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  1. donald trump
    Joint Chiefs Chairman Defies Trump on Bases Named After TraitorsGeneral Mark Milley is fine with renaming bases to remove names of those who committed an “act of treason” in a bad cause.
  2. vision 2020
    The Unburdened BelieverThe Trump campaign is spiraling. Can a yes-man from the White House make anything better?
  3. coronavirus
    A Hasty ‘Reopening’ Is Not a Good Political Move for GovernorsMost governors who followed Trump in quickly pushing to get rid of measures to stop the pandemic are also sharing his loss of popularity.
  4. whodunnit
    Guess They Didn’t Like the Statue, HuhSomeone set Slovenia’s Melania Trump sculpture on fire.
  5. sure
    Pete Buttigieg Has an Agent NowMaybe they’ll help him build out his late-night hosting résumé.
  6. coronavirus
    Why Is There Still a PPE Shortage?Four months after doctors and nurses used trash bags for gowns and takeout containers for face masks, the PPE problem has not been solved.
  7. supreme court
    Supreme Court Gives Trump Legal Loss, Tactical Win in Tax CasesTrump’s tax and financial records probably won’t see the light of day before November, but his sweeping claims of presidential powers were rebuffed.
  8. coronavirus
    When Will Schools Reopen?Everything we know about when it will be safe for schools to resume in-person classes — and what it will look like when they do.
  9. the discourse
    ‘Defending a Free Society’ Requires Radically Changing This OneThe myopia and hypocrisy of “philosophical liberals” undermine their critiques of “cancel culture.”
  10. coronavirus
    America Is Refusing to Learn How to Fight the CoronavirusThe pandemic is surging again in the Southwest, where hospitals are reaching capacity. And it’s probably going to get worse.
  11. vision 2020
    What Would a Democratic ‘Tsunami’ in November Look Like?A big Biden win would result in a takeover of the Senate and state legislature gains just in time for redistricting.
  12. crime
    Everything We Know About the Killing of George FloydAll four officers involved in Floyd’s death have now been charged.
  13. coronavirus
    Pence Announces CDC Will Change School-Reopening Guidance After Trump ComplaintThe administration continues to overrule public-health officials six months after learning the peril of doing so.
  14. soullessness
    Area Republican Fully Devoid of EmpathyPence spokesperson Katie Miller reportedly said she was sent to child detention centers at the border to learn compassion, but “it didn’t work.”
  15. power
    We’ve Been Left to Fend for OurselvesOutrage is mounting as people flood restaurants and throw parties. But most of our anger should be directed at the government.
  16. vision 2020
    Not Much ‘Democratic Disarray’ in 2020Polling indicates that backers of Biden’s primary rivals are falling into line much more solidly than did Sanders supporters in 2016.
  17. coronavirus
    What Will College Be Like in the Fall?Most universities say they plan to resume in-person classes, but life on campus will be a lot different.
  18. supreme court
    Supreme Court Allows Trump Restrictions on Obamacare Contraception CoverageUp to 126,000 women could lose no-cost contraception coverage. The Court also expanded the “ministerial exception” to employee protections.
  19. power
    Supreme Court Says Employers Can Deny Workers Birth Control CoverageThe ruling could leave as many as 126,000 women without affordable contraception.
  20. fox news
    Tucker Carlson: Protect American ‘Culture’ and ‘Heritage’ From Tammy DuckworthThe Fox News host continued his attacks on the Illinois Democrat, calling her a “coward,” a “moron,” and a “fraud.”
  21. the top line
    Here’s What the Trouble in Commercial Real Estate Means for YouSome of the hits to retail real estate may permanently change how state and local governments fund themselves.
  22. politics?
    Kanye West Wants to Run the White House Like WakandaHe detailed a platform that’s anti-abortion, anti-vaccine, and based on the fictional country in Black Panther.
  23. power
    Yes, Activists Are Serious About Defunding the PoliceA new bill, created by the Movement for Black Lives, calls for a “time-bound plan” to close all federal prisons and divest from policing.
  24. coronavirus
    United States, World Leader in COVID-19 Deaths, to Leave WHOThe Trump administration has officially notified the U.N. that the United States will leave the World Health Organization in 2021.
  25. vision 2020
    GOP Senators Are Already Bailing From the Convention in Florida Next MonthFive Republican senators announced this week that they would skip the convention in Jacksonville, further revealing the uselessness of the event.
  26. vision 2020
    Could Dumping Pence Be a Last-Minute Game Changer for Trump?Incapable of changing his ways to salvage reelection, Trump might decide blaming the coronavirus mess on Pence and dropping him is the only option.
  27. politics
    Justin Timberlake Wants America to Say Bye Bye Bye to Confederate MonumentsHe called for the removal of Confederate monuments throughout the US.
  28. president trump
    Everything We Learned From Mary Trump’s BookIn Too Much and Never Enough, the president’s niece describes how he allegedly cheated on the SATs and made lurid comments about her.
  29. 2020 elections
    Loeffler Attacks WNBA for Honoring Black Lives MatterThe endangered Georgia Republican senator triangulated against the league and the team she partly owns.
  30. vision 2020
    Trump Picked the Wrong Hostage in Battle Over Confederate-Named Military BasesSenator Chuck Grassley predicts that Republicans will override Trump if he vetoes the defense bill to block the renaming of military bases.
  31. the economy
    ‘A Hate Crime Against Future Generations’Scott Galloway thinks the coronavirus bailout packages are little more than another wealth transfer to the rich.
  32. 2020 elections
    Ranks of Republican Women in Senate Could Be Decimated in NovemberAs many as four of the GOP’s nine women in the Senate could lose, and a fifth is a prospect for a party switch.
  33. vision 2020
    Why the Convention Trump Wants to Have Is Worse Than UselessEven in the unlikely event Trump’s self-celebration in Jacksonville goes off as planned, convention “bounces” may be a thing of the past.
  34. democracy
    The Coronavirus Crisis Is Proving That Democracy WorksThe president is bleeding support in counties hit hard by COVID-19, as previously pro-Trump voters rationally respond to evidence of his failures.
  35. white house
    Former Melania Confidant Pens Latest Trump Tell-All BookStephanie Winston Wolkoff, a former adviser to Melania Trump, is set to release a book on her friendship with the first lady on September 1.
  36. coronavirus
    ICE Makes International Students Choose Between Coronavirus Risk and DeportationICE’s new ruling requires that college students with visas take in-person courses, transfer to a campus with physical classes, or exit the U.S.
  37. vision 2020
    Trump Targeting Wrong Battleground States, Just As Clinton Did in 2016The president needs to focus on lifting his national numbers, not “playing defense” in Ohio or Iowa.
  38. vandalism
    Frederick Douglass Statue Vandalized Over July 4th WeekendThe statue was torn down from its base in a Rochester park and found near the edge of a gorge.
  39. climate crisis
    The Arctic Is On Fire, and We Should all Be Terrified“We always expected the Arctic to change faster than the rest of the globe. But I don’t think anyone expected the changes to happen this fast.”
  40. vision 2020
    Americans Reach Peak Partisan Polarization Under TrumpThe biggest danger sign for Trump is that independents don’t like him much at all.
  41. coronavirus
    Trump’s Latest Coronavirus Strategy: Hope Americans Learn to ‘Live With’ ItWith no real strategy for combating the pandemic, Trump’s team is reportedly hoping Americans grow numb to mass illness and death.
  42. vision 2020
    Supreme Court Lets States Punish ‘Faithless Electors’A unanimous Supreme Court found no constitutional sanction for treating presidential electors as free agents.
  43. encounter
    Two Weeks With Rachel Noerdlinger, the Movement’s PublicistFrom Bill de Blasio’s City Hall to George Floyd’s memorial service.
  44. vision 2020
    Can Trump Pull Off an Upset Like Harry Truman’s in 1948?The more you look at Truman’s shocker, the less it looks like anything Trump can duplicate.
  45. the national interest
    David Horowitz’s Book Predicting a Trump Victory Was Not Well-Timed“As this book was in its final stages and heading for the printer, America and the world were struck by a deadly virus.” Uh-oh.
  46. john lewis
    John Lewis’s Lifelong Struggle for Voting Rights Isn’t OverOnce it looked like Obama’s election represented the culmination of John Lewis’s career. A new documentary shows battles for old causes persist.
  47. vision 2020
    Is Biden’s Lead Strong Enough to Make Texas Competitive?A once unthinkable electoral map comes into focus.
  48. podcast review
    Slow Burn: David Duke Is a Scorching Look at White Supremacy in AmericaThe new season follows the sinister prescience of the former Klansman’s political career.
  49. vision 2020
    Rove Giving Trump Advice He Cannot TakeThe Boy Genius seems to be explaining in advance why Trump lost.
  50. california
    Affirmative Action and Voting Rights Are on California’s November BallotAs always, the California airwaves will be full of ads for ballot measures that have nothing to do with who wins what office.
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