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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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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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Gerrymandering: We are given reason to hope

OK, the Supreme Court Gill decision would have sunk me into the earth if I weren’t already there, given all the horrors surrounding us nowadays. And I was so, so crossing all my fingers and toes that Kennedy would determine … Continue reading

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