The Republic of T.

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July 28, 2016
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Today’s Links July 28, 2016

Here are some of the people writing about some of the stuff I wish I had time to write about today.

July 27, 2016
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Mothers of the Movement: Out of Grief, Unity and Hope

Mothers of the Movement: Out of Grief, Unity and Hope

The Mothers of the Movement brought the audience at the Democratic National Convention to its feet, and hushed it with the staggering losses that brought them there. It was one of the most powerful moments of the convention. Yet it should never have been necessary.

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July 27, 2016
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Today’s Links July 27, 2016

Here are some of the people writing about some of the stuff I wish I had time to write about today.

July 21, 2016
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Roger Ailes: How The Russ Meyer of the Newsroom Sped His Own Demise

Roger Ailes: How The Russ Meyer of the Newsroom Sped His Own Demise

The ouster of Fox News chief Roger Ailes, set in motion by a long history of sexual harassment, portends big changes for the network he created — and the party it has consumed.

A sexual harassment lawsuit filed against Ailes, by former Fox News anchor Gretchen Carlson, sprouted a Bill Cosby-esque crop of similar allegations against Ailes. Not long ago, that wouldn’t have been enough to dislodge Ailes as king of the Fox News mountain. But the ejection of Ailes’ old ally Rupert Murdoch from his media throne left Fox News parent company in the hands of a younger generation of Murdochs, who have the future of the network to think about, and no particular love Ailes.

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July 20, 2016
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Today’s Links July 20, 2016

Here are some of the people writing about some of the stuff I wish I had time to write about today.

July 19, 2016
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Today’s Links July 19, 2016

Here are some of the people writing about some of the stuff I wish I had time to write about today.

July 14, 2016
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Today’s Links July 14, 2016

Here are some of the people writing about some of the stuff I wish I had time to write about today.

  • Black Lives Still Matter
    In order to truly ensure that, we will have to confront the broader culture of violence that has long gripped this nation.
  • What Sanders' Endorsement Of Clinton Can Teach Us About Fighting Fair
    Bernie Sanders endorsed Hillary Clinton as the Democratic nominee for president Tuesday, ending a long, and at times bitter, battle for the nomination.
  • You Never Know What Someone Is Going Through, So Be Kind
    We really never know what’s going on in someone’s life—what news they might have gotten that day, whether they just lost their job or have a loved one who is ill. That’s why it’s so important to lead with kindness as often as we can.
  • Philando Castile Should Still Be Alive
    I shouldn’t have to find the right words to talk about it with my 5-year-old son. I shouldn’t have to tell him that Mr. Phil was killed by the police for no reason. I shouldn’t have to explain that the people charged with protecting us all too often end up killing people with brown skin.

July 11, 2016
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Today’s Links July 11, 2016

Here are some of the people writing about some of the stuff I wish I had time to write about today.

July 3, 2016
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Today’s Links July 3, 2016

Here are some of the people writing about some of the stuff I wish I had time to write about today.