Edward Medina

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De Blasio’s primary win shows a rigged system in action

Turnout was painfully light Tuesday, because the main bout was a joke: Mayor de Blasio easily won the Democratic primary with more than 70 percent of …

Nancy Pelosi gives a very surprising statement about ‘antifa’ protesters

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) released a surprising statement condemning the violence from the left-wing group “antifa,” and specifically referenced that which occurred in Berkeley, California.<p>“Our democracy has no room for inciting violence or endangering the public, no matter the …

Joe Biden to publish memoir somehow not called Biden My Time

Despite never actually carrying out all of the hilarious shit we hoped he’d do to the White House prior to vacating the premises, former Vice …

Jeff Sessions is leading America back into Reefer Madness | Jamie Peck

The US attorney general is trying to undo the progress made in liberalizing marijuana consumption in the US. This will only lead to more people in jail<p>Once upon a time, the 1936 film Reefer Madness attempted to spread sensationalistic messages about marijuana to youths across the land. Just one …

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Airline CEO predicts a future where 'we will pay you to fly'

The Icelandic carrier and its bright fuchsia planes have made waves with stunningly low prices.<p>In January, WOW launched a sale for $69 one way tickets from the US to Europe. In June, the airline followed up with a sale for $55 trans-Atlantic tickets.<p>These sales have helped bring awareness to the …

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Trump is ushering in a dark new conservatism | Timothy Snyder

If Republicans do not wish to repeat the mistakes of the German conservatives of the 1930s, they had better find their courage – and their conservatism – fast<p>Timothy Snyder is the Levin professor of history at Yale University<p>In his committed mendacity, his nostalgia for the 1930s, and his …

Conservatism

JP Morgan chief blasts US dysfunction: 'It's almost an embarrassment being American'

• Jamie Dimon rails at Washington and laments ‘stupid shit’ in US politics<br>• Dimon says bad policy is ‘holding back and hurting the average American’<p>JP Morgan just had the most profitable 12 months ever for a US bank – but it wasn’t enough for Jamie Dimon, the bank’s boss.<p>“It’s almost an embarrassment …

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George W. Bush and Bill Clinton’s Friendship Now Feels Shocking

Behold: a Republican and a Democrat who are still speaking to each other.<p>“You’re not gonna believe how tonight’s events will lift your spirits about the future of this country,” <b>George W. Bush</b> said during a talk with <b>Bill Clinton,</b> given for the 60 members of the 2017 class of the Presidential …

Betsy DeVos meets sexual assault survivors after her deputy apologizes

DeVos’s deputy in charge of civil rights, Candice Jackson, apologized after anti-sexual violence groups said she mischaracterized the vast majority of complaints<p>Following months of silence on whether she will continue the Obama administration’s aggressive attempt to reduce campus sexual violence, …

This Map Shows Earth's Turbulent History of Supervolcano Eruptions

The United States was once a very fiery place.<p>A sudden swarm of earthquakes in Montana set off fears that the supervolcano at Yellowstone National …

Three out of four Democrats would give up drinking for life in return for Trump's impeachment, poll finds

Donald Trump famously doesn’t drink. And almost three-quarters of Democrats would he happy to join him - if he were to be impeached.<p>While a lot of …

Pope Francis allies accuse Trump White House of 'apocalyptic geopolitics'

Article vetted by the Vatican offers scathing critique of Steve Bannon, who is Catholic, the Trump White House and ‘evangelical fundamentalism’ in the US<p>An explosive article written by two close associates of Pope Francis has accused Steve Bannon, the chief White House strategist, of espousing an …

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Republicans’ New Line: Health-Care Bill Will Give Americans “Freedom” to Go Uninsured

“Apparently you believe freedom is optional,” the Republican majority whip told a critical reporter on Twitter.<p>One talking point repeated over and over again by Republican lawmakers hoping to repeal and replace Obamacare is that the Better Care Reconciliation Act, which stands to leave 22 million …

The Remaking of Donald Trump

<i>Donald Trump had been thinking about running for president for more than 20 years before he locked onto the twin issues of race and immigration that</i> …

‘Europeans Can’t Think of Building a Future Without the Americans’

France’s ambassador to the United States on Donald Trump and the future of the West.<p>President Donald Trump isn’t the leader of the free world, says French Ambassador Gérard Araud.<p>These days, he says, no one is.<p>And as Trump heads to Europe Wednesday for his first G-20 meeting as president and first …

Power Causes Brain Damage

How leaders lose mental capacities—most notably for reading other people—that were essential to their rise<p>If power were a prescription drug, it would come with a long list of known side effects. It can intoxicate. It can corrupt. It can even make Henry Kissinger believe that he’s sexually magnetic. …

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