughter’s dorm in 2010 — and prosecutors say he conscripted some of her roommates into a sex cult.
  45. politics
    Trump Is More Proudly Anti-Choice Than EverWhy his unprecedented choice to speak at the anti-abortion rally “March for Life” is so worrying.
  46. the body politic
    The Third Rail of Calling ‘Sexism’Warren tried not to talk about it.
  47. politics
    Marianne Williamson Has Mindfully Dropped OutThe self-described “bitch for God” and vanquisher of dark psychic forces has ended her presidential campaign.
  48. crime
    A Woman Ran Over a Teenager Because She Thought She Was MexicanThe Iowa woman has also been charged in connection with a second hit-and-run against a 12-year-old black boy.
  49. who were the 2010s?
    DeRay Mckesson on the Black Lives Matter RevolutionFew American social movements shaped the 2010s as definitively as BLM, and few of its activists have proved to be as galvanizing as Mckesson.
  50. who were the 2010s?
    Instagram’s Co-Founder on Creating the World’s FilterKevin Systrom talks truth, scale, and influencers.
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