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The Oranges of Trump and Those GOP Rotten Apples

Post-Mueller time! Now he wants to investigate the investigators!

In 2019, America Wallows in Disunion — Just Like 1850

You can trace an unfortunate, slave-driven straight line from John C. Calhoun to Donald J. Trump.

Teenagers: America’s Political Trojan Horse?

Why do we hide our political messages behind our children? Or attack teenagers for theirs?

Tlaib Her Alone: Confessions of a Surprised Bigot

Calling out Rep. Tlaib for her language apparently makes me every imaginable ism.

Everyone Say It With Me: ‘Immigration Is Good For America’

Thank the exhausted, demonized human who did for you what most Americans won't do.

Ready, Set, Upchuck: Here’s Your Trump Year in Review

How our traitor-in-chief damaged America for a second year.

What Theater Admins Can Teach Us About Our Executive Branch

The theater has mechanisms to ensure our comfort and safety. Why doesn't the government?

Democrats in the House! (Here’s My Laundry List)

Unless there's Trump, Julian Assange, Vladimir Putin and peeing hookers in a time-stamped video, Democrats need to be careful with impeachment.

13 CFR Writers Tell Why They’ll Vote Nov. 6: What About...

Each writer was allotted just 18 words. Which 18 words would you use?

Screen or Stage, Tyne Daly Finds Arts Essential to Democracy

The Emmy- and Tony-winner has choice thoughts on men and #MeToo, too.

Maz Jobrani Uses Comedy to Tell the Immigrant Story

Why Donald Trump is bad for comedy and what makes a good joke.

Look at the Activist Artists Who Actually Walk the Talk

Now is the time to get political. Some of us are already doing that. Brilliantly.

Everybody Has to Vote. Everybody. Has. To. Vote.

Because we cannot afford a lackadaisical attitude this time around.

Political Machines, Private Lives: Facing the Truth of ‘The True’

“You don’t buy loyalty, you inspire it," says Edie Falco's character, proving that politics hasn't changed.

The Dry History of Arts Funding As Juicy Downtown Theater

"One is never going to get all of America on board with any one issue -- let alone the public funding of arts."

Five Off-Broadway Actors Admit to Being ‘Separate and Equal’

America was always destined to be so much more, and so much better, than "separate but equal." Yes, it's disheartening and infuriating and galvanizing...

Impeachment: Not Just Warranted, But Overdue

Democrats fear that even discussing it will stir up Trump’s base. That's cowardice.

The 1918 Flu Pandemic, the Wisdom of Poets, and Trump

Catharine Arnold's "Pandemic 1918" prompts thoughts of mortality and the need for an examined life.

I’m Starting to Think Trump Is a Schmuck Stuck in a...

Trump seems more like a Russian asset than ever. Could a saboteur really be this dumb?

Why Democrats Need to Calm Down

Two words associated with the progressive movement frighten the establishment.
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