The GOP is having a difficult time pinning the blame for the looming government shutdown on the Democrats.
Trump and the Pentagon want to build smaller nuclear weapons to provide the military with more palatable alternatives -- but "mini-nukes" will not make the planet safer.
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Toshio Meronek is a journalist who covers LGBT/queer issues for Truthout. He is currently a Nation Institute grantee investigating the post-prison civil commitment system.