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During a visit to Pittsburgh to honor the victims of an anti-Semitic attack, President Trump was met with protests.

Midterm Elections and the Divider in Chief

During a visit to Pittsburgh to honor the victims of an anti-Semitic attack, President Trump was met with protests.

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President Trump's on a 17-day "working vacation" at his golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey.

White House politics and national security

President Trump's on a 17-day "working vacation" at his golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey.

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Promoting human rights and democratic values is part of America's "brand" — a crucial part of its "leadership of the free world."

America's moral authority: Is it credible?

Promoting human rights and democratic values is part of America's "brand" — a crucial part of its "leadership of the free world."

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In 1950, America had the richest middle class in the world, but now U.S. workers face wage stagnation and historic wealth inequality.

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Today, on All The President’s Jawyers...

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A cartoon on the cover of the Economist says it all: leaders of the world’s two foremost democracies are scrambling to hold on. President Trump is faced with the possibility of impeachment. In the interests of Brexit, Boris Johnson is accused of lying to the Queen and defying Parliament. In both countries, voters are losing trust not just in their elected leaders but in their governments. The UK and the US aren’t alone, as the ideals of western democracy are being challenged by demagogues in other parts of the world.

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Starting October 29, LAX won’t allow curbside pickup from companies like Uber and Lyft.

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The goods movement is the backbone of Southern California’s Inland Empire. With the threat of automation looming, what’s going to happen to the people getting replaced by robots?

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Jet aircraft, carrier task forces and tanks consume vast amounts of fossil fuel--while emitting vast amounts of greenhouse gases. The Pentagon’s carbon footprint is bigger than those of many entire nations. Now, it’s caught in the middle. It’s a massive contributor to climate change, which is threatening its mission worldwide. Seaports and airstrips are being flooded or burned out, and restoring operations costs many millions of dollars. Meantime, environmental damage is leading to instability and the prospect of international violence. Water shortages have increased tensions in the Middle East and caused new hostilities between India and Pakistan, two nuclear powers. Russia and China are taking advantage of changing conditions. Will politicians who scorn environmentalists and mistrust climate scientists listen to the warnings of military leaders?

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Students are cutting class, and workers are striking worldwide.   At the UN, governments will be held accountable for promises made in the Paris Accords.

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Buckle up.

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Absolute immunity, executive privilege, crony privilege?

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