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With the 2018 midterm elections this week, Paul Krugman is hardly optimistic.In a new column for the New York Times, the economist warned Monday that no matter what the election brings, “the aftermath will be ugly.”Nevertheless, one outcome is clearly better than the other. If Democrats fail to win back the U.S. House of Representatives, he warns of a serious blow to American democracy.
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“Our plan: make health care a right to all. Stop giving tax breaks to billionaires. Protect and expand Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid. Transition to sustainable energy and leave behind a livable planet for our children.”
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Claire Foy’s greatest role:
“Voting machines that flip votes don’t need to be hacked by a malicious foreign actor to undermine public confidence in the integrity of our democracy. That’s being done for Americans, by Americans.”
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