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Is the white working class finally ready to trade in their whiteness wages for actual wages?
Early signs are encouraging.
How anti-abortionists learned to stop worrying and love punishing women for having sex
Once Roe fell, the truth was revealed.
Debating the future of Kamala Harris, ‘Democratic leaders’ decide sounding like sexists is better than sounding like racists
The vice president has little to do with it.
With SNAP proposal, Iowa Republicans reveal contempt for the ‘undeserving’ poor
A chance to take food out of their mouths, writes Noah Berlatsky.
Two things to understand to understand Tyre Nichols’ murder
One local, one national.
Conspiracism isn’t infecting America. It is America
It’s easier to deny the truth, though.
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Mass gun death shouldn’t be a consequence of disagreement
It is, though.