A sickout by unpaid federal employees could bring the impasse—and their status as hostages to the president’s whim—to an end. Federal workers might learn from the successful example set by teachers from West Virginia to Arizona in 2018.
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Sociologist Theda Skocpol tells what drives the angry right -- and what comes after the government shutdown. The Right in this country, over the last half century, has recognized that fighting across many localities and states is worth it. And they've developed mechanisms for doing that, and that turned out to have a big payoff in Congress. The real problem that you've got right now on the Left is how to defeat this stuff, how to contain it, how to beat it.
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