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To Strengthen Democracy, Read Your Newspaper

April 9, 2018

A report over the weekend in Politico suggests that the steady decline in newspaper subscriptions and readership is working to President Trump’s benefit and likely played an important role in his election.

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The Silence of the Bought

March 6, 2018

The U.S. Capitol grounds came alive last week as Sen. Ed Markey of Massachusetts and Rep. Mike Doyle of Pennsylvania convened an energy-filled rally in support of overturning the FCC’s recent decision to abolish the rules providing for net neutrality and an open internet.

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