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  • Living in a Conspiracy Nation

    We are in a spectacularly unprecedented moment in our nation’s history. If you do not believe that is the case, perhaps these two recent news reports in completely sober (and even socially conservative) publications will persuade you. Charlotte Alter reports from my home state of Wisconsin for Time magazine: In more than seven dozen interviews conducted in Wisconsin in early September, from the suburbs around Milwaukee to the scarred streets of Kenosha in the aftermath of the Jacob Blake...

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  • Opinions Live with Eugene Robinson

    Send in your questions to Eugene Robinson, who'll discuss his latest columns and political news.

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  • Opinions Live with Eugene Robinson

    Send in your questions to Eugene Robinson, who'll discuss his latest columns and political news.

    Washington Post
  • Opinions Live with Eugene Robinson

    Send in your questions to Eugene Robinson, who'll discuss his latest columns and political news.

    Washington Post
  • Opinions Live with Eugene Robinson

    Send in your questions to Eugene Robinson, who'll discuss his latest columns and political news.

    Washington Post
  • Manifest Density and American Politics

    I ran across this Facebook post by Shannon Welch the other day and while I don’t agree with some of it (more about that in a bit), I do think there’s something to her argument that the density of the place you grew up in or have spent a lot of time in has an effect on how you view the world, your neighbors, and your political situation. So why does this matter? Because how you were raised and how you live has a huge impact on what matters to you from your politicians and your government. Those...

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  • Horrifying Reports of Forced Hysterectomies at ICE Detention Camps

    A coalition of organizations led by Project South (which was founded as the Institute to Eliminate Poverty & Genocide — more on that last word in a minute) has filed a complaint based on a whistleblower about an ICE concentration camp in Georgia where, the complaint alleges, detained immigrants are not being properly treated for Covid-19, important medications are being withheld, conditions are appalling, and women are being given unnecessary hysterectomies. From a piece about the...

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