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The Trump Administration

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What was accomplished by two years of trade chaos and the subsequent ‘deals’? Not much. Read more

Economic Policy

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A case in Canadian federal court attacks the administration’s model for stopping the flow of migrants seeking assistance: a refugee law ‘loophole.’ Read more

Law and Justice

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The Indian prime minister’s global rehabilitation began before Trump, and it’s culminating in vicious anti-Muslim policies. Read more

America and the World

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Across the world, big money is buying off politicians to procure favors that further enlarge the wealth of those at the top. Read more

Economic Policy

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The justices consider whether barring subsidies to religious schools is a type of illegal discrimination. Read more

Education in America

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Today on TAP: Do Republican senators think presidential elections are as important as baseball? Read more

Tap

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Highlights from our coverage as we move into the historic Senate impeachment trial Read more

Impeachment

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Right-wing legal institutes see an opportunity to undermine public education. Read more

Education in America

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Today on TAP: Democrats, not Trump, should be winning on trade Read more

Tap

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Today on TAP: The logical consequences of Bush’s invasion Read more

Tap

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How the impeachment trial might play out among Republicans and Democrats in the Senate Read more

Impeachment

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Today on TAP: How the U.S. government uses its financial weapons depends on who you are Read more

Tap

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There were two ways to stop Trump’s unilateral war-making, and the Speaker chose the one he can’t veto. Read more

Politics

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If only the president had demanded a fundamental rethinking of the goals and tactics of American foreign policy Read more

America and the World

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Postal unions fear that the Trump administration will use the selection of the next postmaster general to initiate its agenda of postal privatization. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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Despite facing higher hurdles than their U.S. counterparts, they’re in the vanguard of campus worker activism. Read more

Education in America

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Today on TAP: Iran’s restrained response to the killing of Soleimani Read more

Tap

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Today on TAP: The U.S. president threatens to destroy civilization’s treasures Read more

Tap

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez wants the federal poverty line to better reflect the realities of modern life. The Trump administration wants to do the opposite. Read more

Economic Policy

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What the president has already done justifies a third article of impeachment. Read more

Impeachment