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Jun
17
MIDDAY POSTER: Texas’ Deregulated Power Grid Feels The Heat

MIDDAY POSTER: Texas’ Deregulated Power Grid Feels The Heat

Texas’ fossil fuel-heavy electric system proved no match for climate change this past winter — and it’s now at risk of failing again.
Jun
16
Dennis Kucinich Live Chat on 6/23

Dennis Kucinich Live Chat on 6/23

The two-time presidential candidate will discuss his just-announced mayoral campaign and his new book on saving Cleveland’s public power company.
Jun
16
The Lottery Society

The Lottery Society

The college-for-vaccine sweepstakes is like a plot point in a dystopian sci-fi satire — only it’s real.
Jun
15
MIDDAY POSTER: FEC Won’t Investigate Trump’s Outside Groups

MIDDAY POSTER: FEC Won’t Investigate Trump’s Outside Groups

Election commissioners vote to overlook potential illegal campaign activity.
Jun
15
The Policy That Might Have Rescued America And Stopped Trump

The Policy That Might Have Rescued America And Stopped Trump

New data suggests a much-promised but abandoned initiative could have limited the foreclosure crisis and averted the Trump presidency.
Jun
14
End The Filibuster Show

End The Filibuster Show

Manchin was for reforming the filibuster before he was against it — but he’s just the latest example of Dems using the rule to avoid governing.
Jun
13
WEEKEND READER: Reimagining Life In A Climate-Changed World

WEEKEND READER: Reimagining Life In A Climate-Changed World

The ecological crisis will require us to redefine “normal.”
Jun
12
YOU LOVE TO SEE IT: Manchin Faces Unexpected Pressure To Support Voting Rights

YOU LOVE TO SEE IT: Manchin Faces Unexpected Pressure To Support Voting Rights

Also: Voters want to tax the rich, and thousands of people are traveling to Minnesota to protest the construction of another oil pipeline.
Jun
11
Manchin Ally Pushes Him On Voting Rights Bill

Manchin Ally Pushes Him On Voting Rights Bill

A longtime Manchin adviser is working with a group spending big to get him to support the “For the People Act.”
Jun
11
Podcast: Elite Groupthink And The Lab-Leak Theory

Podcast: Elite Groupthink And The Lab-Leak Theory

Sirota talks to Tom Frank about what might happen if we learn that COVID-19 came from an American-funded lab in China.