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Snowpiercer mocks what The Lego Movie cheers—a happy world of compulsory production.

For Francis Fukuyama and John Dunn, our democratic crisis is the result of an intellectual failure.


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Feminism has opened up far more space than could have been imagined in the 1920s.

From World War I to Vietnam, from the red scare to McCarthyism, The Nation stood firm for civil liberties and civil rights, even when that meant being banned—or standing alone.

Looking forward to a social order without any external restraints upon the individual.

It’s too easy to condemn the right’s populist attacks on Muslims—especially with so many left-wing atheists and liberal hawks joining the party.

California prisoners

Reform advocates are making a compelling case for policies that take aim at mass incarceration.

In times of dread, artists must never choose to remain silent.

If nominated, I will run. If elected, I will serve.

The “logic” of capitalist development has left a nightmare of environmental destruction in its wake.



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