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If you followed me on Twitter in 2016-2017 or read some of my posts in the same period, you may know that one of my least favorite phrases is “soft power.” Nye used the term back in 1990 to explain why, despite American relative decline, the United States was “bound to lead.” Recall that in […]

Warren and Race

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On April 20, 2019

The only way to explain the fact that in the most diverse primary in Democratic Party history, the top 4 candidates are all white men, including 2 who have done absolutely nothing of note, is misogyny

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“Powerful Interests”

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On January 14, 2019
Did you know that Elizabeth Warren is in the pocket of “powerful interests?” She is if you are a charter school hack like Jonathan Chait, whose wife is a professional charter advocate. He doesn’t mention this of course in his eye-rolling concern tolling post about Elizabeth Warren selling out: Education reform. There may be no […]
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Nothing suggests the shallowness of most people’s political analysis, even well-informed people, then how they talk about the vice-presidency. Why do people see a largely useless position, barring a president’s death, as a place to put a completely capable and even great political figure, just because they like them? In other words, Elizabeth Warren as […]
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