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The War Against Warming: Why We Must Fight
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The War Against Warming: Why We Must Fight

BY FROMA HARROP Even after Hitler invaded Czechoslovakia and Poland, a strong pacifist movement in Britain opposed a military buildup to confront Nazi Germany. It vilified Winston Churchill as a warmonger for pushing one. “What is it that Britain and France are fighting for?” Churchill asked rhetorically in a March 1940 broadcast. “If we left…

Bernhardt Would Be Another Disaster At Interior
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Bernhardt Would Be Another Disaster At Interior

BY FROMA HARROP Back in 2016, candidate Donald Trump said he opposed a Republican bill designed to grease the wholesale transfer of America’s public lands to states. “I don’t like the idea because I want to keep the lands great,” he told Field & Stream, “and you don’t know what the state is going to…

Mueller Report Is What Democrats Needed
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Mueller Report Is What Democrats Needed

BY FROMA HARROP Many Democrats don’t get this, but the Mueller report has done them a great service. Concluding no collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia but no exoneration on obstruction of justice hardly takes the president off the hook of possibly criminal behavior. But it does take impeachment off the table. This will…

Are The Racists On Viral Videos Mentally Ill?
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Are The Racists On Viral Videos Mentally Ill?

BY FROMA HARROP Most everyone who spends time on social media has come across videos in which a white person is screaming racial insults, usually at a Latino or African-American. A recent example shows a woman at a ShopRite in East Haven, CT, barraging a black man with racist invective. But look more closely at…

Pelosi Is Right on Impeachment. Not Now and Probably Never.
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Pelosi Is Right on Impeachment. Not Now and Probably Never.

BY FROMA HARROP Nancy Pelosi has urged Democrats not to dive into impeaching President Donald Trump. Democrats, listen to her. “He’s not worth it,” she said. Yes, he’s a scourge on our democracy. Yes, he has almost certainly done deeds qualifying him for removal from office [though we await slam-dunk evidence]. Thing is, Trump’s lifelong…

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