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Unvaccinated people are at greater risk of getting sick, and of getting others sick as well. Why isn’t that risk reflected in their insurance premiums?

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THE NATION

AOC and Cori Bush are fighting for us to be a moral country

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Americans must rise above confirmation bias, groupthink, and tribalism

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Bright Line Watch polling results by region. Question: “Would you support or oppose [your state] seceding from the United States to join a new union with [list of states in new union]?”



Getting to racial justice is a long journey. Some folks are misreading the map

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POLITICS

Our president is steady, sometimes vague, but earnest, honest, and wants you to know that he’s not kidding around


Texas Governor Greg Abbott called a special legislative session in early July. One of the topics included on the agenda was “critical race theory,” which is addressed in a bill recently passed by the state Senate. With Democrats preventing quorum in the House, it’s not likely to pass before the end of the special session in August (World Travel & Tourism Council / CC-BY 2.0 Generic)


As even our smartest friends fall to conspiracy fever, we have to accept it’s not about logic or politics, but addiction

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How the ascent of the former president and vice president reflect the political expectations of Black America during their times

President Obama, (left) and Vice President Harris. (right)

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