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Trump Bans Transgender Military Service

The Pentagon was reportedly not briefed on the stunningly cruel and unjustified move.

Expelling Transgender Troops Motivates Bigoted Midwestern Voters, White House Says

What the Heck Has Happened to the Senate? Norm Ornstein Has Ideas.

The Origin of Trump’s Weird Sex Yacht Story in His Boy Scout Speech

T.J. Miller Is the Worst Kind of Grad-School Bro

War Stories

The Danger of Trump’s Insecurity

The president doubts his own legitimacy—and it threatens America’s safety.

Gentrifiers’ Crass Nostalgia

A Brooklyn bar with decorative bullet holes reveals a misplaced pining for the past.

Trump’s Insecurity Is a Threat to Our Security

What a Brooklyn Bar With Decorative Bullet Holes Really Means

Trump Got One Thing Right in His Rant Against the “Amazon Washington Post”

Massachusetts Just Became a Sanctuary State. That Could Be a Game-Changer.

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