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NEXT MONTHLY LIVESTREAM: Thursday May 5, Noon Eastern Time

Join Wolves and Sheep author Matt Kerbel for a live lunchtime discussion of the state of our politics on Thursday May 5 at Noon Eastern Time. This is a critical moment for democracy, and we’re going to talk about it. Enjoy an outside-the-Beltway perspective on the Biden administration, the state of the Republican Party, prospects for the sustained viability of the republic, and other light topics. Free to Wolves and Sheep Extra members. You can register here.

Is This One Different?

It’s insanity to think the Republican filibuster of an investigation into the January 6 insurrection will be different from any other Republican filibuster. Or is it?

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The Promise and the Lie

Liz Cheney was bounced from leadership because she was a constant reminder that the core promise of the Republican Party can only exist in fantasy.

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Normalcy vs. Urgency

Biden needs to restore a sense of normalcy for his administration to be successful. But he needs the urgency of a crisis to achieve the policies that will get him there.

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Democracy Checklist

The insurrection has faded from the headlines but a significant threat to democracy remains. Here’s what Joe Biden and congressional Democrats can do about it.

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The Road Divides

After an aborted rebellion and Joe Biden’s elevation to the presidency, the country faces a stark choice between two opposite futures.

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Paradigm Shift

Joe Biden wants to move the governing paradigm permanently to the left. Political conditions may make that possible.

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