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Wednesday Night Owls. Trump's Labor Secretary Scalia is devoted to weakening worker protections

Night Owls, a themed open thread, appears at Daily Kos seven days a week At The New Yorker, Eyal Press writes—Trump’s Labor Secretary Is a Wrecking Ball Aimed at Workers:…

Abbreviated Pundit Roundup: Cue the next act in the reality show

Stu Rothenberg/Roll Call: Excuse me, but is that a partisan wave building? Democratic polling, enthusiasm, fundraising make Republicans nervous GOP insiders are now hoping for the best but bracing for…

Monday Night Owls: 'College football in a pandemic reveals our capacity for Trumpism'

Night Owls, a themed open thread, appears at Daily Kos seven days a week At The Baffler, Nathan Kalman-Lamb, Derek Silva, and Johanna Mellis write—The Red Zone. YOU MAY HAVE NOTICED that the…

Cornyn says he opposed Trump's worst moves all along, but only in secret. Yeah, that's the ticket

As a direct result of being a Trump-backing toady, Texas Republican Sen. John Cornyn, a hack during the best of times, is in serious danger of losing his seat to Democratic…

Saturday Night Owls: Millionaire Kudlow extols gains from wrecked economy, ignores damage to people

Night Owls, a themed open thread, appears at Daily Kos seven days a week Jake Johnson at Common Dreams writes—Trump’s Millionaire Economic Adviser Celebrates ‘Gales of Creative Destruction’ as Millions…

Friday Night Owls: Excerpts from the November edition of Harper's Index

Night Owls, a themed open thread, appears at Daily Kos seven days a week Here are a few excerpts from the November Harper’s Index for your Friday pleasure and frustration:…

Thursday Night Owls. J.C. Pan: Poverty numbers leave out far too many economic strugglers

Night Owls, a themed open thread, appears at Daily Kos seven days a week J.C. Pan at The New Republic writes—The Devastatingly Low Bar of “Official” Poverty.  We now have new…

Wednesday Night Owls: As with other questions, Barrett stonewalls on her views about climate crisis

Night Owls, a themed open thread, appears at Daily Kos seven days a week Dana Drugmand at DeSmog writes—Amy Coney Barrett’s Remarks on Climate Change Raise Alarm That a Climate Denier…

Tuesday Night Owls. UN: Disasters over past 20 years killed 1.23 million people, cost $2.97 trillion

Night Owls, a themed open thread, appears at Daily Kos seven days a week The United Nations released its “Human Cost of Disasters: An Overview of the Last 20 years 2000-2019”…

Monday Night Owls: 'How I found my voice as the only Native student in my class'

Night Owls, a themed open thread, appears at Daily Kos seven days a week Laurel Emanuel (Lumbee) as told to Nick Martin (Sappony) at The New Republic says How I Found My…