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Welcome to the Birthplace of Trumpism

Welcome to the Birthplace of Trumpism

He was a rich businessman, an outspoken outsider with a love of conspiracy theories. And he was a populist running for president. In 1990, when Donald Trump was still beyond the furthest outskirts of American politics, Stanislaw Tyminski was trying to become the new...

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The Racism Heard Round the World

The Racism Heard Round the World

On race relations, the United States has slipped into the same category as Burundi and Iraq. After the violence in Charlottesville earlier this month — and the outrage generated by President Trump’s response — the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial...

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If They’re Wrong, the Planet Dies

If They’re Wrong, the Planet Dies

With each passing day, the long-term prospects for life on Earth grow increasingly dim. As human activity continues to warm the planet at an alarming rate, the leaders of the United States are failing to confront one of the greatest challenges the human species has...

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Taking Iraq’s Oil

Taking Iraq’s Oil

The leaders of the United States have provided many reasons for their numerous interventions in Iraq. President Donald Trump has focused on one thing: the United States should take the country’s oil. During late 2015, when he first began campaigning to become the...

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