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“One of the big differences between the vice president and myself is he supported the terrible war in Iraq, and I h… https://t.co/pl9o7wW7x8Just a reminder: the years best movie is Atlantic’s. I will not be taking any further questions https://t.co/wJkFDtTR0A
Retweeted by The NationThe Gattaca defense: "By granting individuals the power and permission to select against difference, we will be sel… https://t.co/5P2BwRFpQC
Retweeted by The NationPart self-help manual, part cultural criticism, and part ahistorical analysis of previous social movements, How to… https://t.co/q1cfO2mG2U“Organizing gives hope, and that’s what is lost in here. It can feel like there is no light in the tunnel in here.… https://t.co/9TkvgQOVIf
Retweeted by The NationIt’s time for the international community to hold Israel accountable for its abuses of Palestinian rights and freed… https://t.co/7S7MFsaFBeBy the great @haleymlotek, on a kind of subject that's so hard to write about: a public figure who always seems bot… https://t.co/Un7UE4yBF5
Retweeted by The Nationfrick @haleymlotek’s review of lauren duca’s book is possibly the most coherent reading of politics, aesthetics, wo… https://t.co/W7bPHsAHEE
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Retweeted by The NationLawmakers in California have put forward the first legislation of its kind that would create clear, enforceable pro… https://t.co/Xea8C9WJmBStudent Loan Borrowers Need More Protection — and California Is Leading the Way https://t.co/rAlhZrgQjLNew from StudentNation: Student Loan Borrowers Need More Protection — and California Is Leading the Way via… https://t.co/08nRiqSkrq
Retweeted by The Nation"There are many public figures who say writing is their profession yet whose ideas are more notable for their quant… https://t.co/9dsuBTMWdr
Retweeted by The Nation"For millennial women and the media conglomerates that underpay and overwork them, a career of endless infancy has… https://t.co/wyrFlJmKu5
Retweeted by The Nation.@olivia_heff has a nice piece on the people and strategies behind organizing against injustice inside prisons: https://t.co/XYt1T98Vw2
Retweeted by The NationI found this piece pretty insightful https://t.co/tTdgfahRMO
Retweeted by The Nation“There is only so much we can endure in here. Eventually our hope will be gone, and it will be our blood running th… https://t.co/mZ5ZCyIo3l.@lynne_bias reviewed the Yellow House, in which Sarah M. Broom traces a new map of NOLA—one that tangles with the… https://t.co/3x6yjwlyVDIn her review of Trust Exercise, @webschwartz writes: "Choi’s novel measures the distance that must be traveled to… https://t.co/K1vWA421DVThe 2019 National Book Awards winners were announced yesterday, including Susan Choi's Trust Exercise for fiction a… https://t.co/ZkiYuN49TeDemocratic presidential candidates were given the chance to talk about the most pressing environmental issue—but on… https://t.co/ymsRbpPaPWShe wants to lead a youth movement, but her first book says more about a media ecosystem that helped produce her th… https://t.co/Mfvz2puo7D“Of the hundreds of elected officials, activists, and policy wonks I have worked with over the past two decades,… https://t.co/SIG4bNTVqF
Retweeted by The Nation“I think we need a foreign policy which understands who our enemies are, that we don’t have to spend more money on… https://t.co/vCQFKDI3II“Yet rather than being a trusted adviser, her cumulative body of work has made her a case study for a certain stran… https://t.co/w81hi0JZkU
Retweeted by The NationBernie Sanders Wins the Foreign Policy Debate https://t.co/VUrk49gOgi
Retweeted by The NationFor @BooksandtheArts, I wrote about someone who is neither an outlier nor an anomaly—instead, she’s a reminder that… https://t.co/OfUVBrtW7Y
Retweeted by The Nation“For millennial women and the media conglomerates that underpay and overwork them, a career of endless infancy has… https://t.co/JJTwdeK3nb
Retweeted by The Nationhere is @haleymlotek’s tour de force on the media ecosystem that created a rather shallow crop of the political com… https://t.co/DtIcPKuV0m
Retweeted by The NationBernie Sanders Wins the Foreign Policy Debate https://t.co/0NM91ga6mw
Retweeted by The NationMy Children Are Too Young to Know War So Well https://t.co/e2kGinQoWgPlus Rick Perlstein on impeachment and Eric Foner on The 1619 Project on this week's Start Making Sense podcast https://t.co/x0o6ASsRhZLindsey Graham’s De-evolution https://t.co/bSJF241cQlIf Prison Conditions Don’t Improve, ‘It Will Be Our Blood Running Through the Water’ https://t.co/8rKigAa4MNRevolution & #Resistance: The Life and Times of Lauren Duca https://t.co/GILIobYVgi"I believe that Warren is the leader we deserve... You may prefer Sanders, and I have deep respect for that choice.… https://t.co/RgIRfwOAFmBernie Sanders Wins the Foreign Policy Debate https://t.co/3zvRyjz0Sa"We must treat the Palestinians with the dignity they deserve." https://t.co/BJ3eGQt2VSClimate Finally Climbed Onto the Debate Stage. But It’s Still Not Taken Seriously Enough. https://t.co/YUzyoS5tQi"I’m leaving tonight feeling sadness that Booker isn’t doing better. This guy is inspirational, polished, has legis… https://t.co/DS3tVLrSVW"My winners were Klobuchar and Booker. Warren and Sanders were also excellent, but more predictably so. Klobuchar a… https://t.co/llkqfbMVYZPresident Trump’s conflicts may be bigger and bolder and more likely to spark criminal charges or even corrupt US p… https://t.co/MVbaOUsi8qIt’s their approach to party politics—not policy—that truly sets the progressive senators apart. https://t.co/BXdmKAMvHt"Go to Pete for America" is a little thirsty for a frontrunner, that's all.
Retweeted by The NationHer toughness, her political shrewdness, and her caution were evident from early on. https://t.co/uRfn5VSqGl.@ElieNYC : "My 'winners' were Klobuchar and Booker. Both needed to make cases that they still had a chance. Both d… https://t.co/MIagPSIKpqWho knows! https://t.co/N5vQNpP6le"Oh, I forgot Steyer was on this stage. Hello? Can somebody calculate how many dollars he’s spent per minute of tal… https://t.co/ktCRzpIHLfThe Hawaii congresswoman’s anti-interventionism masks an affinity for authoritarians, nationalists, and Islamophobe… https://t.co/Ur98XSZCkZ"Why doesn’t anyone ask Gabbard what she learned from meeting with Assad? I’d like to know." — @joanwalsh https://t.co/19qiv6bj8M"The tenor of the whole debate is different because of the women moderators. Not just the direct questions about ch… https://t.co/guUyTPcHLe"Woo-hoo, an abortion question! Drink! No, don’t drink, listen to the answer. But so proud of our women moderators.… https://t.co/slQRC04TbC"When it comes down to that decision... the one entity that should not be in the middle of that decision is the gov… https://t.co/v1fRgvhAuo"I was wrong in thinking that Pete Buttigieg would be under fire tonight. It turned out the other candidates don’t… https://t.co/dLv31X08Yt"Cory Booker brilliant on connecting with black voters by speaking to their issues. On Biden not wanting to legali… https://t.co/YAgf2OsTmk"We need to treat the people who come here with dignity and respect" — @ewarren https://t.co/fJD079nK05With tens of millions of Americans affected, proposals to forgive outstanding loans are popular with people Democra… https://t.co/vwRqpoVqXi"I don’t think Mayor Pete helped himself by turning a question about black women to LGBTQ rights." — @joanwalsh https://t.co/19qiv6bj8M"Ah, Joe…change the culture of male violence by 'keep punching at it and punching at it and punching at it.' Sigh."… https://t.co/H8406reofhThe first question on race goes to TULSI GABBARD??? WHY???? WAS WOODROW WILSON NOT AVAILABLE?
Retweeted by The NationEach year, Congress approves hundreds of billions of dollars for the US defense budget—but the real number exceeds… https://t.co/3ONmyQKDGu"Sanders showing real moral leadership on Israel/Palestine. But howcome only the Jewish candidate goes there?" —… https://t.co/UiFBelq6xf"Andrea M asks Bernie: Cut deal with Taliban even if that means the end of the Afghan govt? Bernie: yes, it’s time… https://t.co/lyyjpWb8mY"No one works well eight hours a day. No one ought to work more than four hours." —Kurt Vonnegut https://t.co/G2lwKbJw7S"Right now everything I like about these people is on display and I’m feeling very good about beating Donald Trump…… https://t.co/bcoxO34TOU"We need to rethink our entire war on terror." — @BernieSanders https://t.co/L9OqIQtXiN. @NicholsUprising makes a great point here: "Joe Biden finally goes on the attack, and his target is… Tom Steyer.… https://t.co/5I6IW4WSIJ
Retweeted by The NationThe proposed legislation would cut 5.6 million tons of carbon emissions and create 240,000 jobs. https://t.co/in0lS7TV7v. @KamalaHarris is killing the paid family leave discussion, and she also a great plan My wife and I both had dec… https://t.co/oxe0VvQVDs
Retweeted by The Nation"Amy Klobuchar is getting off the best lines in this debate. She delivered a great critique of a broken campaign fi… https://t.co/K9i2MUyUr8Great points Andrew Yang but paid leave is not just for "new moms." Can every Dem get this right please?
Retweeted by The NationYang doesn't add up. https://t.co/CcDU652xVb. @JoeBiden has the best, and RIGHT answer about prosecuting @realDonaldTrump after he leaves office. He says HE wo… https://t.co/rbz5e8CM1b
Retweeted by The NationI think @amyklobuchar is doing very well. She’s funny, she’s passionate, and she just wrapped herself up in the fla… https://t.co/kqm3w3H1M3
Retweeted by The Nation"All the drama on the stage is coming from the second-tier candidates. The top tier candidates (Biden, Warren, Sand… https://t.co/OGkkmqL8N7His long record of poor judgment and cozying up to bankers makes him the wrong candidate to take on Donald Trump. https://t.co/aEfSKqpMfOWell, @amyklobuchar says she'd pass a constitutional amendment to overturn Citizens United. I feel like that would be a good thing.
Retweeted by The NationI think it is now well-established that @KamalaHarris is good at shredding people who get her riled up. It would be… https://t.co/ciXs6HggGk
Retweeted by The NationI like @TulsiGabbard when she rips on the military-industrial complex and “regime-change wars.” Her #DemDebate stat… https://t.co/zO8abdmLSX
Retweeted by The NationWell then. @KamalaHarris is going ALL IN against @TulsiGabbard. She's hitting Tulsi for spending her career on Fox… https://t.co/U66crOlWb5
Retweeted by The NationSomebody tell Joe Biden that if we're just nominating people who scare @realDonaldTrump and Putin, then we'd be nom… https://t.co/nLeCp2kEQj
Retweeted by The NationThe question we're all asking ourselves tonight: Why is Corey Booker still running for president? https://t.co/ZEDApvCNYDWarren: “Anyone who gives me a big donation, don’t ask me to be an ambassador, because that is not going to happen.… https://t.co/nBfU8vCWrk
Retweeted by The Nation"Mayor Pete makes me love Bernie." — @KathaPollitt https://t.co/19qiv6bj8MPerfect start from @ewarren! She owns the #impeachment question at the #DemocraticDebate by connecting it to ending… https://t.co/LNQGCnjTL2
Retweeted by The Nation"Nothing like another Tom Perez speech to suck the last bit of vital energy out of a debate night that was already… https://t.co/dQD9LvELQ6Here we go! #DemDebate https://t.co/AWFDK4ZOYcI can’t believe that Deval Patrick and Mike Bloomberg thinks that there are actual humans who wish they were also h… https://t.co/rwWV2TQBEO
Retweeted by The NationOur team is on hand to bring real-time insight into what happens during the #DemDebate tonight — join us! https://t.co/LeMrDoyeYF"One of the underrated best things about these impeachment hearings is that I haven’t had to think about Tulsi Gabb… https://t.co/qzrXArZn5c"Can this really be the first presidential primary debate in which all the questioners will be women? Yes. Hello, 2… https://t.co/vxPZ3ZR8wWThe arc of history was good today. @JohnWDean, whose honest testimony helped to upend one lawless presidency, was o… https://t.co/RXMUSVoeHf
Retweeted by The Nation"We are, ultimately, on the same side. When the dust settles, Warren will enthusiastically endorse Sanders, or vice… https://t.co/35eLOd0YPXNot for nothing, but I’d be much more inclined to give @ericswalwell a second look as a Presidential candidate *af… https://t.co/5QIhE3avdC
Retweeted by The NationAfter 4 #DemDebates & 3 dozen candidate forums, it's time moderators ask candidates (tonight) not just what their p… https://t.co/jEuD8Rnmqg
Retweeted by The NationLabor’s power has always come from its ability to force a halt to business as usual. We need that power more than e… https://t.co/clysvr9kO9
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"She remembers, when he was younger, stopping in front of a crosswalk and having a white male pedestrian spit on he… https://t.co/nmfrY2siSVThe Senate has passed the 2019 Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act, but as @rosemarieho_ writes, it stops shor… https://t.co/Y8TNOpDzEJWomen's sports are way more LGBTQ-friendly than men's. And that's in spite of all the extra challenges women athlet… https://t.co/3JVdeyZe2xDuring tonight's #DemDebate, join @HeerJeet, @NicholsUprising, @joanwalsh, @ElieNYC, @KathaPollitt and… https://t.co/TdWXohhBtV
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