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Several months ago, a subscriber to our populist digger of a newsletter expressed vexation that we’ve been wasting his time during the past two years on such topics as the Koch brothers’ conspiracy, the spreading Amazon monopoly, and the threat of a fast-emerging robot economy. His beef was that the terrifying tromp-tromp-tromp of Trump is THE story–the ONLY story–and The Lowdown is guilty of journalistic malpractice by not giving The Donald’s warped personality and presidency 100 percent of our attention.

The gentleman demanded that we jump all over all things Trump all the time, or he’d unsubscribe and seek his progressive news fix elsewhere. Jim Hightower is a radio commentator, writer, and public speaker. He’s also editor of the populist newsletter, The Hightower Lowdown.

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Democracy Is What We Make of It. Nathan Pippenger, Democracy

  • In other words, institutions won’t save us: We have to save them.
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