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Friday, December 2, 2016 - 1:00pm
    Donald Trump schlepped across town Tuesday to meet with the publisher of The New York Times and some editors, columnists and reporters at the paper.     As The Times reported, Trump actually seemed to soften some of...
Friday, December 2, 2016 - 12:00pm
    Breaking news: An amazing new school for political activists is training thousands of people to be community organizers. They’re using Saul Alinsky’s classic manual, Rules for Radicals.     The Grassroots...
Friday, December 2, 2016 - 11:00am
    Your former high school classmate has pictures of a new baby, your aunt has video of her great vacation in Majorca, and your presidential candidate has several articles accusing her of killing an FBI agent for leaking emails....
Friday, December 2, 2016 - 10:00am
    At the conclusion of the leaders' summit of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) in Peru last week, the Pacific Rim trade group reasserted the importance of free trade in a joint communiqué. The APEC economies,...
Friday, December 2, 2016 - 9:00am
    In the free marketplace of ideas, true ideas are supposed to compete with false ones until the truth wins -- at least according to a leading rationale for free speech. But what if the rise of fake news shows that, under current...
Friday, December 2, 2016 - 8:00am
    Donald Trump has often been linked to some authoritarian rulers and compared to others. Strictly speaking, he hasn't done much to deserve it yet. But this is a dangerous moment -- some current authoritarians started in this way...
Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 8:00pm
    While we're still analyzing the election results and debating the importance of different factors to the final outcome, everyone agrees that white working class voters played a key part in Donald Trump's victory, in some...
Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 7:30pm
    On Thursday, about 1,000 Carrier workers and their families should be rejoicing. But the rest of our nation's workers should be very nervous.     President-elect Donald Trump will reportedly announce a deal with...
Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 6:00pm
    The real goal behind President-elect Donald Trump's proposed draconian measures against the 11 million undocumented immigrants living in the United States is not forceful expulsion, but mass self-deportation: to make life so...
Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 5:00pm
    "The Emperor (of Lilliput) holds a stick in his hands, both ends parallel to the horizon, while the candidates, advancing one by one, sometimes leap over the stick, sometimes creep under it backwards and forwards several times...
Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 4:00pm
    As Pennsylvania, Ohio, Michigan and Wisconsin -- states that once were the stronghold of the nation's industrial union movement -- dropped into Donald Trump's column on election night, one longtime union staff member told me...
Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 3:00pm
    Much has been said about how we Americans, particularly we Americans in the mainstream media, should not "normalize" Donald Trump. I think it's way too late for that.     Look around. Most Republicans...
Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 2:00pm
    On Thanksgiving, Americans sat down to dinner, looked at the big turkey and thought about Donald Trump.     OK, that was totally the wrong attitude. We’re supposed to be having a reset. The president-elect has...
Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 1:00pm
    With Donald Trump poised to assume power over the federal government, individual Republicans must decide whether they are on Team Trump, Team Conservative or Team America. The overwhelming majority will choose the first, and most...
Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 12:00pm
    Well,  that was interesting ... Donald Trump came to lunch at The New York Times. You can find all the highlights on the news pages, but since I had the opportunity to be included, let me offer a few impressions of my first...
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