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Who Has Profited Most From the Trump Presidency?

The Winners of Trump’s Washington

This article was featured in One Great Story , New York ‘s reading recommendation newsletter. Sign up here to get it nightly. A collaboration with WNYC’s Trump, Inc. podcast. On April 30, 2018, nine top executives from T-Mobile checked in to the Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C., with their names on a list of VIP arrivals.

 

Opinion | ‘Moderate’ Joe Biden has become the most progressive nominee in history – The Washington Post

Opinion | ‘Moderate’ Joe Biden has become the most progressive nominee in history

Joe Biden, on a pilgrimage Tuesday to the place where Franklin Delano Roosevelt died, promised a new birth of the New Deal. The former vice president took the fight to Georgia (a state unexpectedly within reach for the Democrat) to the 32nd president’s “Little White House ” in Warm Springs, where Biden symbolically rekindled the flame that died there on April 12, 1945.

How the Right Wing Convinces Itself That Liberals Are Evil | Washington Monthly

How the right-wing convinces itself that liberals are evil

United Press/Library of Congress; Gage Skidmore; Gage Skidmore If you spend any time consuming right-wing media in America, you quickly learn the following: Liberals are responsible for racism, slavery, and the Ku Klux Klan. They admire Mussolini and Hitler, and modern liberalism is little different from fascism or, even worse, communism.

The Second Great Depression – The Atlantic

The Second Great Depression

At least four major factors are terrifying economists and weighing on the recovery. The American economy is reopening. In Alabama, gyms are back in business. In Georgia, restaurants are seating customers again. In Texas, the bars are packed. And in Vermont, the stay-at-home order has been lifted. People are still frightened.

 

There Is No Such Thing as a Conservative Workers’ Movement | The New Republic

There Is No Such Thing as a Conservative Workers’ Movement

The “statement on a conservative future for the American labor movement,” released just before Labor Day by the fledgling think tank American Compass, opens, naturally, with a celebration of “economic freedom,” “limited government,” and markets. All of these things are good, American Compass claims, but something has nevertheless gone bad.

No, The Government Did Not Break Up A Child Sex Trafficking Ring In Georgia | HuffPost

No, The Government Did Not Break Up A Child Sex Trafficking Ring In Georgia

Human trafficking has been having an eventful summer. In July, internet sleuths accused online retailer Wayfair of selling missing children in overpriced cabinets. In August, QAnon supporters (along with some well-meaning if ill-informed influencers) held nationwide “Save the Children” rallies. And last week, there was the trailer story. “U.S.

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