The ‘Visible Deterioration’ in American Democracy Is Just the Start

While many in the media and political landscape are distracted by the phantom menace of wokeness, the US was just added to an annual list of “backsliding” democracies for the first time ever.
It’s an urgent reminder to Americans battling windmills like Critical Race Theory and The 1619 project, and desperately rehabilitating former Trump officials, that we have less than a year to try and save our ailing Republic from an increasingly radicalized and weaponized GOP death cult.

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Thankful for the men and women in blue

OPINION:
Thanksgiving is a time to gather family and friends, to share a feast of traditional food items and to reflect on the things we are thankful for.
This year we should all be particularly thankful for the men and women who dedicate their lives to law enforcement. At a time when certain parts of society seem to be coming apart at the seams, it is the boys in blue (and the girls too of course) that put their own safety second in an effort to protect the rest of us. 
Sadly this has become much more difficult for the modern-day brave warriors in the last couple of years.

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Want to fight for climate action but feel daunted or powerless? Try this | Tayo Bero

Want to fight for climate action but feel daunted or powerless? Try this

Tayo Bero

The scale of the crisis is intimidating. But most people are already members of organizations – like our employers, universities, unions or religious groups – that are great avenues to fight for concrete climate results

‘When the staff of Amazon took to the streets to join the global climate strike in September 2019, the company agreed to buy 100,000 electric delivery vans and committed to meeting Paris goals 10 years early.

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Want to fight for climate action but feel daunted or powerless? Try this | Tayo Bero

Want to fight for climate action but feel daunted or powerless? Try this

Tayo Bero

The scale of the crisis is intimidating. But most people are already members of organizations – like our employers, universities, unions or religious groups – that are great avenues to fight for concrete climate results

‘When the staff of Amazon took to the streets to join the global climate strike in September 2019, the company agreed to buy 100,000 electric delivery vans and committed to meeting Paris goals 10 years early.

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Does Latinx Have a Future?

Election Night almost killed Latinx. As results started trickling in, media figures and political strategists struggled to process what they were seeing in Florida and Texas. The “blue wave” that polls had suggested would punish Republicans was instead showing a dramatic shift in Latino-voter support toward the GOP. What could explain this? Democrats’ embrace of “wokeness” and, in this case, use of the term Latinx seemed like an easy target.

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Where Will Patrick Gaspard Take the Center for American Progress?

In September, as images of Border Patrol agents on horseback roping Haitian migrants blanketed cable news, Patrick Gaspard reacted quickly. Gaspard, the recently installed president and CEO of the Center for American Progress, the Democratic Party’s mainstay think tank, would fly down to Texas to protest the new Democratic administration’s border policies. “I’m in route this morning to the Texas border in active solidarity with Haitians who have been hunted and whipped like animals,” Gaspard tweeted.

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The Last Time Democrats Tried to Combat a Slippery Concept Like “CRT”

The Democrats are in disarray again, and this time it’s because liberals are too “woke.” That, at least, is the analysis of many pundits in the aftermath of the crushing Democratic defeat in Virginia earlier this month. The chorus singing this tune includes plenty of familiar voices from the center, but also some on the left who have concluded that “critical race theory” and the academic jargon of anti-racism are off-putting to working-class voters.

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