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Former Residents of New Orleans’s Demolished Housing Projects Tell Their Stories

When public housing was demolished post-Katrina, black women were especially hard hit. A new report examines what their lives look like now.

Dani McClain

Accidents and Disasters

After a Disaster Like Katrina, Water, Food, and Shelter Are Not Enough

Ten years after Hurricane Katrina, residents are still fighting scam contractors and FEMA.

Laura Tuggle
Campaign Finance

Rays of Light in the Shadow of Dark Money

Amid the onslaught of anonymous political donations, some grassroots activists are gearing up for a counteroffensive. Here are five promising strategies for 2016 and beyond.

Alyssa Katz
Politics

Walmart Just Instituted Its Own Assault-Weapons Ban

The store is still the country’s biggest gun retailer, however.

George Zornick

From the Magazine

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Hurricane Katrina, 10 Years Later

Waiting for the Presidents in New Orleans

George Bush flew over us. Barack Obama sent his deputies. But both eventually landed, and both leave behind plenty more work toward our recovery.

Jarvis Deberry

After a Disaster Like Katrina, Water, Food, and Shelter Are Not Enough

Ten years after Hurricane Katrina, residents are still fighting scam contractors and FEMA.

Laura Tuggle

Ten Years Since: A Meditation on New Orleans

We are black and alive, still, despite what the pictures say.

Kristina Kay Robinson

Books & the Arts

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

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

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

Stuart Klawans

Writings From the Most Fractured Place on Earth

The revival of powerful literature about the Levant sheds light on our 21st-century conflicts.

Adina Hoffman
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Focus on Reproductive Rights

Even If You Haven’t Had an Abortion, You Owe Planned Parenthood

And it’s your responsibility to fight back against the war on reproductive rights.

Katha Pollitt

Forensic Analysis Shows the Real Planned Parenthood Scandal Is the Videos Themselves

A review finds evidence the sting videos had been “manipulated” and “deceptively edited.”

Zoë Carpenter

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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The Nation’s 150th Anniversary

150th Anniversary

August 30, 1944: Molly Ivins Is Born

“Molly’s writing reminds us that dissent is what rescues the democracy from a quiet death behind closed doors, that republican self-government, properly understood, is an uproar and an argument, meant to be loud, raucous, disorderly and fierce.”

Richard Kreitner
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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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