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Can Stephen Colbert Break the Late-Night Mold?

With his version of The Late Show debuting Tuesday, will Colbert stick to the talk-show script or push the boundaries of a tired genre?

Geoffrey Baym

Nuclear Arms and Proliferation

The Iran Deal Survives Congress—for Now

Obama wins the first round with AIPAC. Here’s what's coming next.

Ali Gharib

Why, at Least Today, We Should Cheer Tom Brady

Even if the New England Patriots and Tom Brady turn your stomach, anyone who believes in the labor movement should applaud the team’s victory over Roger Goodell.

Dave Zirin
Election 2016

Is There Room for Biden in the Democratic Field?

Katrina vanden Heuvel joins the Ed Schultz Podcast.

Katrina vanden Heuvel
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Special Report

Age of the Unicorn: How the Fed Tried to Fix the Recession, and Created the Tech Bubble

The number of “unicorn” tech companies is increasing dramatically—but the bubble will burst eventually.
Doug Henwood

In Class, his rude and amusing 1983 guide to the American social hierarchy, the literary historian Paul Fussell noted the strange prominence of the unicorn in working-class culture. Stumped for an explanation, he surmised that it might have something to do with a “low Anglophilic snobbery,” a “pseudo-reference” to the… Continue Reading >

Focus on Europe

This Is What Greece’s Refugee Crisis Really Looks Like

“Thanks to God I have made it here. I am free, I am alive!”

Jesse Rosenfeld

Berlin and Paris Versus Kiev

And Henry Kissinger versus US orthodoxy on Ukraine; and Putin versus Stalin on Russia’s past.

Stephen F. Cohen

Acropolis for Sale

Art, anxiety, and the Greek crisis.

Barry Schwabsky
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Books & the Arts

How ‘Hamilton’ Is Revolutionizing the Broadway Musical

The bracing fusion of hip hop and the musical form shows that America’s history—and its future—belong to men and women of color as profoundly as to anyone else.

Alisa Solomon

White Hands and Black Skulls: From the Panthers to ‘Straight Outta Compton’

Two new films prove the urgency, and inadequacy, of outrage.

Stuart Klawans

Welcome to Earth: Cuba’s ‘Special Period’ Gets the Sci-Fi Treatment

The funny, scathing, and heart-wrenching universe of A Planet for Rent.

André Naffis-Sahely

The Nation’s 150th Anniversary

Watch and Listen

Watch: Hurricane Katrina Didn’t Kill New Orleans—But It Almost Did

A new documentary shows how the city has changed in the decade since the storm—and also how it hasn’t.

August 14, 2015

Watch: California’s Drought Is So Bad That Some Communities Are Trucking In Their Water

If the drought continues, farmers and residents may have to abandon some of the richest agricultural land in the country.

December 8, 2014

Watch: The Fight for Trauma Care on Chicago’s South Side

The South Side hasn’t had a trauma center for 25 years. Could activists bring one to the University of Chicago?

April 29, 2015

Take Action

Defend Planned Parenthood Against Republican Attacks

After anti-choice activists released a misleading video, Republicans are intent on defunding Planned Parenthood—once again putting women’s access to much-needed health care at risk.

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