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How social media stars are fighting for the Left

Content creators with millions of fans are increasingly willing to voice their political views. Their influence on American politics may be in its infancy but it is growing fast.

NATO’s future when America comes first

Is Trump correct in asserting that NATO has outlived its utility? Or that NATO’s members enjoy a 'free ride' on the back of the US? A political scientist examines the evidence.

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How Trump’s deportation plan threatens America’s food and wine supply

Trump's plan to deport up to 3 million undocumented immigrants will likely end up rounding up many of the laborers Americans depend upon to pick their grapes and tend to their avocados.

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