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Robert Reich and Molly Ringwald answer questions on Reddit

I doubt that they coordinated it, but, a few days ago, at roughly the same time, both Robert Reich and Molly Ringwald were on Reddit, answering people’s random questions. Following are some of my favorite responses. I was going to specify who said what, but then it occurred to me that it might be more […]

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On the ground in Madison, fighting for the American middle class

All over the nation today, at noon, people held rallies in support of the men and women of Wisconsin’s public unions. The folks at MoveOn, who were helping with the logistics, where calling it “The Rally to Save the American Dream.” The photo accompanying this post comes from my friend Murph, who spent the afternoon […]

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Rewriting history in Texas

Remember how I told you that Republicans in Texas were attempting to make a few “minor” changes to their state’s K-12 history textbooks, like removing any mention of that little “separation of church and state” thing? Well, it looks like they’ve made some tremendous headway in the last few days. Since we last discussed it, […]

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