Sunday, October 22, 2017
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How @realdonaldtrump’s Twitter Account Became a Political Weapon

It defies logic that at least one person on Donald Trump’s advisory team hasn’t suggested by now that he surrender his Twitter account to PR professionals. To be fair that person probably got fired. From Trump’s perspective, his tweets are [...]

December 9, 2016 Opinion
Chess Pieces

The Left Must Learn To Be Led

“Those who love peace must learn to organize as effectively as those who love war.” The words of Martin Luther King Jr. have gained fresh potency in the current political climate. All across the country brand new activist collectives and [...]

December 5, 2016 Opinion

Discr-immigrant-nation: Fear Brewing in New York’s Immigrant Communities

NYU School of Law’s Immigrant Rights Teach-In on November 28 is attended by lawyers mostly, working for nonprofits offering legal aid to immigrants. But dotted about the crowd, waiting patiently to ask their questions, are grim-faced New York immigrants and [...]

November 30, 2016 Opinion, Uncategorized
Democratic Party Exit Sign

Will Anti-Trumpists Reject The Democratic Party?

Grief is provoked by all manner of stimuli, but the way it is expressed is curiously uniform. Many are familiar with the Kubler-Ross model, or the five stages of grief, which postulates that terminally ill patients will experience denial, anger, [...]

November 28, 2016 Opinion