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A special local event

Hi all, I’m writing to invite you to a special local event I’m co-hosting called Politics in Plain English. I know, right? Bennett Lovett-Graff and I devised a civics program in which we bring thinkers and writers to New Haven to talk about all the important issues of the day for the betterment of the…

Hillary goes there

This won’t surprise you but I’ve come to admire Hillary Clinton. I didn’t when I voted for her in 2016. I mean, I respected her. I liked her. I really wanted her to win. But admiration is another thing. Since her defeat, Clinton has slowly emerged as the best thinker about the Trump presidency. She…