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Run for Office

Worried about the direction of our government? Don’t just tweet. Don’t just protest. Get in there and do something about it.

Rex Tillerson Didn’t Impress Many Senators. Is His Confirmation in Jeopardy?

America May Be on the Cusp of an STD Epidemic

The First Private Passenger Trains in 100 Years

Tom Price’s Shady Stock Buys Certainly Look Like Corruption


The Nationalism of Narcissism

Donald Trump has a foreign policy of self-glorification and nothing else.


Lie Detectors, Russian Spies, and an Expert in Kung Fu

How Michael Flynn got tangled up in the Trump administration’s weirdest scandal yet.

Donald Trump Has a Foreign Policy of Self-Glorification and Nothing Else

Trump’s Nominee for National Security Adviser Is Involved in the Weirdest Scandal Yet

Governor of Mississippi Now Wants the Courts to Ignore Any Religious Intent Behind Its Anti-LGBTQ Law

Does Being a Feminist Mean Being Pro-Choice? The Women’s March on Washington Says Yes.

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