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The face of American socialism before Bernie Sanders? Eugene Debs | Paul Buhle and Mari Jo Buhle It is impossible to understand the appeal of socialism in America today without looking at its past. And that inevitably leads to DebsSocialism is in vogue in America. Radical left politics, embodied by the likes of Bernie Sanders and Alexandria Ocasio-Co
The Guardian | 3 hours, 4 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Opinion: How America's Pastime Became So Slow In his essay this week, NPR's Scott Simon writes about how an increased focus on analytics has slowed down the pace of baseball.
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Global Newsstand: Put women at the negotiation table, and more See what the global press had to say this week about stories shaping the world.
The Christian Science Monitor | 6 hours, 9 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Readers write: Prairie presence, and delayed adulthood Letters to the editor for the March 25, 2019 weekly magazine.
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The Electoral College may be medieval but its a bulwark of our democracy Sen. Elizabeth Warren has reignited the debate over the Electoral College she wants to get rid of it, naturally. I say reignited because this is a very old argument. But Im going to skip rehashing the usual and to my mind, persuasive arguments in favor of
New York Post | 18 hours, 2 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Mueller wraps up but don't expect the hysteria to end Special Counsel Bob Mueller has handed in his report, marking the effective end of the three-year Trump-Russia investigation. Hallelujah! This means that Mueller firmly expects to file no more criminal charges, which pretty much confirms that all the medi
New York Post | 18 hours, 7 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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The City Council's charter-reform power grab At the end of January, with no fanfare, New Yorks City Council released recommended changes to the city charter. The council wants to use the Charter Revision Commission to strip the mayor and executive agencies of important powers, while taking more powe
New York Post | 18 hours, 9 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Trump's fight for campus justice is only beginning American colleges used to pride themselves on their commitment to free speech and free inquiry. Thats the only way learning takes place, we thought, and youd have to go back to the Dark Ages to find people who disagreed. Only now the Dark Ages have return
New York Post | 18 hours, 9 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Dems' AIPAC boycott is another sign of their turn to extremism It was long a cant-miss stop for presidential candidates: The annual convention of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, the main pro-Israeli lobby, was a prime opportunity to take an American-as-apple-pie stand. This year, however, at least eight
New York Post | 18 hours, 11 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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With ThriveNYC, Chirlane McCray has clearly flunked her management test If ThriveNYC was meant to showcase Chirlane McCrays managerial skills in advance of a future run for office, then New Yorks first lady had better find something else to pad her rsum. Each day brings more revelations about just how big a disaster her $850
New York Post | 18 hours, 14 minutes ago | comment? | recommend