But there’s a way for Chuck Schumer and Kamala Harris to neutralize the two heterodox senators

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Senator Joe Manchin. Photo: Sarah Silbiger/Pool/Getty Images


PANDEMIC RELIEF

The President-elect’s economic recovery advisor believes $2,000 checks will screw up the entire economy — and he’s not so sure you should get $600 checks either.

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Larry Summers at the 2017 World Economic Forum (AP Photo/Michel Euler)


POLITICS

To protect businesses, Mitch McConnell is willing to let America’s economy go over the edge

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Photo: Getty Images

We’re headed for an economic cliff


POLITICS

Trump’s attempts to overturn his election loss are part wrestling grift, part coup attempt

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Donald Trump celebrates his victory over WWE mastermind Vince McMahon at the main event of 2007’s WrestleMania 23, “Hair vs. Hair.” (Leon Halip / WireImage)


THIS IS AMERICA

The ‘Democrats are Socialists’ trope has been a GOP talking point for decades. But who’s really more extreme?

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Members of the Proud Boys and other right-wing demonstrators march across the Hawthorne Bridge during an “End Domestic Terrorism” rally in Portland, Ore., on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)


Growing up, I thought the institution was an urban legend. The truth was worse.

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Incarcerated teens at the Arkansas Negro Boys’ Industrial School. Photo: KATV News


TRUE STORIES

The one summer job I’ll never forget

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Photo Credit: David Mark/Pixabay


TRUE STORIES

A brief tale of my first experience with hedge funds.

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Buster Poindexter, Richard Dreyfus, and Jennifer Tilly in “Let it Ride” | Paramount Pictures


THIS IS AMERICA

The January 6th attack on the US Capitol was a stark reminder of America’s two systems of justice.

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1/6 US Capitol insurrectionists (l), Black Lives Matter protestors (r). Photos: AP/Manuel Balce Ceneta


TRUMP IMPEACHMENT #2

Chuck Schumer and Senate Democrats could use the 14th Amendment to disqualify Trump from ever holding elected office again

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Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Marlon Weems

Raconteur. Recovering Capitalist. Writing about politics, the economy, race, and inequality. Connect with me everywhere: https://linktr.ee/thejourneyman

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