Primaries Are Not the Devil

National and state party leaderships are wrong to discourage challenges to incumbents U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez went from an absolute nobody to one of TIME Magazine’s most influential people of the year after defeating longtime Rep. Joe Crowley in a Democratic primary in New York’s 14th Congressional District ten months ago. Now the very act […]

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Attacks on the Free Press Have Reached a New Level

Georgia journalism “ethics” bill would interfere with government accountability For quite some time now, many people in power have launched seemingly never-ending attacks on the media, from denouncing anonymous sources, to questioning their integrity, to blanketing them as “fake news.” But those attacks have largely been verbal or written in opinion columns or on social […]

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