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The Power of a Rent Strike  

We don’t have proof that our landlords sent men disguised as ICE agents to oust previous tenants—recent immigrants—from their apartment before we moved in, but we’re pretty sure it happened. What we do know is that they cut off heat …













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Beltway Blues  

The Democratic Party in the second year of the Trump presidency is both remarkably united and notably amorphous. But this era of fifty-fifty politics will not go on forever. A left turn is long overdue.



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The Dirtbag Manifesto  

As liberal comedy flounders, Chapo Trap House issues a welcome corrective—a brand of humor that is not just combative, but offers a systemic explanation for capitalism’s ills.









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So Much Winning  

“I first notice it a few weeks after the election. The swastika has been spray-painted onto the curb kitty-corner from my parents’ house…”

A short story.




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