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China Enshrines ‘Xi Jinping Thought.’ What Does That Mean?

Mr. Xi has signaled he is launching China into a new, third era. In his report to the congress, Mr. Xi suggested that if Mao made China independent, and Deng made it prosperous, he was now going to make China strong again. Restoring China [...]
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Your Weekly Top Ten Is Through With This Fucking Week, I Mean Good God!

Oh hey, everyone! It is your weekly top ten post! And oh Christ, what a week it was, with the horrific Las Vegas shooting, on top of Puerto Rico and Trump embarrassing America a lot and Rex Tillerson calling Trump a “moron.” We’d like [...]
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Nancy Pelosi Being Very Mean To Guns, Needs To Say Sorry Right The Fuck Now

2 months ago | 0 comment
Unkind to guns. This morning, we wrote a VERY RUDE WONKET POST about how guns may have been involved in the mass shooting that, as of this reporting, took either 58 or 59 lives and injured 515 others in Las Vegas Sunday night. In that VERY [...]
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The Interpreter: What the Far Right’s Rise May Mean for Germany’s Future

3 months ago | 0 comment
Many of these voters moved to the AfD, but other small parties gained as well. And the AfD also picked up significant support from disaffected voters who did not participate in the previous election, suggesting that many of its voters [...]
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Republicans Protecting The Little Guy, And By Little Guy We Mean ‘Equifax’

3 months ago | 0 comment
Consider this our concession to Talk Like A Pirate Day So by now, you’ve prolly heard that Equifax wasn’t just hacked the one time in July, which we finally learned about in early September. Nope, turns out there was an earlier data breach [...]
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Kellyanne Conway So Sad The Emmys Were Mean To Nice Donald Trump

3 months ago | 0 comment
According to the intel at Fox and Friends, Kellyanne Conway is a big fan of the Emmys. Alas, her enjoyment of the event this year was spoiled a bit by what co-host Pete Hegseth deemed a “three-hour celebrity political rally.” In an appearance [...]
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On this dark day for DACA consider what open borders really mean

3 months ago | 0 comment
In June, I found myself at the San Diego-Tijuana border, northbound, on my way home to Los Angeles. The ease of traveling into Mexico only a few days earlier had not prepared me for the nightmare of crossing back into my home country. For [...]
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Mean John Kelly Making White House Lame And Boring. Wonkagenda For Fri., Sept. 1, 2017

4 months ago | 0 comment
Good morning, Wonketariat! We’re taking Monday off because the Editrix said so, but here’s some of the things we may be talking about this weekend to to hold you over until Tuesday. Emergency workers are scared to enter flooded chemical [...]
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Was Christopher Nolan’s “Dunkirk” whitewashed? And if so, what does that mean?

4 months ago | 0 comment
We can’t consider the “Dunkirk” whitewashing controversy without at least mentioning the recent resurgence of white nationalism. From the election of Donald Trump and the upsurge of far-right violence that culminated last weekend [...]
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does this mean we’ll win the confederations cup or…

6 months ago | 0 comment
‘Love wins’ in Germany Berlin (CNN) — Pouring rain could do nothing to dampen the spirits of scores of people who gathered outside the Bundestag in Berlin on Friday morning, some clutching rainbow umbrellas, to await parliament’s vote [...]