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Introducing the Nation Builders

Books and the Arts

Historians are losing their audience, and searching for the next trend won’t win it back.

Democracy floats on currents of change. Is it ever capable of managing them?

Damián Szifron’s Wild Tales is a carnival of melancholy, melodrama and the polymorphously perverse.

Ebooks - Molly Ivins

News and Analysis

Syriza supporters

The election was a triumph for anti-austerity politics and a rejection of corruption. Now comes the hard part.

Cuomo and SIlver

A few simple rules could curtail the political favors that speaker Sheldon Silver is accused of making for profit.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

With his latest crass interference in US politics, he may have dug a deep hole for himself—and for America’s Israel lobby.

The scientists at the Doomsday Clock say that failed political leadership on climate change and nuclear weapons endangers “every person on earth.”

His essays on police brutality still burn hot, but his understanding of sex, self-knowledge and power demand equal attention now.

US-Mexico border

Israeli companies are using the lessons they’ve learned occupying Gaza to militarize the US border.

Ankle monitor

So is your block, your school, your neighborhood… your city, state and country.

It’s time to start enforcing Section 2 of the Fourteenth Amendment.



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