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Whistleblower Tells AOC That Twitter Changed Rules To Allow Racist Trump Tweets

Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez helped reveal Wednesday that Twitter changed its rules to allow Donald Trump to tweet essentially whatever he wanted.Anika Collier Navaroli worked on Twitter’s content-moderation policy. She was also the whistleblower who told the House January 6 investigative committee that the social network let Trump bend rules...

Maxwell Frost Enters “P**** A** B****” Into the House Record To Make a Point About Free Speech

Thanks to Representative Maxwell Frost, “pussy ass bitch” is now in the congressional record. As he questioned former Twitter safety employee Anika Collier Navaroli in a House hearing on Wednesday, Frost asked Navaroli to read out loud the expletive quote from a Chrissy Teigen tweet about Donald Trump. Navaroli then testified that the Trump administration...

What on Earth Was Sarah Huckabee Sanders Doing in Her State of the Union Response?

It is said that the State of the Union response slot is cursed, that whoever gets the “lucky” draw to deliver the response may thereafter come into some bad political luck. Sarah Huckabee Sanders’s speech may push the idea further; her unfocused and culture war–inspired remarks on Tuesday, ringing impressively discordant compared to President Biden’s...

Pennsylvania Democrats Win House Majority, Ensuring Protection of Abortion Rights

Democrats secured the majority in Pennsylvania’s House of Representatives for the first time in more than a decade, giving them the power to block Republican legislation on abortion rights.The Democrats won three special elections Tuesday, giving them a one-seat majority in the chamber. This is the first time they have held the majority since 2010,...

Rail Workers Tried To Warn Us the Ohio Train Derailment Would Happen

The fiery train derailment that led to thousands being forced to evacuate their homes in East Palestine, Ohio, didn’t have to happen. This is what the workers of Railroad Workers United, or RWU, inter-union caucus argue. And, they warn, if action is not taken against corrosive industry trends, the Ohio disaster will be one of more to come.On February...

Will They Finally Haul the Slaver Statues Out of the Capitol?

Portraiture celebrating men who owned people has gazed down upon visitors to the U.S. Capitol for generations. But interestingly and tellingly, the slaver portraits had never been cataloged until December, when Washington Post history reporter Gillian Brockell found that one-third of the artwork in the Capitol depicts slavers or Confederates. That’s...

Believe It: A DeSantis Presidency Could Be Even Worse Than Trump

Many Republicans who were put off by Donald Trump’s peccadillos, ignorance, and outlandish behavior have found their anointed one in Florida Governor Ron DeSantis. DeSantis offers Trumpism without Trump, promises to Make America Great Again without saying the words, and wallows in the culture-war cruelties that propelled Trump into office in 2016. The...

Know Who the Balloon Incident Is Really Embarrassing For? China.

We live in an era defined by extreme political stupidity, where the idiotic and nonsensical are wrung out of every incident and policy decision—from gas stoves and drag shows to Hunter Biden’s laptop. Yet, even in a country where outrage has seemingly become one of America’s leading energy sources, the ongoing national meltdown over the Chinese...

Oil Companies Are Finally Being Honest About Their Feelings on Renewable Energy

Certain oil companies have spent much of the last decade telling the public how committed they are to funding renewable energy. Now, as they continue to rake in record profits from high oil prices, they’re walking back that rhetoric and whatever modest plans accompanied it. This retreat challenges one of the hallmark assumptions of the energy transition,...

Republicans Would Be Fools Not to Get Behind Biden’s 4 Percent Tax on Stock Buybacks

The history of American capitalism consists, to a surprising degree, of routinizing and legitimizing scandalous practices.Holding companies, a financial sleight of hand pioneered by the robber baron Jay Gould, were decried by Theodore Roosevelt in 1882 as “fraudulent corporations.” But within a few years, notes T.J. Stiles, biographer of Cornelius Vanderbilt,...

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