Reader Comments: Immigration and Borders; Wisconsin GOP Attempt Coup; Books About Food; George H.W. Bush; 2018 elections; Impeachment Dilemma; Fighting GM Closings; Break Up Facebook, and ...; Marc Lamont Hill; Lots of Resources and Announcements;
Julia Conley; Alex Emmonsand Aída Chávez
"Apparently, neither Saudi Arabia's brutal murder of Jamal Khashoggi nor its mid-summer bombing of a school bus packed full of children were enough to break the ice surrounding House Majority Leader Paul Ryan's heart."
Donald Trump’s appeal to racial resentment worked better than it should have. The results from Tuesday suggest that his strategy might have been an effective one, even if it promises to destroy the country’s social cohesion.
As results from the recent midterm elections show and the book under review chronicles, restrictive voter identification laws, registration requirements, felon disenfranchisement and voter purges still deny millions access to the ballot box.
Everyone who cares about Social Security, Medicare or Medicaid needs to vote November 6. If GOP politicians and the donors who own them retain full control of Congress, they are determined to pass their longstanding goal of ending all three programs.
Racism, Antisemitism, ideas of “outside agitators” are the right’s most effective tools for delegitimizing the message and messengers of social justice. If protest can be blamed on those outside, both the message and the messenger are untrustworthy.
Reader Comments: Debbie Ramirez Statement; Four Million Raised for Collins Opponent; High School Slang According to Kavanaugh; Van Dyke Verdict and CPAC; Housing; Trump Latest - Pay to Protest; Military-Industrial Complex; Announcements; and more....
Natalie Shure and Adam Serwer
Jacobin; The Atlantic
It's not just the sexual assault allegations. Brett Kavanaugh's contempt for women is a defining characteristic of his ideology — and the political movement that groomed him. Once malice is embraced as a virtue, it is impossible to contain.