David Marcus

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How Should We Punish Racism?

Iowa Rep. Steve King, who has a history of troubling statements about race, is reeling from attacks this week, including from many conservatives, after he…

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Why President Donald Trump Will Win The Shutdown

Compromise. It’s a word President Trump used several times yesterday. He is open to compromise. In this case, that means something short of the $5…

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No, Senate Apportionment Is Not White Supremacy

This week the Atlantic ran an article by Eric Orts, arguing for a major change in how seats to the U.S. Senate are apportioned. Like many others,…

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What Bre Payton Meant To Me

It was late that evening in 1999. The landline rang, and back then, when it was late and the phone rang, you picked it up.…

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Original Storytelling Is Losing Its Power, And That’s Bad For America

In significant ways, culture is a set of shared stories, a narrative about who its members are, and what they believe, desire, and fear. This…

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Why The Marlboro Man Just Bought A Big Chunk Of Juul

This week Altria, the parent company of Philip Morris USA and the sister company of Philip Morris International, purchased a 35 percent stake in e-cigarette…

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What Ocasio-Cortez’s Challenge To Hakeem Jeffries Could Mean For 2020

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s hot-shot trip to political stardom was the most compelling story of the 2018 midterms. Today, Politico reports that the Democratic upstart, even before…

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Do Democrats Have A White Man Problem? Listen To Kirsten Gillibrand

In an interview with CNN’s Van Jones this weekend, Democratic Sen. Kristen Gillibrand was asked if it was a problem that a recent poll shows…

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I Like Smoking, And All The Regulations In The World Won’t Make Me Stop

We live in an upside down, topsy-turvy world. Things we thought were right are wrong; things we thought were true are false. Donald Trump is…

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Everyday Feminism Seminar Offers To Heal ‘Internalized Whiteness’

If you have about 500 bucks, a few days off this spring, and live in Washington DC, New York City, or Oakland, then you can…

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