John L. Micek

The Jan. 6 that could still happen
On Jan. Brendan Boyle was at his desk at the Longworth House Office Building, near the U. Capitol, when he heard an enraged mob, fueled by a former president’s false claims of fraud, making its way up Independence Avenue...
A Reminder of What We’ve Gained, and Could Yet Lose
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. And every step along it is a step backward into our tangled, jumbled, and often painful history as a nation. That until 1920, women were denied the right to vote, and until 1865, you knew someone who owned another human being...
What Should Happen If Abortion Returns to the States?
To say there’s a lot riding on the U. Supreme Court’s eventual ruling in a case challenging Mississippi’s restrictive abortion ban is a galactic understatement...
Four More Children Dead, and a Nation Shrugs
Families in Michigan will set an empty place at the table this holiday season in the wake of the mass shooting at Oxford High School that left four children dead and seven more injured...
The Latest Confirmation Of Dysfunction in Washington
If you needed further confirmation of Washington’s current state of dysfunction, consider this: The 13 Republican lawmakers who voted with Democrats to send a $1. There’s zero debate that the GOP crossovers, Pennsylvania Rep...
Two Policies at the Core of Biden’s Agenda
During an appearance in his childhood home of Scranton, Pa...
The Pandemic, Time, and Not Letting the Moments Go
SARASOTA, Fla. I’d only been standing there for a couple of minutes, and my shirt already clung to me in the Florida heat. “What brings you here? He was a wiry, well-tanned man, probably somewhere in his 70s. Really chatty....
Republicans are the Clowns in the Debt Ceiling Circus
It's way past political cliche, but that old "Popeye" comic strip where J. In case you missed it, on Monday, Republicans in the narrowly divided U...
Senate Candidates Bash Big Tech While Owning Their Stock
When it comes to how he feels about big tech, Jeff Bartos didn’t mince his words....
Everything We Know About Work is Wrong. The Pandemic Proved It.
So what can the plight of a little cafe tell you about the state of the American economy and the changing face of work?..

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