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Ever since Eve: Hillary and the War on Women

Robin Lakoff, professor emerita of linguistics | May 23, 2014

There have been recently several attacks by Republicans (just for example, Karl Rove and Reince Priebus) on the character and competence of Hillary Rodham Clinton: about her complicity in Benghazi and the Boko Haram kidnappings, her age, her health, and more. The response by the Democrats and the supposedly liberal pundit class has been less … Continue reading »

How Democrats can become relevant again (and rescue the nation while they’re at it)

Robert Reich, professor of public policy | March 3, 2011

Republicans offered Democrats two more weeks before the doomsday shut-down. Democrats countered with four. Republicans held their ground. Democrats agreed to two. This is what passes for compromise in our nation’s capital. Democrats have become irrelevant. If they want to be relevant again they have to connect the dots: The explosion of income and wealth … Continue reading »