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  1. politics
    What Would a General Strike Even Look Like?Activists have started calling for one as working conditions become more dire.
  2. coronavirus
    How Can We Fight a Pandemic Without Paid Sick Leave?As coronavirus spreads, millions of Americans have to choose between staying home when they’re ill and receiving a paycheck.
  3. power
    Elle Columnist Says She Was Fired After Accusing Trump of RapeE. Jean Carroll claims her contract wasn’t renewed “because Trump ridiculed my reputation … & dragged me through the mud.”
  4. immigration
    Trump Administration Will Now Deny Visas to Pregnant WomenAmerican embassies have been told to turn away people they suspect are traveling to the U.S. to give birth.
  5. facebook
    Facebook Exec: Facebook Is Like the One Ring, Helped Trump WinAndrew Bosworth compares Facebook to an evil ring from fantasy books. He also thinks it helped Trump win.
  6. power
    Ex-FBI Lawyer Breaks Her Silence on Trump’s Relentless Twitter HarassmentEx-FBI lawyer Lisa Page has become one of Trump’s favorite targets. After he made a particularly demeaning joke about her, she decided to speak out.
  7. last night on late night
    Will Ferrell and Alec Baldwin Delightfully Stumble in SNL Cold OpenLive from New York, it’s … a messed-up line!
  8. politics
    Congrats to Whomever Had A$AP Rocky on Their Impeachment Bingo CardThe latest confirmation that we live in the strangest, most confusing time.
  9. last night on late night
    SNL Continues Canine Antics With Hero-Dog SketchNominate this dog for an Emmy, cowards.
  10. vulture investigates
    Wait, Why Is There a Picture of Donald Trump With Blind Melon’s Shannon Hoon?Vulture investigates.
  11. politics
    Trump Is Beefing With the Mayor of Minneapolis Over MAGA Rally BillAfter a Minneapolis arena tried to pass a half-million-dollar security bill on to the campaign, Team Trump threatened to sue and attacked the mayor.
  12. trade wars
    Trump Administration Slaps 25 Percent Tariffs on European Foods and BoozeIncluding Italian cheeses and French wines.
  13. tv ratings
    The Trump Impeachment Inquiry Led to a Huge Spike in Cable News RatingsMaddow surged 40 percent.
  14. lawsuits
    Eminem’s Publisher Is Suing Spotify for Potential BillionsThe complaint also calls into question the constitutionality of the Music Modernization Act.
  15. no-no's
    A Single Monologue Cost Jimmy Kimmel Live! $395,000Do not replicate the Emergency Alert sound unless you have a few hundred grand to spare.
  16. beef
    David Simon, Creator of The Wire, Is Ready to Defend BaltimoreNote to self: never start a Twitter fight with David Simon.
  17. politics
    Trump Supporters Have Found a New Horrifying Rallying CryThey targeted Representative Ilhan Omar last night with chants of “Send her back!”
  18. give me shelter
    Trump’s Rape of America, and Other Greek TragediesSearching the classics to make sense of asylum, hubris, and democracy itself.
  19. power
    The U.S. Women’s Soccer Team Really, Really Doesn’t Want to Meet TrumpMegan Rapinoe isn’t the only player who doesn’t want to go the “f*cking White House.”
  20. twitter
    The Democratic Party Has United Its Warring Factions by Unleashing a Bad TweetThe Democrats have found a strategy to counter factionalism: awful tweets.
  21. the national interest
    U.S. National Security Officials Still Consider Trump a Security RiskThe Mueller report focused on criminal matters, not counterintelligence. Whether Russia has leverage over Trump is a huge, unresolved question.
  22. last night on late night
    SNL Says Bye to Season 44 With Alec Baldwin, Robert De Niro, and QueenDon’t stop the Trump administration, they’re having such a good time.
  23. sad!
    Donald Trump Forced Another College Team to Eat Big Macs at the White HouseThis time to “celebrate” the North Dakota State University Bisons.
  24. party report
    SNL Alum Taran Killam Imagines What Would Happen If Trump Returned to Host“Brutally unfunny.”
  25. abortion rights
    Whose ‘Womb’ Is This Anyway?Donald Trump speaks about abortion as though women have nothing to do with it.
  26. year in culture 2018
    Book Publishing’s No Good, Very Good Year of TrumpIn 2018, publishers cried about the president all the way to the bank.
  27. migrant caravan
    Tear-Gassing Migrant Children at Protests Is Not ‘Un-American’Children have been targeted for violence throughout U.S. history to deter their elders from protesting.
  28. last night on late night
    Saudi Arabia Might Be Trump’s Best and Only FriendThanks to, ya know, all the money.
  29. how i get it done
    How This Reporter Stayed Focused After a Trump Insult“I don’t think there has been a better time in my lifetime to be a journalist than right now.”
  30. migrant caravan
    For Trump and the Republicans, the Migrant Caravan Served Its Political PurposeThe Central American migrant caravan dominated Trumpland for weeks. Its political value expired after the midterms.
  31. politics
    BMI Informs Trump Campaign They Can No Longer Play Rihanna’s MusicThe organization reportedly removed the singer’s work from the Trump campaign’s blanket music license.
  32. immigration
    What’s Important to Know About the Migrant CaravanTrump has called the group of 7,000 migrants walking to the U.S.–Mexico border a national emergency. It’s not.
  33. nevertheless she persisted
    How Long Until This Elizabeth Warren Insult Becomes a Piece of Wall Décor?“Impolite arrogant woman” is already being printed on T-shirts.
  34. password is a bad password
    Read This If You Want to Hack Into Kanye West’s iPhoneA video from West’s meeting with Trump revealed his poor OpSec habits.
  35. trump
    Alec Baldwin Says ‘Black People Love Me’ Since Playing TrumpHe also reflects on #MeToo.
  36. trump
    Family Guy Will Have Trump Prey on Meg and We’re Already So Tired“We’re just playing to what Trump has already confessed to, say, on a bus.”
  37. the judicial branch
    With Mitch McConnell’s Help, Trump Now Has 60 Confirmed Federal JudgesThe Senate has confirmed the president’s nominations for federal judges across the country, under the leadership of Mitch McConnell.
  38. #metoo
    In Defense of Al Franken, Chelsea Handler Points Out She’s Groped Many People“That’s not rape.”
  39. white house drama
    Omarosa Has Incriminating Video, Texts and Emails, Says a Source Close to HerShe was offered a high-paying position to stay “positive” about the president.
  40. everybody hates brett
    Only 28 Percent of Women Want Kavanaugh to Be a Supreme Court JusticeA new CNN poll confirms that most women across party lines don’t like Trump’s Supreme Court nominee.
  41. family separation policy
    ICE Official Has a Pretty Twisted Idea of What Summer Camp Is LikeHe said immigrant detention centers, where children sleep in cages, have basketball courts, exercise classes, and soccer fields.
  42. a long talk
    MSNBC’s Ari Melber Wants to Bring Hip-hop to Cable NewsThe host of The Beat explains why “culture is everywhere” in the Trump era — especially the nightly news.
  43. close reads
    Mission: Impossible — Fallout Is the Perfect Movie for Our Summer of UnrealityIn pop culture and politics, the line between truth and fiction has blurred almost beyond recognition.
  44. sunday funday
    CBS Evening News Anchor Jeff Glor Bags Two Surprise Sit-Downs With TrumpFormer CNN host Piers Morgan also scored an interview.
  45. protests
    The Best Signs From the London Trump Protest“Piss off.”
  46. family separation policy
    Only 57 Immigrant Kids Under the Age of 5 Have Been Reunited with Their FamiliesHere’s what we know about what will happen next.
  47. What Does Russia Look Like, Now?Putin, as bad as he is, is well within the mainstream of Russian politics. Whereas Trump is a radical fringe figure.
  48. Trump at NATO Summit: Germany Is ‘Captive to Russia’The president kicked off the summit by deriding America’s European allies as “delinquent,” and berating Germany for relying on Russian fuel sources.
  49. It’s Normal for the U.S. to Put Corporate Profits Above Babies’ HealthUnder Trump, America undermined global public health for the sake of enriching corporations. It did the same thing under Clinton and Obama.
  50. roe v. wade
    Women Are Sending Coat Hangers to Senator Susan CollinsThey want to make sure she takes Roe v. Wade into account when voting to appoint a new Supreme Court justice.
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