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Trump’s Refusal to Release His Taxes Makes Him Seem Shadier than Nixon

While the president continues his campaign of obfuscation, many Dems are doing the right thing
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California Congressman Eric Swalwell Is Running for President—but Why?

The 18th Democrat to announce a bid for the White House has some explaining to do
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Where Do We File Flawed Classics Like ‘Gone with the Wind’?

The 1939 Oscar winner may be racist and clumsy, but it's still a work of art rather than a statue in a town square
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What I Saw at the Revolution: A First-Person Account of the L.A. Protests

A native Angeleno's misadventures on the front lines of a movement that was generations in the making

The Day Cancel Culture Was Canceled

A journalist's tweet on the day Kobe died—and the fallout that followed—signaled that the era of blanket cancelation is over
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The Fall of Councilman Jose Huizar Isn’t Only Astounding. It’s Disappointing

A journalist who’s covered the District 14 councilman’s political career since the beginning laments a political mess
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Gavin Newsom Defied Voters and Flip-Flopped On a Campaign Pledge—and It Was the Right Thing to Do

California's governor made a big choice about the death penalty
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As Racehorse Deaths Continue, Santa Anita Has Some Soul Searching to Do

With its biggest race of the year approaching, the track has a big decision to make
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Opinion: Why the Wealthy Should Want a Bernie Presidency

Producer Gavin Polone is rich. Here’s why he’s feeling the Bern
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In Praise of Adam Driver Face, the Face We Need Right Now

ADF is everywhere you look—and that's a good thing