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Paul Blest is a staff writer at the worker-owned website Discourse Blog. His work has appeared in VICE News, The Nation, The New Republic, and other publications.

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How the Filibuster Became the Biggest Threat to American Democracy
“Kill Switch” author Adam Jentleson traces the history of the Senate procedure and explains why Democrats preserve it at their peril.