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To restore the American Dream for the 99 percent, we must first bring the “invisible poor” out of the shadows.
Fifty years after the publication of The Other America, imagining that the author would find cause for hope—and dismay—in today's political culture.
The USDA proposes to increase line speed in poultry plants, but the debate is only about food safety. What about the workers?
As campaigns against the right-wing group continue, we must fight its sabotaging of voting rights across the country.
New studies show that many teachers are unhappy in their jobs—and in this climate of austerity, it's no wonder.
Tarek Mehanna got seventeen years in prison for translating a document.
American Jews could play a useful role in aiding our Israeli cousins to see that they are destroying what was noble about their country. Why won't they?
A diverse democracy requires us to be able to live near one another, to come together in public space and to engage across differences.
Anthony Shadid was an exceedingly rare reporter in the thinning ranks of American journalism.
Hitchcock delighted in manipulating the audience. Early on Luis Buñuel learned to be satisfied with amusing himself.
Hirikazu Kore-eda’s I Wish, Nanni Moretti’s We Have a Pope, Shirley Clarke’s The Connection, Mia Hansen Love’s Goodbye First Love, Jennifer Baichwal’s Payback
Response to Tom Hayden’s “Participatory Democracy,” with Hayden’s reply, and to Linda Darling-Hammond’s “Redlining Our Schools.” Plus a couple historical corrections.
Don’t miss Kosman and Picciotto’s crossword blog, Word Salad.