Friday, January 15, 2021
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Martin Schram: Was Trump’s most moving speech too inciting?

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We stared for hours at our news screens Wednesday afternoon, unable to look away, but unwilling to actually believe what we were seeing.

A moment in America, unimaginable but perhaps inevitable

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To see it unspool — to watch the jumbled images ricochet, live, across the world's endless screens — was, as an American, a struggle to believe your eyes.

Commentary: Trump may not be a convicted criminal, but he’s still a thug

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Whether Donald Trump is an actual criminal has yet to be proven in court (though I have high hopes for 2021), but he’s clearly a thug at heart.

Therese Raphael: Now we know how Boris Johnson’s movie ends

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Now we know how this movie ends. “Brexit means Brexit,” Theresa May declared in those electric but mystifying opening scenes after the referendum back in 2016.

Pop Culture in (ugh) 2020, from the bizarre to the sublime

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And now, for our annual look at the year in pop culture…. Oh, wait. This was 2020. The year everything stopped cold.

Politicians eat own words after dining out, taking trips

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Their messaging has been clear: wear a mask, stay 6 feet apart, and most importantly: stay home!

Commentary: We learned plenty these 4 years. The lessons apply going forward

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Whatever happens in the next few months, we are unequivocally at the end of an era. Last month, American voters stepped up, turned out in record numbers and changed the course of history.

Commentary: Now there’s an urgent opening to really make America great again

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Mitch McConnell refuses to accept the verdict of the American people. The Senate majority leader is willing to indulge President Donald Trump's attempt to destroy American democracy, by supporting his fight to stay in office despite his repudiation by more than 78 million Americans and a margin of at least 5 million votes.

Jay Ambrose: Looking ahead to progressive regression

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So, OK, fellow citizens, let's all veer leftward, let's sign onto Bernie Sanders' socialism, Alexandria Ocasio Cortez's vision of a "brutal, barbarian" America and The New York Times' revelation of a slave state that survived the Civil War.

Commentary: This is how modern democracies have died. Will the US be next?

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The world has witnessed a shift from democracy toward autocratic rule over the last 30 years. As Donald Trump's presidency has rolled on, observers inside and outside the United States have wondered: Is America next?

The US and Europe still don’t see eye to eye on Big Tech

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It's tempting to imagine that the U.S. is finally catching up with Europe when it comes to skepticism — and regulation — of Big Tech.

Commentary: Trump has consistently harmed workers

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It's been almost four years since Donald Trump was elected president, promising to be the workers' champion.

Censorious Facebook

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Counter speech doctrine posits that the best remedy for negative or inaccurate speech is more accurate, positive speech.

Why is Putin punishing Armenia?

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For Moscow, Pashinyan had become a liability and had to be taught a serious lesson.

Many thorny global situations hinge on US election outcome

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Four years after Donald Trump’s election reframed how many nations interacted with the United States, the way that the world’s foremost superpower moves forward after its presidential election stands to impact many geopolitical pressure points

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Commentary: Now there’s an urgent opening to really make America great...

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Mitch McConnell refuses to accept the verdict of the American people. The Senate majority leader is willing to indulge President Donald Trump's attempt to destroy American democracy, by supporting his fight to stay in office despite his repudiation by more than 78 million Americans and a margin of at least 5 million votes.

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