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LGM Film Club, Part 302: Me!

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I gave the keynote address for the Rhode Island Labor History Society’s annual Labor Day gathering. Despite the horrible weather (it rained 3 inches that day and more in some places in the state), we still made it work. I spoke on the topic of “Labor and Environmentalists: A Lost History of Solidarity.” It is […]
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The worst man in America

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A portrait of the autocrat as a small man: It’s one of those Trump controversies that you might have somehow forgotten, due to the volume of such flaps. The Wall Street Journal reported in May 2019 that the military had worked to obscure the USS John S. McCain ahead of President Donald Trump’s visit to a neighboring […]
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Like Emptywheel, I don’t want to spend a lot of time on Maggie Haberman’s journalism, nor the New York Times’s handling of it. But Dan Drezner got into the mix yesterday with a bunch of things that I disagree with. Marcy handles some of those. Drezner and Maggie’s colleagues at the Times argue that even […]
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Brett Favre has shown Mississippi as the state that won’t accept federal money to provide health insurance for the poor (even as it bans abortion) but has plenty of money for enhanced volleyball facilities. But he’s willing to engage in some self-dealing from his “charity” too: Before Brett Favre allegedly siphoned $5 million in Mississippi […]
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