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In Irpin, just outside the Ukrainian capital Kyiv, a multi-faceted resistance movement is preparing to face the approaching Russian troops. Our team met Bohdan, a Ukrainian artist; Maxime, a Russian artist; and Sergiy, a Ukrainian member of the French Foreign Legion. All of them will play a role in defending their city. FRANCE 24’s Cyril Payen and...

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  • March 25, 2022

On this panel, Paul Krugman gets it right as Larry Summers continues his attack on the American Rescue Plan. He complains about workers getting a break. Paul Krugman & Larry summers on the American Rescue Plan See full episodes here. Yesterday I wrote a piece critical of ThisWeek’s host George...

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  • March 15, 2021

The Houston Chronicle highlights how the Supreme Court vacancy is reigniting the health care debate in the U.S. Senate race between incumbent U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R. TX) and veteran MJ Hegar (D. TX): The Supreme Court vacancy stands to alter the Senate race more than just about any other...

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  • September 27, 2020

Trump is all about producing indeterminacy and uncertainty, probably because he doesn’t know very much, that stable genius. Not only about science or politics, Trump is all about chaos and confusion. Today he tried again to misinform voters and got sanctioned by Twitter. Because to Trump it’s always about public...

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  • September 17, 2020

Tonight’s RNC celebrates America as the land of opportunity where at least one speaker wants to reduce votes to households rather than adult individuals (because men would be best able to allocate that), and the RNC “cancelled” a speaker who promoted a tweet supporting the Elders of Zion. Maybe it’s the...

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  • August 26, 2020

There still are protests with violent activity still motivated by police action. In this case, Seattle Washington and Portland Oregon, where Trumpist sentiment prevails in their police forces. They think the use of force will pacify an urban population that does not see itself as being occupied, as though resistance...

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  • June 7, 2020

The New York Times has a good piece out about how heated and expensive the North Carolina U.S. Senate race is becoming: Republican U.S. Senator Thom Tillis is used to being in a tight spot in campaigns in the swing state of North Carolina, having come from behind in the...

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  • May 28, 2020

The Hill has identified these four Senate races that could lead to Democrats winning a Senate Majority: Democrats are racing to broaden their path to the Senate majority in November, while Republicans are spending heavily in an effort to hold their control over the chamber. With 200 days to go...

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  • April 19, 2020

I have some more suggested reading for you all. The Jewish Insider released a piece late last week profiling the upcoming U.S. Senate race in South Carolina between incumbent U.S. Senator, Leningrad Lindsey Graham (R. SC), and former South Carolina Democratic Party Chairman, Jaime Harrison (D. SC). The race is...

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  • April 14, 2020

The New York Times has a new piece out about how the coronavirus pandemic has been playing a big role not just in the Presidential election but also in down-ballot elections. Specifically in the battle for the U.S. Senate: Campaign officials and strategists are trying to carefully game out the...

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  • April 5, 2020

Received this e-mail today from VoteVets in support of Rep. Max Rose’s (D. NY-11) re-election campaign: Today, Afghanistan veteran and freshman congressman Max Rose (D-NY) is shipping out with the National Guard to assist some of the hard-hit cities with their coronavirus response efforts in his state. Leaders lead. When they’re called they...

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  • April 1, 2020
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This is a robbery in progress,” wrote David Dayen, executive editor at The American Prospect. “And it's not a bailout for the coronavirus. It's a bailout for 12 years of corp. irresponsibility that made these companies so fragile that a few weeks of disruption would destroy them” McConnell declaring a...

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  • March 26, 2020

I seldom do this. Politizoom, and our sister site Daily Sound And Fury give me a nice little megaphone, and as most of you have noticed, I seldom run out of things to say. But something has come up, and this time I need your help. A few days ago,...

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  • March 17, 2020

The 2012 Republican Party platform is reported by CNN to include the goal of a Constitutional ban on all abortions, making no exceptions for rape or incest survivors. This is the most extreme idea in the arsenal of the Conservative Right, and one that ultimately defines what they stand for....

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