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Monday, August 21, 2017
HIV/AIDS
James Corden

#EndorseThis: James Corden Wants To Educate Trump About AIDS

Famed for “Carpool Karaoke,” James Corden is just a funny, clever guy who rarely intervenes in politics — but after reading about the public resignation of six members of the President’s Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS, he spoke out forcefully on The Late Late Show. He’s not thrilled by Donald Trump’s health care policy, especially concerning the […]

June 22, 2017
Trump, Mentally Ill

How Will ‘We’ Survive A President Trump?

If our calamitous past has taught us anything it should be that mere survival is not enough. And assurances that “we will survive” refer to a privileged and limited “we.”

December 1, 2016

More Of Chait’s Fashionable Bashing: Are We Having Fun Yet?

There is literally nothing more than insinuation by the likes of Peter Schweizer, echoed and amplified by Chait. I don’t apologize for exposing the emptiness of these exercises.

April 29, 2015

Saudi Money And The Moral Posturing Of Rand Paul

Senator Paul ought to explain specifically how the Clinton foundation’s receipt of Saudi support compromised its mission of empowering women and girls.

March 20, 2015

Ebola’s Message: Foreign Aid And Science Funding In A Time Of Global Peril

Most Americans have long believed, in embarrassing ignorance, that the share of the US federal budget spent on foreign aid is an order of magnitude higher than what we actually spend abroad. Years ago, this mistaken view was amplified from the far right by the John Birch Society; today, it is the Tea Party movement […]

August 8, 2014