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The Real Reason Neocons Are So Upset About Donald Trump

The armchair warriors seem to be realizing that they could be frozen out of the corridors of power for the next four years.

James Carden

Transgender Rights

The ‘Bathroom Bill’ Is an Old Ploy That Can’t Stop Our New Movement

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory and his allies are bringing back sex-panic tactics that Jesse Helms perfected decades ago.

Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II
Police and Law Enforcement

6 Ways Good Data Could Prevent Tragedies Like Freddie Gray’s Death

The old adage “we treasure what we measure” is the key to truly reforming law enforcement.

Judi Komaki
Higher Education

Will the Millennial Movement Rebuild the Ivory Tower or Be Crushed by It?

School administrators absorb student demands into an increasingly market-oriented system of higher education.

Aviva Chomsky
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Election 2016

Bernie Sanders Is Hurting Himself by Playing the Victim

The Vermont senator could turn from movement leader into the messiah of an angry white male cult with his claims of a “rigged” nomination process.

Joan Walsh

What Everyone Gets Wrong About Independent Voters

Most independents are just partisans who are turned off by partisanship.

Joshua Holland

Note to Media: Black Lives Matter Is Not a ‘Get Out the Vote’ Campaign

So stop asking how it affects the black-youth vote, and stop judging it by goals it never claimed.

Reniqua Allen

World

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Spring Books

The Annie Dillard Show

In felicitous language, she enables us to see the world afresh. But there is always a distance, a sense of performance.

Rebecca Tuhus-Dubrow

The Soul of the Tea Party

The Koch brothers may have paid for some buses, but Fox News and talk radio filled them with bodies.

David Bromwich

Benedict Anderson’s View of Nationalism

The child of late empire, who transformed the field of area studies, lived a life beyond boundaries.

Scott Sherman

Watch and Listen

Listen: Start Making Sense: Hillary Clinton Is Donald Trump’s Dream Opponent

Plus: Ari Berman on how Trump could win, and Eric Foner on Hillary Clinton and the African-American vote.

May 12, 2016

View: These Haunting Photos Show the Deadly Absurdity of the US-Mexico Border Wall

A collaboration between photographer Richard Misrach and experimental composer Guillermo Galindo captures the austere brutality of the borderlands.

May 11, 2016

Listen: There Goes the Neighborhood, Episode 9: There Went the Neighborhood

The team behind There Goes the Neighborhood talks about what they’ve learned, and the way forward in a post-gentrified Brooklyn.

May 4, 2016
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