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Editorial Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics @PIIE. Contributor to @ForeignPolicy. Previously at Reuters, The Wall Street Journal.

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it seemed so quaint at the time not to mention animal farm
It seemed so quaint at the time. Not to mention Animal Farm.
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its called fascism
It’s called fascism.
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smells mobby
Smells mobby.
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walk chew gum care about children in cages we got this
Walk, chew gum, care about children in cages. We got this.
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while all women face a gender wage gap of 80 women of color face a still bigger gap black women face a gender
"While all women face a gender wage gap of 80%, women of color face a still bigger gap: Black women face a gender wage gap of 63%, Latina women face gender wage gap of 54%, and American Indian women face a gender wage gap of 57 %.https://t.co/JxZjlbzxsi "
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and the current conservative economic agenda spearheaded by president donald trump and the gop controlled cong
"And the current conservative economic agenda spearheaded by President Donald Trump and the GOP-controlled Congress has heightened the misogyny that underlies economic policy."
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the economics of misogyny refers to this hostility toward womens empowerment through building an economy that
"The economics of misogyny refers to this hostility toward women’s empowerment through building an economy that fully values women’s experiences and contributions.
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yet despite the central role of women in the economy throughout history our economic policy and government ins
"Yet despite the central role of women in the economy throughout history, our economic policy and government institutions often treat women’s diverse needs and capabilities as an afterthought to 'real issues' in the “real economy.
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mothers are now the majority of breadwinners in families and their participation in the economy has maintained
"Mothers are now the majority of breadwinners in families and their participation in the economy has maintained family economic security during times of wage stagnation.
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but on top of this complicated history of womens work womens labor force participation has grown and the gende
"But on top of this complicated history of women’s work, women’s labor force participation has grown and the gender wage gap has decreased, though it has stalled for the past decade.
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no one took the memo separating children from their parents away from trumps desk chrislhayes
“No one took the memo separating children from their parents away from Trump’s desk.” - @chrislhayes
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russia state tv we re starting to elect trump for a second term
RUSSIA STATE TV: "WE'RE STARTING TO ELECT TRUMP FOR A SECOND TERM." https://t.co/LV6v8cEJOj
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never forget complicity
Never. Forget. Complicity. https://t.co/XuqKB6sgcD
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by 2013 79 of obamas nominees had been blocked by filibusters compared with 68 in the entire history of the us
"By 2013, 79 of Obama’s nominees had been blocked by filibusters, compared with 68 in the entire history of the US." https://t.co/Q1Xwp0sePg
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what if donald trump shut down the us government because hes working on behalf of a foreign one
What if Donald Trump shut down the U.S. government because he’s working on behalf of a foreign one?
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to be clear trump was impeachable on his first day in office because his failure to divest created an insurmou
To be clear: Trump was impeachable on his first day in office because his failure to divest created an insurmountable conflict of interest that is expressly forbidden in the constitution. #ImpeachmentHearingsNOW
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post brexit strategy session
Post-#Brexit strategy session.
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children at guantanamo
CHILDREN. AT. GUANTANAMO. https://t.co/bE3rWBwRby
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patients eating dog food in puertorico clinics as despair rises cnn reports
Patients eating dog food in #PuertoRico clinics as despair rises, @CNN reports
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ag s ties to russia barrs previous employers are connected to key subjects in the probe
AG's ties to Russia: "Barr’s previous employers are connected to key subjects in the probe." https://t.co/Ue75ftb9yG
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