Politics

05 Mar 2020

Winners And Losers In The SF DCCC Race

They’re still counting ballots, but we know most of the winners in the SF Democratic County Central Committee elections, the nerdy but powerful behind-the-scenes elected Democratic body that an astonishing 56 people were running for this year. The race breaks San Francisco down into two districts, and in 2020, we

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04 Mar 2020

Why Warren Needs to Stay in the Game

By Sunny Dell Here’s a hot take for you: Elizabeth Warren should not only not drop out of the race right now, she should stay in it until the bitter end. Let me preface this by saying that I like Bernie Sanders. I’m not afraid of democratic socialism and I

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04 Mar 2020

Fear and Loathing on the Rotting Democratic Campaign Trail

By Ian Firstenberg  Democratic rot gives way to a new breed of political monster. Hazy and loathsome lanyards lean into the liberatarian right.  The stench of corruption has wafted from Washington DC for years — certain people in the District are inextricably tied to the deepest parts of large financial

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02 Mar 2020

Invading Afghanistan Remains a Historically Bad Idea

by Xan Holbrook It’s approaching cliche among historians and history buffs to say that Afghanistan is unconquerable. However, its reputation as the toughest nut to crack in geo-politics – from the Parthian Empire until now – is not meritless. For most Americans, Afghanistan first permeated the national psyche during the

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27 Feb 2020

Satirical BART Ads Appear, Warn of Trump Re-Election

This week, some art activists papered BART cars with a satiracal ‘frontpage’, titled Trump Re-Elected by One Vote.  The unsanctioned ‘articles’ from the ‘Washington Toast‘, warn that a low voter turnout will lead to a Trump re-election, and perhaps the ‘death of Democracy’. On the bottom right corner of the

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25 Feb 2020

We Wanna Send You to Dan Pfeiffer, of Pod Save America, in Conversation!

Dan Pfeiffer is the co-host of the popular political podcast Pod Save America, and the former White House director of communications under President Obama. He is also the bestselling author of Yes We (Still) Can: Politics in the Age of Obama, Twitter, and Trump. In his new book, Un-Trumping America: A Plan to Make America a Democracy

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24 Feb 2020

What Brought Down the Boy Scouts?

by Kate Brunotts Amongst hundreds of open sexual assault cases, Boy Scouts of America has officially filed for bankruptcy. Boy Scouts, which serves as the largest scouting organization, is no stranger to controversy. Let’s take a look at how the collective’s problematic policies were bound to lead them astray.  Sexual

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19 Feb 2020

Wednesday’s Debate Will Highlight How Candidates Really See Latino Voters

Wednesday marks the first debate of the primary season where candidates will not just be asked to take voters of color into consideration but to address them directly. Nevada, where the first truly diverse caucus will be held Saturday, is comprised of about 29 percent Latinos, as reflected by the

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