Liberalism

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How Nike turned a protest about racial injustice into advertising

September 6, 2018 8:24 am

Is the Colin Kaepernick advert nothing more than a cynical marketing move?

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John Kerry’s plausible path to the presidency

September 5, 2018 1:13 pm

Many are mocking the former Secretary of State’s septuagenarian ambitions. He could get the last laugh

If Zina Bash’s ‘white power’ gesture shocked you, don’t read this

September 5, 2018 10:00 am

Who knew how you rest your arms could make people so mad?

Oh God: ‘lesbian-feminism’ is a religion now

September 4, 2018 10:28 am

The Pussy Church of Modern Witchcraft has been given Tax Exempt Status as a ‘place of lesbian faith’

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In praise of Midwestern manners

September 4, 2018 8:44 am

Demonising won’t help the Dems in South Dakota

Who’s afraid of Steve Bannon?

September 3, 2018 8:48 pm

Cancelling the former White House strategist might win back the respect of New Yorker readers — but it won’t help in their quest to explore ‘Ideas’

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The Massachusetts primaries will tell a tale of two Democratic parties

September 3, 2018 1:04 pm

The difference, as is invariably the case in American politics, is a matter of tone — not just skin colour, but also sex and generation, and generally in that order

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How Donald Trump dismantled the New Class

August 29, 2018 6:40 am

The President has created a Republican Workers Party

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Will Trump be impeached? It’s cautious Dem leaders versus bloodthirsty base

August 29, 2018 6:21 am

The party line is to ‘be a check and balance’ on Trump

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In Georgia, state politics are becoming national politics

August 29, 2018 5:49 am

Will Trump’s support damage Brian Kemp in the Georgia race?

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What if Hillary had won?

August 28, 2018 4:55 am

It would be worse, much worse

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Georgia on their mind: The amazing race for the Atlanta Governor’s Mansion

August 24, 2018 10:14 am

Stacey Abrams and Brian Kemp face off — and they couldn’t be more different

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The rise of the #Resistance GoFundMe grifter

August 23, 2018 9:47 am

Hey, kid! Wanna get rich quick? Just stand up to the President!

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And I think to myself, not a wonderful world…

August 23, 2018 8:49 am

Two liberals were murdered by Islamists while on a journey to prove how peaceful human beings are

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It’s not science I don’t trust – it’s the scientists

August 23, 2018 8:42 am

The world of social science is overwhelmingly left-wing that almost inevitably its studies will show conservatives as blinkered and dim

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Keith Ellison cashes in his ‘one free hit’

August 16, 2018 5:51 pm

The DNC were silent on abuse allegations against their deputy chair...until Tuesday’s polls closed

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Identity politics are – by definition – racist

August 16, 2018 1:15 pm

The movement insists that what we are is more important than who we are

We knew Peter Strzok was gutless. His begging reveals that he’s shameless, too

August 16, 2018 12:21 pm

The disgraced former FBI agent is the latest #Resistance hero to start a GoFundMe.

Welcome to #TeamAvocado: the QAnon of the loony left

August 10, 2018 11:36 am

A journey to the nuttiest recesses of the #HashtagResistance

No major upsets in Tuesday elections — but don’t expect a return to ‘normalcy’

August 8, 2018 5:01 am

Insurgents do not have to win every battle to win the war.

Baseball is wonderful. Don’t diminish it by making it about race

August 7, 2018 8:46 am

The national pastime is under fire for ‘being too white.’

No apology is ever enough for the digital mob

August 2, 2018 9:30 am

The most sorry person this week? American poet Anders Carlson-Wee.

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No, Medicare for All won’t save Americans $2 trillion

August 1, 2018 12:25 pm

A new study pricing up Bernie Sanders’ single-payer health care plan probably undershoots on its overall cost.

The Black Arrows come for Zadie Smith

July 31, 2018 5:46 am

The furore around the Teeth author’s latest short story shows the risk of keeping your politics slightly to yourself.

Spare a thought for the sufferers of Trump Anxiety Disorder

July 30, 2018 8:09 pm

If you dislike the President and think he’s completely reckless, then terror seems an entirely logical reaction.