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    • Edward Snowden Is the Perfect Candidate for a Presidential Pardon

    • By: Katrina vanden Heuvel
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
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    Edward Snowden is the former National Security Agency contractor who risked his job, his prestige and his freedom to expose the NSA’s secret mass surveillance programs that trampled the privacy rights of Americans. For that, he has earned the gratitude of millions of Americans and the loathing of the security state.

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    • The Myth of Paul Ryan

    • By: Katrina vanden Heuvel
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    "The Myth of Paul Ryan" is from the July 05, 2016, Opinion section of The Washington Post. It was written by Katrina vanden Heuvel and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Trump’s Most Dangerous Betrayal Yet

    • By: Katrina vanden Heuvel
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    With the appointment of John Bolton as national security adviser, President Trump has put the finishing touches on his war Cabinet, with bellicose Mike Pompeo heading the State Department and Gina Haspel, who ran a torture site under President George W. Bush, heading the CIA. With Bolton’s appointment, Trump has broken another campaign promise — and it is surely his most dangerous betrayal yet. The candidate who promised to get us out of stupid wars is now loading up for war. With Congress having surrendered its national security responsibilities, the United States, already mired in endless wars across the broad Middle East, seems on the verge of even greater military catastrophe.

    "Trump’s Most Dangerous Betrayal Yet" is from the March 27, 2018 Opinion section of The Washington Post. It was written by Katrina vanden Heuvel and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • On Private Federal Prisons, a Victory for Independent Journalism

    • By: Katrina vanden Heuvel
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
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    "On Private Federal Prisons, a Victory for Independent Journalism" is from the August 23, 2016 Opinion section of The Washington Post. It was written by Katrina vanden Heuvel and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • The Phony Populism of Donald Trump

    • By: Katrina vanden Heuvel
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    "The Phony Populism of Donald Trump" is from the August 16, 2016 Opinion section of The Washington Post. It was written by Katrina vanden Heuvel and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Gina Haspel’s Role in the Torture Era Demands Attention

    • By: Katrina vanden Heuvel
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    Fifteen years ago, President George W. Bush launched the invasion of Iraq, initiating one of the longest military engagements in U.S. history. In an address to the nation, Bush declared, “America faces an enemy who has no regard for conventions of war or rules of morality.” He added, “The people of the United States and our friends and allies will not live at the mercy of an outlaw regime that threatens the peace with weapons of mass murder.”

    "Gina Haspel’s Role in the Torture Era Demands Attention" is from the March 20, 2018 Opinion section of The Washington Post. It was written by Katrina vanden Heuvel and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • We Need Bernie Sanders to Redefine Our Politics — Just Like Ronald Reagan Did

    • By: Katrina vanden Heuvel
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    "We Need Bernie Sanders to Redefine Our Politics — Just Like Ronald Reagan Did" is from the Opinion section of The Washington Post. It was written by Katrina vanden Heuvel and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Bernie Sanders Is the Realist We Should Elect

    • By: Katrina vanden Heuvel
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    "Bernie Sanders Is the Realist We Should Elect" is from the Opinion section of The Washington Post. It was written by Katrina vanden Heuvel and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Putin Didn't Undermine the Election. We Did.

    • By: Katrina vanden Heuvel
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
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    Three weeks after Election Day, allegations of Russian interference in the contest continue to appear. Adm. Michael S. Rogers, director of the National Security Agency, stated that there was a “conscious effort by a nation-state to achieve a specific end.”

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    • The 'Four Freedoms' under Assault

    • By: Katrina vanden Heuvel
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    "The 'Four Freedoms' under Assault" is from the Ideas and Controversy section of The Washington Post. It was written by Katrina vanden Heuvel and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • The Emerging Unholy Alliance Between Hawkish Democrats and Neoconservatives

    • By: Katrina Vanden Heuvel 
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    President Trump’s gibes about the failure of our foreign policy establishment and his call for a still rudimentary “America first” policy have led hawkish Republican neoconservatives to close ranks with “indispensable nation” Democrats. A remarkably unrepentant establishment has moved to resistance. If the United States is to avoid the limited choice between the delusional and the disastrous, a new progressive stance on foreign policy is utterly imperative.

    "The Emerging Unholy Alliance Between Hawkish Democrats and Neoconservatives" is from the August 08, 2017 Opinions section of The Washington Post. It was written by Katrina Vanden Heuvel  and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • A Dirty Trick That Won't Change the Outcome

    • By: Katrina vanden Heuvel
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    Boo. Last week, FBI Director James B. Comey decided to scare up this election’s October surprise, writing to inform 16 congressional committee chairs and ranking members that the FBI had discovered emails in an unrelated investigation that potentially could be linked to the probe of Hillary Clinton’s emails. Subsequent leaks led the New York Times to report that the emails were found on a computer belonging to Anthony Weiner, the disgraced ex-New York congressman and estranged husband of Huma Abedin, Hillary Clinton’s closest aide and “surrogate daughter.”

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    • Why Hillary Clinton Is the Right Choice for Progressives

    • By: Katrina vanden Heuvel
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    This skepticism is understandable, especially after a hard-fought primary battle that left many feeling alienated from Clinton and the Democratic establishment.

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    • A Vigorous Foreign-Policy Debate between Clinton and Sanders

    • By: Katrina vanden Heuvel
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
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    "A Vigorous Foreign-Policy Debate between Clinton and Sanders" is from the Ideas and Controversy section of The Washington Post. It was written by Katrina vanden Heuvel and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • The Rising Backlash to Paul Ryan’s Conservatism

    • By: Katrina vanden Heuvel
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    In the days since House Speaker Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.) announced that he will not seek reelection this year, much of the commentary has focused on his failures. Barring a sudden bout of legislative productivity, Ryan will relinquish the speaker’s gavel with a deficit-exploding tax cut for corporations and the rich as his only significant achievement. Fortunately, his career-defining goals of privatizing Social Security, converting Medicare into a voucher system and dismantling the safety net remain unfulfilled. And then, of course, there is his humiliating failure, dating back to the 2016 campaign, to stand up to President Trump.

    "The Rising Backlash to Paul Ryan’s Conservatism" is from the April 17, 2018 Opinion section of The Washington Post. It was written by Katrina vanden Heuvel and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Democratic Party Establishment, It’s Time to Respect Insurgent Progressives

    • By: Katrina vanden Heuvel
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    The midterm elections kick into gear today as Texas voters head to the polls for the first statewide primaries of 2018. In years past, today’s races would have mattered little to a national Democratic Party that consistently fails to compete in the state. But this year feels different because, in many ways, the dynamics at play in Texas are emblematic of what is happening — for better and for worse — all over the country.

    "Democratic Party Establishment, It’s Time to Respect Insurgent Progressives" is from the March 06, 2018 Opinion section of The Washington Post. It was written by Katrina vanden Heuvel and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Why Trump’s Con Can’t Last Forever

    • By: Katrina vanden Heuvel
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    From the start of his short, truculent and unabashedly populist inaugural address, President Trump called out the Washington establishment: “For too long, a small group in our nation’s capital has reaped the rewards of government while the people have borne the cost. Washington flourished, but the people did not share in its wealth. Politicians prospered, but the jobs left, and the factories closed. The establishment protected itself, but not the citizens of our country.”

    "Why Trump’s Con Can’t Last Forever" is from the January 24, 2017 Opinion section of The Washington Post. It was written by Katrina vanden Heuvel and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • What If the Next Presidential Debate Actually Covered Critical Issues?

    • By: Katrina vanden Heuvel
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    As the grotesquerie masquerading as a presidential campaign slouches toward its end, a final spectacle - a “debate” - is slated for Wednesday. It is hard to imagine a worse circumstance. Trump, more at ease with insults than ideas, is in the midst of a mortifying public self-immolation. The Clinton campaign has heated itself into a faux Cold War lather over WikiLeaks’ release of hacked campaign emails. And as a final measure, the “moderator,” Chris Wallace, is supplied by Fox News, a virtual guarantee that the scandalous will supplant the substantial.

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    • Will Trump's Poisonous Politics Leave Lasting Damage?

    • By: Katrina vanden Heuvel
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    "Will Trump's Poisonous Politics Leave Lasting Damage?" is from the August 30, 2016 Opinion section of The Washington Post. It was written by Katrina vanden Heuvel and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • How a $15 Minimum Wage Went from 'Extreme' to Enacted

    • By: Katrina  vanden Heuvel
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    "How a $15 Minimum Wage Went from 'Extreme' to Enacted" is from the April 05, 2016 Opinion section of The Washington Post. It was written by Katrina vanden Heuvel and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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