Lifehacker’s Best U.S. Political Explainers Of 2019

Lifehacker’s Best U.S. Political Explainers Of 2019
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Beginning with a 35-day government shutdown and ending just as the House impeaches President Donald Trump, 2019 will forever be known as the year the shit hit the fan in American politics. Lots of crappy things happened this year, including uncertain status of LGBTQ employees’ rights in the workplace, to name a few.

With the current state of politics being what it is, everyone needs a good fact-check every now and then. Below, a few of our favourite U.S. political explainers of 2019.

What Does ‘Quid Pro Quo’ Really Mean?

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What Exactly Is the Green New Deal?

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The Growing Case for Taxing the Rich

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What Happened at the Congressional Hearing on Facebook and Libra?

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You Can’t Predict a President’s Effect on the Stock Market

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Is It Illegal for a President to Make Money From Outside Businesses While in Office?

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Everything You Like Is Propaganda

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