All posts tagged "Trump"

  • DEMOCRACY IN CRISIS: Not ‘Not Normal’

    Fetishizing the notion of normalcy is no way to condemn the Trump administration. I went down to the White House to see Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner give his excuses surrounding the meeting that he, Trump’s son, and...

    • Posted August 3, 2017
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  • FEATURE: Beast of Burden

    How our evolutionary makeup magnetizes us to the national political circus. Hunched over her smartphone, Chrissy Koriakin shakes her head in disbelief as she reads a tweet from President Donald Trump. Today, she broke her “media diet”...

    • Posted August 2, 2017
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  • THE BUZZ 2: Portraitgate Version 2.0

    Local Dems call hypocrisy over heated partisan debate about presidential portraits. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Mayor Pete Muldoon garnered national attention, and an inbox full of hate mail and threats, after he and Councilman Jim Stanford replaced...

    • Posted July 18, 2017
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  • DEMOCRACY IN CRISIS: DeMinted Constitutional Convention?

    A prominent conservative signs on to change the Constitution. JACKSON HOLE, WY – In the early years of the Obama era, then-Senator Jim DeMint embodied a series of contradictions in the American character. The hard-jawed and bitter-faced...

    • Posted July 12, 2017
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  • GUEST OPINION: Jackson Hole Divided

    Portraitgate may be over but partisan politics are here to stay. JACKSON HOLE, WY – On Monday, the Jackson Town Council took up the issue of the decoration of town hall. Although it was not on the...

    • Posted June 21, 2017
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  • Washakie Trumps Trump in Town Hall

    When a picture really is worth a thousand words. JACKSON HOLE, WY – For those stunned at America’s mounting political maelstrom, perhaps a small symbolic gesture will temporarily alleviate the pain. Jackson Mayor Pete Muldoon and Vice...

    • Posted June 9, 2017
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  • THE NEW WEST: Protected Ideals

    Study refutes Trump administration’s claim that monuments are a liability to communities. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Public lands: a boon for communities in the New West or a bane to our existence? With the value of nature-related...

    • Posted June 7, 2017
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  • DEMOCRACY IN CRISIS: Reinventing the Underground, Part 1

    A countercultural exorcism and its missing young participants. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Standing on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, poet and provocateur Ed Sanders shouted, “Out demons, out!” his arms raised in clenched fists above his...

    • Posted June 7, 2017
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  • THE NEW WEST: Liberal Soul Searching

    Montana’s special election begs the question, with weak opponents, why do Democrats keep losing? JACKSON HOLE, WY – Fair and square, Greg Gianforte prevailed in Montana’s special congressional election, held to fill the lone House seat vacated...

    • Posted May 31, 2017
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  • DEMOCRACY IN CRISIS: Trump, Erdoğan, and Oppression

    Lessons from Turkey’s populist regime. JACKSON HOLE, WY – I fucked up on Twitter last week when sending out a story I wrote about Kurds and other activists who were attacked by Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s security forces...

    • Posted May 24, 2017
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