A woman holds a red ribbon symbol of the fight against AIDS during a demonstration on the World Aids Day, in Pamplona northern Spain, Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015. (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)

Too Soon to Declare Victory

We finally have the tools to end the worldwide AIDS pandemic. But will complacency and lack of funding let progress slip away?


From the Thomas Jefferson Street Blog

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The Terrorism We Tolerate

Our collective denial allows domestic extremists to slip under the radar, with their arms full of guns and their heads full of lies.

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump waves to supporters before speaking at a rally at Iowa Central Community College, Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015, in Fort Dodge, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

Who Are Trump's Supporters?

"Ethno-nationalists" now represent a huge chunk of the Republican base, and Donald Trump is their pawn.

FILE - In this Sept. 16, 2014, file photo, former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg smiles prior to be conferred with the Chevalier de la Legion d'Honneur by France's Foreign minister Laurent Fabius, at the Quai d'Orsay, in Paris.

Michael Bloomberg for GOP Candidate

Independent Michael Bloomberg could be the GOP's savior in the 2016 election.

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Trump's a Problem Right Now

Donald Trump is a problem for the GOP and the U.S. regardless of his political prospects.