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Books and the Arts

The eloquent silences of  Albert York and Judith Scott.

Why does the Pakistani military pick unwinnable fights?

Joseph O’Neill’s Dubai novel, The Dog.

Ebooks - Molly Ivins

News and Analysis

The left should recall and applaud the long resistance of tiny Cuba to the northern Goliath.

Is it possible to be sensitive to victims while still being a discerning journalist?

The essays in Some Truths Are Not Self-Evident remind us that Zinn was not just a historian: he was also deeply involved in the major twentieth-century struggles for social justice in the United States.

It’s easier than you think.

What would governments do if black and brown lives counted as much as white lives?

Woman illustration

Tennessee is arresting new mothers for having used drugs in pregnancy—but in a cruel Catch-22, many can’t get the treatment they need.

Vladamir Putin and Xi Jinping

The new route could be China’s first breakthrough in a trans-continental trade revolution.

Arundhati Roy

Arundhati Roy's new book, Capitalism: A Ghost Story, reveals the contours of power in India today.




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