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jacobinmag.com Politics Jan 11, 2021, Monday
We Should Know Exactly Who Funded Last Week’s Right-Wing Riot
Last week’s right-wing riot at the Capitol was egged on by politicians and organizations that have received substantial dark-money funding from corporate interests. It's past time to enact reforms to end the era of dark money — and find out who exactly is bankrolling the anti-democratic far right.
jacobinmag.com Politics Jan 10, 2021, Sunday
Andrew Cuomo’s Vaccine Debacle Perfectly Encapsulates His Style of Governing
Governor Andrew Cuomo’s failure to contain the virus in the earliest weeks of the outbreak doomed New York to far more suffering than it needed to endure. Now, with a vaccine here, he is again proving his unfitness to lead his state through the worst crisis it has faced in modern history.
jacobinmag.com Politics Jan 06, 2021, Wednesday
The Police Enabled the Far-Right Mob That Violently Stormed the Capitol Building
The far-right mob that took over the Capitol today never would have gotten past the front door if the federal police hadn’t allowed them to storm in. The simple fact is that left-wing protesters get treated with brutality, while right-wing protesters get coddled.
jacobinmag.com News Aug 22, 2020, Saturday
We Shouldn’t Have To Remind People George W. Bush Was A Terrible President
The campaign to normalize the George W. Bush presidency is part of a broader campaign to separate the Republican Party from Donald Trump. We should reject the whole project, and call Bush what he is: a war criminal abroad and a villain at home.
jacobinmag.com Bussiness Aug 04, 2016, Thursday
How the Trumps Got Rich
The Trump fortune was built off theft — from workers, from the state, and from the commons.