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Oh, Baltimore!


I was trying to convince Swamp Rabbit that there was nothing new about Donald Trump’s style of racism, that Randy Newman sang about it long before Trump became president. I told him that Republican Richard Nixon, running for president in … Continue reading

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Raw Republicanism


Donald Trump is a vindictive fraud with an orange (or is it yellow?) skunk pelt on his head, but there’s nothing new about his politics: …┬áHe is the logical extension of the way the Republican Party has been operating since … Continue reading

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For labor foes, Triangle fire never happened


Yesterday was the 100th anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire and a good time to acknowledge there are powerful people still determined to undo the progress made by organized labor in the aftermath of that disaster. Here’s Robert Reich … Continue reading

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