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Breaking: The New York Times's editorial board has endorsed two candidates (@AmyKlobuchar and @SenWarren) for the Democratic presidential primary. https://nyti.ms/30GklPN  #TheWeeklyNYT

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Although a small but high-profile cadre of candidates like @SenSanders and @SenWarren rely on online small-dollar fund-raising, experts expect moneyed interests and megadonors to shatter spending records in the 2020 cycle, writes @talmonsmith.

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In his latest column, @NickKristof offers a different way to look at the Senate impeachment trial through three different thought experiments, beginning with the question: “What if it were President Barack Obama on trial?” https://nyti.ms/37rxKh7 

In his latest column, @NickKristof offers a different way to look at the Senate impeachment trial through three different thought experiments, beginning with the question: “What if it were President Barack Obama on trial?” https://nyti.ms/37rxKh7 

Narratives derived from Afro-Cuban traditions have helped shape the world’s imagination of Cuba. But that cultural influence does not translate to political influence, writes Jean-François Fogel.

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It's too close to the resolution of the 2020 presidential contest to remove Trump? Nonsense, writes @FrankBruni. An election in November hardly forbids honor in January. The framers of the Constitution certainly didn't think so.

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"Our digital century shifts society’s coordinates from a division of labor to a division of learning, and it follows that the struggle over access to knowledge will shape the politics of our time." @ShoshanaZuboff on a new inequality.

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"Democrats can, and hopefully will, nominate a candidate capable of attracting middle-of-the-road support," writes Bret Stephens

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"Though partisanship dominates national politics, large majorities in polls are united in the belief that corruption is still the most important issue facing the country," writes @talmonsmith.

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"It’s been apparent for a while that Trump doesn’t want to be an American Mussolini so much as he wants to be a less legislatively minded L.B.J.," argues @DouthatNYT

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The United States has long criticized corruption in other countries. We need to deal with what’s rotten at home, too.

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When the framers of the Constitution established the impeachment process, they declined to add any asterisks about the next election’s imminence, writes @FrankBruni

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The Democrats are relying on facts, but the Republicans are relying on Fox, writes @maureendowd

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"We thought that we search Google, but now we understand that Google searches us. We assumed that we use social media to connect, but we learned that connection is how social media uses us." @ShoshanaZuboff on surveillance capitalism.

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To describe this terrifying new reality, a terrifying new idea from Danielle Celermajer, a sociology professor: “omnicide” — the killing of everything. Richard Flanagan on the struggle in Australia.

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"Like subprime mortgages and fossil fuel investments, surveillance assets will become the new toxic assets." @ShoshanaZuboff on the future of surveillance capitalism.

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A very insightful essay from @ezraklein about asymmetries between the two parties and how they shape American politics.

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"Faithless electors" are doing exactly what the Constitution's framers intended them to do. Yet no one really wants them to, writes @jessewegman.

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The nascent post-Castro era has an opportunity to finally integrate black people into Cuban society and address the deep racial and economic inequality that persists today, writes Jean-François Fogel

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Trump’s Republican supporters say that lawmakers shouldn’t speak for voters on impeachment. Nice try, writes @FrankBruni. Lawmakers are elected specifically to speak for voters on crucial issues. That’s the system. That’s their job. 

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How does a nation adapt to its own murder? Richard Flanagan on Australia's fires and climate change 

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Lawmakers are supposed to lead as well as follow, to be responsive to public sentiment but not mesmerized by it, writes @FrankBruni. That’s even truer when the stakes are huge, as they are in the Senate trial of President Trump.

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