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How Things Work

Just Give People the $2000 Check You Repeatedly Promised Them Please!!!

This is not complicated.

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We Finally Discovered What It Will Take for Corporations to Stop Giving Republicans Money

All it took was six years and an insurrection.

Donald Trump shakes hands with Mark Zuckerberg

A Toast to the Sniveling Rats Jumping Off Trump’s Sinking Ship

These resignations are worthless.

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The Year In Winners and Losers

The rich stay winning, the rest of us keep losing.

2020 winners and losers

The Pathetic Stimulus Won’t Be Enough to Help My Mom

She got laid off while Congress worked out how many struggling people to betray.

Image from page 287 of "Bell telephone magazine" (1922) of a woman operating a local switchboard

No, We Couldn’t

Barack Obama's 'A Promised Land' is a portrait of change abandoned.

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Operation Santa: Pandemic Edition Is as Depressing as It Sounds

The bleakness at the heart of the USPS program is especially pronounced this year.

The top of a child's letter to Santa: "Dear Santa, I hope you are healthy and safe during COVID. What I want for..."

Why Obama’s ‘Defund the Police’ Criticism Misses the Point

We already tried 'reforming' the police. It didn't work.


Just Another Day at the Office

Neal Katyal used to work for Barack Obama. Now he defends corporations' right to use slaves.

Neal Katyal on MSNBC