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Michael A. Cohen

Michael A. Cohen is a regular contributor for The Boston Globe on national politics and foreign affairs. He is also the author of “American Maelstrom: The 1968 Election and the Politics of Division.” Michael has written for dozens of news outlets, including as a columnist for the Guardian and Foreign Policy and he is the US Political Correspondent for the London Observer. He previously worked as a speechwriter at the US State Department and has been a lecturer at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs.

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Don’t listen to the pundits on mass shootings. Listen to the survivors, families, and victims

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“If I don’t make it I love you and I appreciated everything you did for me,” read one message sent during the shooting.

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The human cost of Trump’s immigration policy

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These are a few of the many individuals caught up in President Trump’s dragnet.

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I’m with Team Adam Rippon

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The gay US Olympian has a platform — and he’s using it to speak truth to power.

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John Kelly was supposed to be ‘the adult in the room.’ He’s anything but

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Hateful and incompetent, the White House chief of staff has furthered the worst instincts of his boss.