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Milt Campbell: The World’s Greatest Athlete You Never Heard Of
Soon after his Olympic success, Campbell almost disappeared from public attention.
Tucker Carlson Is Actually A Late-Comer To The American Right’s Love Affair With Viktor Orbán
The far-right’s ties to Orbán date back at least a decade, and were cultivated by top strategists and lobbyists in the Republican Party, as well as leading figures on the religious right.
Institutionalism Can’t Save Us Now
Garland should learn from the Obama administration and ensure that government officials can’t act outside the law to benefit themselves and their party.
Why Democrats Should Not Settle For A Slimmed Down For The People Act
The beauty of the For The People Act is that it’s defense of democracy goes further than voting rights.
Progressive Patriotism For July 4
Throughout our history, many American radicals and progressive reformers have proudly asserted their patriotism.
Biden’s New OPM Director May Be Among His Most Critical Appointees. Here’s Why.
OPM’s new director will be a critical player in delivering on Biden’s agenda and she should bring at least as much energy and creativity to the task of rebuilding the federal workforce as her predecessors did to their mission of destroying it.
What A Profane Cheerleader’s Case Could Mean For Jan. 6 Insurrectionists
If insurrectionists were trying to weasel out of jail time using the First Amendment, this new ruling suggests they should tap the brakes.
On Voting Rights Republicans Have Told Us Who They Are. We Should Believe Them
The choice for senators and all Americans is simple: we protect our democracy for everyone, or let Republicans dismantle it for everyone but their own voters.
We Can’t Build Back Better Without Black Workers
It’s time to focus on the Black unemployment rate to ensure that we keep public investment going until all workers are doing well -- not just the ones who always have.
How Matt Gaetz’s Legal Problems Could Lead to Campaign Finance Violations
Politicians are not allowed to use campaign funds to pay for personal criminal defense.
Markup Of For The People Act Revealed Depth Of GOP’s Adherence To Disinfo
The Senate panel markup of S.1 included fiery speeches and intense disagreements, giving us an accurate picture of the long and hard fight ahead.
Want To Restore Balance To The Supreme Court? Expand It.
As court expansion becomes more mainstream, it’s becoming clearer that it’s the only way to restore balance to the Supreme Court.
The Rules Dems Could Change To Keep The Tom Cottons Of The Senate From Delaying Biden Noms’ Confirmations
For now, it’s just one Senator threatening to hold up a small number of nominees, but if his tactic is successful at hamstringing their partisan rival, it’s only a matter of time before other Republicans follow Tom Cotton’s lead.