Progressive political candidates and office holders have had little to say about school vouchers and charter schools. They'll need to wise up soon.
Mike Ludwig of Truthout: Trump's strategy for ending the war in Afghanistan came with plenty of assurances but no hard numbers.
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Joe Conason is national correspondent for The New York Observer, where he writes a weekly column distributed by Creators Syndicate. He is also the Director of the Nation Institute Investigative Fund.