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Politics

  1. travel
    Ted Cruz Really Flew to Cancún While His State Was in CrisisHe went on a tropical vacation during a humanitarian emergency in Texas.
  2. action item
    How to Help People in Texas Right NowDonate to mutual-aid networks, volunteer at warming centers, and more.
  3. power
    Biden’s Cowardly Answer on Student DebtHis own party wants him to cancel $50,000 per borrower. He refuses to even consider it.
  4. power
    The Charges Against Amy Cooper Have Been DismissedCooper faced one count of filing a false report after she infamously accused a Black birder of “threatening my life” last May.
  5. climate crisis
    Yet Another Terrifying, Deadly, Once-in-a-Lifetime StormExtreme weather in Texas and elsewhere in the U.S. has left at least 20 dead and millions without power. This is our new normal under climate change.
  6. abortion rights
    Tennessee Republicans Want to Give Men the Power to Veto AbortionsA bill introduced this week would allow a man who gets a woman pregnant to petition the court if she seeks an abortion.
  7. coronavirus
    Surprise: Trump’s COVID Case Was Reportedly Far Worse Than AdmittedA new report alleges that the Trump administration might’ve painted a misleadingly rosy picture of a severe infection.
  8. power
    France Is Finally Setting an Age of ConsentAmid mounting public pressure, the government seeks to set the age of sexual consent at 15.
  9. capitol insurrection
    This Chilling Video of the Capitol Riot Speaks for ItselfDemocrats opened Trump’s second impeachment trial by showing footage of the insurrection — and Trump’s comments at a rally right beforehand.
  10. politics
    Marjorie Taylor Greene Stripped of Committee AssignmentsIn a 230 to 199 vote, House Democrats and a few Republicans removed Greene from two committees.
  11. power
    New York Has Finally Repealed the ‘Walking While Trans’ BanUnder the law, police could arrest anyone they suspected of “loitering for the purpose of prostitution.”
  12. capitol insurrection
    Capitol Rioter Petitions Court to Keep Her Vacation PlansJenny Cudd reportedly asked a judge to let her go on a “planned and prepaid” trip to Mexico this month.
  13. power
    The Clarifying Power of AOC’s StorytellingThe congresswoman spoke openly about her trauma, and in doing so made it clear that Republicans must be held accountable.
  14. power
    AOC Says She Is a Survivor of Sexual AssaultIn a livestream where she discussed the trauma of the Capitol insurrection.
  15. congress
    Cori Bush Is Moving Her Office Away From QAnon-Supporting CongresswomanShe says it’s for her team’s safety.
  16. politics
    The Vileness of Marjorie Taylor GreeneThe GOP congresswoman who harassed Parkland survivor David Hogg has a history of gruesome behavior.
  17. politics
    AOC Tells Ted Cruz to Take a Seat“Happy to work w/ almost any other GOP that aren’t trying to get me killed.”
  18. reproductive rights
    Poland Just Imposed a Near-Total Ban on AbortionEven after 430,000 people took to the streets in protest.
  19. politics
    Congresswoman ‘Liked’ Posts About Executing Prominent DemocratsGeorgia representative Marjorie Taylor Greene’s Facebook history is once again under scrutiny.
  20. whelp
    The MyPillow Guy Has Been Banned From TwitterMike Lindell has been permanently suspended for “repeated violations of our civic-integrity policy,” according to the app.
  21. i hate it here
    Oh God, She’s Really RunningAs threatened, former White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders is running for governor of Arkansas.
  22. politics
    No One Wants to Be a Member at High-Profile Loser’s ClubSince Trump moved in to his glitzy estate, the mood at the exclusive club has apparently been “dispirited,” and many members are quitting.
  23. log off
    Does Ted Cruz Truly Have Nothing Better to Do?The senator has been trying, and failing, to win a Twitter beef with actor Seth Rogen … for days.
  24. capitol insurrection
    Man Charged in Capitol Riot Called for AOC’s AssassinationGarret Miller reportedly tweeted “assassinate AOC” on the day of the attack.
  25. the body politic
    America Is Back, IndeedWith Biden, we’ve restored our country’s favorite tradition: basic, middling, white patriarchy.
  26. executive powers
    Did Biden Get Rid of Trump’s Precious Diet Coke Button?Trump would apparently press it in the Oval Office to summon a butler bearing the soft drink on a silver tray.
  27. power
    Please Stop Contacting the Woman Who Made Bernie’s MittensIn a matter of hours, the teacher who gave Sanders the mittens received more than 6,000 emails. But the mittens aren’t for sale.
  28. power
    AOC Spent Inauguration Day at a StrikeThe congresswoman joined a picket line with striking produce workers in the Bronx.
  29. capitol riot
    A Proud Boys Organizer Has Been Arrested for His Role in the Capitol RiotJoseph Biggs, who belongs to the far-right extremist group and stormed the building on January 6, is facing a slate of federal charges.
  30. 2021 inauguration
    An Encouraging Day for Democracy, and CoatsThe Republic has been damaged, but the outerwear is strong.
  31. 2021 inauguration
    Ella Emhoff Brings Art-School Chic to the CapitolThe First Daughter of Bushwick sent Twitter into a frenzy in Miu Miu.
  32. 2021 inauguration
    Bask in the Brilliance of Amanda GormanThe 22-year-old poet was a ray of light at the inauguration.
  33. fashion
    ‘God Bless Lady Gaga, and God Bless America’Words of wisdom from Schiaparelli’s designer.
  34. 2021 inauguration
    Why Are Women Wearing Chucks and Pearls Today?Kamala Harris has a signature style.
  35. 2021 inauguration
    Our Vice President Is a Black WomanToday, Kamala Harris, who is Black and South Asian, became the first woman to ascend to the nation’s second highest office.
  36. power
    Finally, He’s GoneIt’s dizzying to imagine a Trump-free White House after four years of chaos and targeted cruelty.
  37. fashion
    Bernie’s Inauguration Look Is Instantly IconicThe senator wore mittens made from recycled plastic bottles and carried a manila envelope.
  38. 2021 inauguration
    Now That’s a Statement Coat!Vice-president Kamala Harris wore a vibrant purple coat by Christopher John Rogers.
  39. reading the signs
    Good-bye to Trump’s Patriotic CosplayHe gave Americans of all stripes a chance to witness and play at masquerade. What will his supporters do with that impulse now?
  40. fashion
    A New Beginning, Wrapped in a Camel CoatThe vice-president-elect wore Pyer Moss to the COVID Memorial last night.
  41. politics
    Everything You Need to Know About Inauguration DayToday, Joe Biden and Kamala Harris will become president and vice-president. Here’s how to watch the ceremony and what to expect.
  42. politics
    Biden Picks Trans Doctor Rachel Levine as Assistant Health SecretaryIf confirmed, Levine will become the highest-ranking transgender official in the U.S. government.
  43. engagements
    Not Now, Tiffany!!Trump’s second-favorite daughter decided today was the day to drop her White House engagement photo shoot.
  44. afterimages
    Those Guillotines Are Awfully Close to Your NeckA punk niche for this violent moment.
  45. cut chat
    Andrew Yang Is the Ultimate Alt DadOf course he got a Very Serious Director to do his campaign video.
  46. the body politic
    They’ve Been Calling for Bloodshed the Whole TimeIt’s not just Trump — some on the right have supported violence for years now; the party has built its power on them.
  47. power
    Ivanka and Jared Don’t Let Just Anyone Use Their ToiletsThey apparently forced their Secret Service detail to go to extraordinary lengths to heed nature’s call.
  48. capitol riot
    High-School Therapist Arrested for Storming the CapitolIn a resignation letter, she said she was “switching paths to expose the global evil of human trafficking and pedophilia.”
  49. capitol insurrection
    AOC: ‘I Thought I Was Going to Die’ During the Capitol RiotsAnd Ayanna Pressley’s chief of staff says all the panic buttons in Pressley’s office were ripped out.
  50. we meet again
    Nancy Pelosi Wore Her Impeachment Suit AgainIt’s the same thing she wore to the last impeachment — a subtle sartorial dig.
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