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Let’s get even deeper into “libertarianism”

I was delighted with Paul Krugman’s column on “libertarianism.” That is, the Koch Bros Final Solution to Democracy. That is, what Nancy MacLean’s terrific historical perspective, “Democracy in Chains,” digs into. The Big Lie. Krugman’s column came just as I … Continue reading

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“There are nightmares that make more sense than this”*:The GOP versus the EPA

On the front page of the New York Times the other day was the sickening story, “A Trump County Confronts the Administration With a Rash of Childhood Cancers,” by Hiroko Tabuchi.  The county is in Indiana and, as Tabuchi begins: … Continue reading

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The Kochs and Trump, perfect symbiosis

In today’s New York Times digital edition, Thomas Edsall takes on the symbiosis, as he puts it, between Trump and the Koch Bros. It’s as devastating as you’d think — or, rather, as I have been thinking for years, ever … Continue reading

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