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A Very Wide-Ranging Chat With Jamelle Bouie

Today in our 'What Now' newsletter: talking to the NYT columnist about Reconstruction, labor, Joe Biden, and much more.

Discourse Blog Birthday Week
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Marco Rubio Is Giving Capital a Way Out

History says they'll probably take it.

The Economy
Free

Put Your Name on the Checks Joe

Come on man!

White House
Free

The Rise and Fall of Grand Slam USA

How a single batting cage led me down a very weird rabbit hole.

Culture
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grand slam usa

This is the Same Old Bad Immigration System

Child detention is immoral, hope this helps.

Immigration
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Accountability Isn’t Real

Ted Cruz won't face consequences because there are no consequences for politicians anymore.

Politics
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Don’t Be Mad at Teachers for Not Wanting to Die

The hysteria around school reopenings is out of control.

COVID
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teachers unions

Pandemic Life: I Got Very Into Tennis

I've invented a new type of guy.

The Discourse
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roger federer

Hey Let’s Bring Back That Abolish ICE Thing

ICE deported babies to a country that could become a warzone at any moment. You can't reform that.

Immigration
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Marjorie Taylor Greene Isn’t Going Away

To defeat her, you must defeat the entire Republican Party.

Congress
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Jeff Bezos, Enemy of the People

As he steps down from Amazon, his brutal anti-worker legacy can never be forgotten.

Fuck Bosses
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All the Worst Assholes Are Here for the GameStop Debacle

Please can these people stop talking!!!

The Economy
worst gamestop reactions

The Do Nothing Caucus

These Senate Democrats aren't 'dealmakers.' They're cynical, useless scammers.

Congress
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kyrsten sinema and joe manchin are blocking filibuster reform

The GOP Will Never Love Joe Biden Back

Republicans can't be accommodated. They must be crushed.

White House
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Today in What Now: Talking to David Roth About the End of Trump

A sneak preview of today's premium newsletter.

Housekeeping
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trump

The Right Never Gave a Shit About the Cops

The GOP freakout about the House metal detectors shows that.

Justice
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Impeach Trump and Then Keep Going

'Healing and unity' was always a mistake.

Congress
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The Next Time Could Be Worse

The GOP is unable and unwilling to put its anti-democratic wing back in the box.

Elections
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Silicon Valley Dorks Are Freaking Out About the Google Union

Tech workers are organizing. No wonder the bosses are losing their minds.

Labor
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Google headquarters

Let the Year End Before You Do Year-End Lists

A modest proposal for the 'year-after' list.

The Discourse
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