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Far Worse Than Watergate

Ryan Goodman Slate
If Donald Trump suborned perjury from Michael Cohen, he’s compromised by Russia.

Friday Nite Videos | July 14, 2017

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Why Donald Trump Jr.'s Emails Change Everything. Neil Young | Children of Destiny. Capitalism Will Eat Democracy -- Unless We Speak Up | Yanis Varoufakis. Why Are We The Only Humans Left? Vladimir Putin Regime Marked By Graft And Corruption | On Assignment with Richard Engel.

Friday Nite Videos | June 9, 2017

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The Case for Obstruction of Justice in Three Minutes. Watergate Lawyer: If Donald Trump Tries to Fight Subpoenas, He Will Lose. Citizen Jane: Battle for the City. William J. Barber II | Shifting the Moral Conversation. Jeremy Corbyn's Victory.

Friday Nite Videos -- May 19, 2017

Fox News Doesn't Get the Comey Memo. Comedians Have Figured Out the Trick to Covering Trump. Watergate Prosecutor: Well on Our Way to Impeachment of President Trump. The Activists: Documentary. How to Close Guantanamo Under Trump.

Legalize It All: How to Win the War on Drugs

Dan Baum Harper's Magazine
“You want to know what this was really all about?” asked Watergate conspirator Ehrlichman. “The Nixon campaign in 1968, and the Nixon White House after that, had two enemies: the antiwar left and black people. We knew we couldn’t make it illegal to be either against the war or black, but by getting the public to associate the hippies with marijuana and blacks with heroin, and then criminalizing both heavily, we could disrupt those communities.”
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