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Ryan Cooper

National correspondent

Ryan Cooper is a national correspondent at TheWeek.com. His work has appeared in the Washington Monthly, The New Republic, and the Washington Post.

The COVID-19 vaccines prove the value of funding scientific failure
A microscope.
Opinion

The COVID-19 vaccines prove the value of funding scientific failure

The immense untapped potential of offshore wind
Wind turbines.
Feature

The immense untapped potential of offshore wind

The cynic's case for democracy
A flag.
Opinion

The cynic's case for democracy

Biden's unlikely allies
President Biden, Jamie Dimon, and Jeff Bezos.
Opinion

Biden's unlikely allies

Republicans' fake crusade against corporate power
An elephant and the Wall Street bull.
Opinion

Republicans' fake crusade against corporate power

Janet Yellen's proposal to revolutionize corporate taxation
Janet Yellen.
Opinion

Janet Yellen's proposal to revolutionize corporate taxation

The pandemic crime surge is a policing problem
Policing.
Opinion

The pandemic crime surge is a policing problem

Biden is still not taking climate change seriously
Biden infrastructure bill.
Opinion

Biden is still not taking climate change seriously

Dear Mr. Trump, America needs you
Trump vaccine.
Opinion

Dear Mr. Trump, America needs you

The rotten center of the infrastructure debate
Joe Biden.
Opinion

The rotten center of the infrastructure debate

The case for trailer parks
A trailer park.
Opinion

The case for trailer parks

The case for music.gov
A busker.
Opinion

The case for music.gov

How to oust Louis DeJoy: A guide for nervous presidents
Joe Biden stuffing Louis DeJoy in a mailbox.
Opinion

How to oust Louis DeJoy: A guide for nervous presidents

Gun control is the perfect weapon against the filibuster
The Capitol building.
Opinion

Gun control is the perfect weapon against the filibuster

There is no immigration crisis
Migrants.
Opinion

There is no immigration crisis

How earmarks can help fix Congress
The Capitol building.
Opinion

How earmarks can help fix Congress

American consumers are the real job creators
A wallet.
Feature

American consumers are the real job creators

Biden wants to make America a global leader again. Start with vaccines.
Vaccination.
Feature

Biden wants to make America a global leader again. Start with vaccines.

The world's dominant ideology is breaking. What will replace it?
Thomas Piketty.
Opinion

The world's dominant ideology is breaking. What will replace it?

America needs a remote workers law
The Capitol building.
Opinion

America needs a remote workers law

Police display bizarre sympathy for Atlanta massage parlor mass shooter
Gold Spa.
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Police display bizarre sympathy for Atlanta massage parlor mass shooter

Biden tells Democrats to make the Senate work again
President Biden.
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Biden tells Democrats to make the Senate work again

The right kind of welfare reform
A tightrope walker.
Opinion

The right kind of welfare reform

Cuomo vs. Inslee: A COVID-19 tale of two governors
Andrew Cuomo and Jay Inslee.
Opinion

Cuomo vs. Inslee: A COVID-19 tale of two governors

Marco Rubio's Amazon union position is hilariously tangled
An elephant.
Opinion

Marco Rubio's Amazon union position is hilariously tangled

If Andrew Cuomo won't resign, he must be impeached
Andrew Cuomo.
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If Andrew Cuomo won't resign, he must be impeached

What the U.S. owes Iran
President Biden.
Opinion

What the U.S. owes Iran

Did Republicans just sign their midterms death warrant?
An elephant.
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Did Republicans just sign their midterms death warrant?

Democrats just slashed poverty. Now they need to make it permanent.
Money being given out.
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Democrats just slashed poverty. Now they need to make it permanent.

What does Joe Manchin really want?
Joe Manchin.
Opinion

What does Joe Manchin really want?

How Democrats learned to stop worrying and hand out fat stacks of cash
President Biden.
Opinion

How Democrats learned to stop worrying and hand out fat stacks of cash

Ron Johnson's lazy obstruction exposes the reality of the filibuster
Ron Johnson.
Opinion

Ron Johnson's lazy obstruction exposes the reality of the filibuster

A shocking number of Democrats voted against a $15 minimum wage
A donkey.
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A shocking number of Democrats voted against a $15 minimum wage

America's unemployed can't wait till 2023
Not hiring.
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America's unemployed can't wait till 2023

Republicans' deadly pandemic impatience
Greg Abbott.
Opinion

Republicans' deadly pandemic impatience

The Republican grievance perpetual motion machine
Shoveling coal into a head.
Opinion

The Republican grievance perpetual motion machine