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An accounting of how much taxpayers have given the Trump Organization since its CEO's election is as likely as a pardon for Michael Cohen, writes @Z_Everson . Trump's Secret Service hotel racket is hiding in plain sight. And he's getting away with it:

The internet loves a chonky boy — unless he's an actual boy, in which case the internet would like him to know about the risks of diabetes, thank you, writes @fdbarthlcsw . Why do we love fat cats and dogs but discriminate against fat people?

Dialogues about coronavirus should not allow the topic of wildlife conservation to provide a smokescreen for prejudice, writes @MyFrogCroaked . As much as I love pangolins, I am concerned to see conservationism building on racist narratives:

Democratic primary voters aren't just eager to win the presidency. They're also eager to see a leader fight for real progressive policies, writes @jamie_elizabeth . Don't think about it as voting for @BernieSanders ; think about it as voting for all of us:

The #MeToo  movement has spurred a reckoning in Hollywood and on Capitol Hill, write Dylan Hedtler-Gaudette and @sarahturbo79 . And now it’s time for the judiciary to step up and make sure our courts are a safe place to work:

@luka7doncic 's natural play has been redemptive. His ability to accrue numbers within the confines and flow of the game is historic, writes @jalalbaig . And after years of debasement, Doncic is working to make the triple-double great again. #NBAAllStars 

Fox personalities may be skilled at whipping up hysteria among their audiences, but they certainly shouldn't be providing advice to the president, writes @MattGertz . The Trump-Fox News revolving door is perfect for Hope Hicks — but terrible for America:

The internet loves a chonky boy — unless he's an actual boy, writes @fdbarthlcsw . Why do we love fat cats and dogs but discriminate against fat people?

After years of debasement, @luka7doncic  is working to make triple-doubles great again, writes @jalabaig . The 20-year-old's play has been redemptive, and his ability to accrue numbers within the confines and flow of the game is historic. #NBAAllStarGame 

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If Democrats want to stand a chance against Trump, they should take @Andrew YangVFA seriously. And perhaps literally, wri @feministabulouses  . Yang is resonating in particular with men who feel forgotten by society. The author joi @SRuhleed  to explain why:

@BTS_twt  @soyrevBTS ’s 2015 EP played a crucial role in their rise to fame, explains . @soyrev  Indeed, the band's popularity is the result of three key elements that combined to create a perfectly balanced formula for the American market. Watch how here:

Even if you’re not a K-pop fan, you’ve probably heard of @BTS_twt . But how did the boy band from South Korea get so big in English speaking countries? Watch@soyrev  discuss the factors behind their success for @NBCNewsTHINK :

Progressive taxation should work as a corrective tax, like tobacco taxes or a carbon tax, fixing the problems created by exploitative capitalism, writes . 's wealth tax scares billionaires. We should implement it anyway:

Bernie Twitter operates under the self-righteous guise of being the true progressives of the internet, writes @kurtbardella . But there are times where you really can’t distinguish between the tone of Trump’s #MAGA  nation and Sanders’ “Bros:"

What happens when one co-equal branch of government is delegitimized by another, asks @glennkirschner2 . Given Trump’s recent actions, it feels like we are indeed in the midst of a slow-moving, intra-governmental takeover:

Jeffrey Epstein's deal with federal prosectors wasn't normal. The men who arranged it need to face the music, say and Berit Berger:

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