Will Bunch
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Opinion

As N.Y. freaks out over bail, can America ever choose justice over vengeance? | Will Bunch

A panic over bail reform in New York State and a backlash against progressive DAs raises questions over whether mass incarceration can be ended.
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As N.Y. freaks out over bail, can America ever choose justice over vengeance? | Will Bunch

A panic over bail reform in New York State and a backlash against progressive DAs raises questions over whether mass incarceration can be ended.

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U.S. progressives should support the uprising in Iran — even if Trump does, too | Will Bunch

The irony of a U.S. near-war with Iran: The citizenry of both nations face lying, corrupt regimes. Both governments should be removed.
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U.S. progressives should support the uprising in Iran — even if Trump does, too | Will Bunch

The irony of a U.S. near-war with Iran: The citizenry of both nations face lying, corrupt regimes. Both governments should be removed.

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Trump’s looming cruel war on homeless people is America’s next big human-rights crisis | Will Bunch

The cruelty is the point for Trump's unheralded new homeless czar with big plans for tent-city roundups and warehousing in the 2020 election run-up.
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Trump’s looming cruel war on homeless people is America’s next big human-rights crisis | Will Bunch

The cruelty is the point for Trump's unheralded new homeless czar with big plans for tent-city roundups and warehousing in the 2020 election run-up.
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Baghdad, Australia on fire after U.S. sleepwalks through the 2010s. Wake up! It’s the 2020s | Will Bunch

In 2010s, U.S. ignored perils of unchecked militarism and climate denial, reached for TV reality-show populism. Are 2020s too late to fix it?

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On frigid Capitol Hill, Trump’s impeachment goes down just like the Founders drew it up | Will Bunch

Chanting "No One Is Above the Law," the people showed up on Capitol Hill for Trump's impeachment because that's the only way democracy works.

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With GOP certain to acquit Trump, should he be impeached for the history books? | Will Bunch

Is there a higher moral value in fighting for the truth about Trump's treachery, even if the politics might backfire against his accusers?

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What Pete Buttigieg doesn’t get about how college has ripped America in two | Will Bunch

Why a universal free-college plan — far more expansive than Buttigieg's limited plan — isn't just good economics but a cure for our political divide.

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Reagan’s forgotten Iran-Contra escape may reveal more about Trump’s fate than Watergate | Will Bunch

America's failure to hold Reagan accountable in 1987 predicted where America was headed, and why Trump might escape justice in 2020.

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A Pa. big-city mayor took a bold, radical stand on climate change. (It wasn’t Philly’s ... not yet, anyway.) | Will Bunch

Pittsburgh's mayor just endorsed the fate of the earth over short-term job growth. Can Philly's Jim Kenney follow his example?

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Impeachment’s hidden messages about immigration and what it means to be American | Will Bunch

Impeachment witnesses are a reminder of how immigration renews the American spirit, even with a White House hellbent on crushing it.

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Does Trump impeachment hearing need to be ‘must see TV’ to succeed? | Will Bunch

Will Democrats fail in their impeachment quest if TV viewers aren’t riveted like Watergate? Is justice possible in a reality-show world?

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Lynchings, 1921 Tulsa massacre, and 8 other things school didn’t teach you about race in America | Will Bunch

A real-life 1921 Tulsa massacre in HBO's "Watchman" has America asking, what else didn't they teach us in school about racism?

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Trump’s Syria debacle also shows America’s ‘forever war’ might really last forever | Will Bunch

Angry, bipartisan reaction to botched move of 1,000 troops in northern Syria is latest, strongest proof that America just can’t quit militarism abroad.

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The world’s on fire from climate change. Pa. lawmakers want to make it a lot harder to protest | Will Bunch

Big Oil and its big bucks have a plan to beef up criminal charges to protest against new pipelines or drilling. They’re pushing it again in Pennsylvania.

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Getting rid of Trump won’t end the war against press freedom in America | Will Bunch

Hatred of a free press is changing American life and is too deeply embedded to end even if Trump leaves the White House soon.

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Unbelievable: Failed smears only make Elizabeth Warren stronger as new Dem front-runner | Will Bunch

A right-wing "pregnancy scare" revealed how Elizabeth Warren rides the #BelieveWomen zeitgeist to top of 2020 Democratic pack.

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