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Trump’s Wake-Up Call on Climate  

Ironically, Trump’s symbolic withdrawal from the largely symbolic Paris Agreement seems to be alerting the American mainstream to a very real emergency—one that long predates yesterday’s announcement.





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Redefining Solidarity  

If we are going to spend the next four years—or much more—arguing about the meaning of solidarity, well, that is a fight the left should welcome. Saturday’s marches showed that we are off to a good start.





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Tomorrow’s Fight  

Trump has put us where he put his followers all year: frightened, in a besieged place, a country we do not feel we recognize, in need of a champion. Now we all have to be one another’s champions.











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Donald Trump, Pirate King  

Unlike his chief rival Ted Cruz, Donald Trump dismisses the high-church liturgy of American politics in favor of blunt tribalism. In Trump’s America, no one is looking out for you.