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The Case Against the Roberts Court
Guns and Gun Control
150th Anniversary Events
October 7, 2015
Laurie Anderson’s Guantánamo Installation Goes Where Obama Fears to Tread
The US government has abdicated its role in prosecuting those responsible for torture following 9/11. It has fallen on civil society to take up the charge.
September 29, 2015
Obama and Putin Meet in New York, Agree on Nothing
The US establishment doesn’t understand that Russia’s foray into Syria is more than an imperial gamble.
September 22, 2015
As the 2016 Campaigns Heat Up, the Moment Still Belongs to the People
What once seemed unexpected is no longer unthinkable.
Katrina vanden Heuvel
September 20, 2015
September 20, 1962: Ole Miss Denies Admission to James Meredith
“We cannot stand before the judgment bar of world opinion so long as there erupts an Oxford, Mississippi. What we are doing speaks so loud they cannot hear what we say.”
September 15, 2015
Hawks Aren’t Giving the Iran Deal a Chance
Bellicose posturing too often ends up isolating the United States—and undermining our security.
Katrina vanden Heuvel
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September 11, 2015
The TPP Will Finish What Chile’s Dictatorship Started
Salvador Allende warned against neoliberalism’s disastrous effects just before he was overthrown. He was right to be worried.
September 10, 2015
Hillary Clinton Isn’t the First Government Official to Send Secret Messages
From Hoover’s FBI to George W. Bush’s White House, officials have been hiding their communications for decades.
Athan G. Theoharis
August 22, 2015
August 22, 1996: Bill Clinton Ends Welfare As We Know It
“The death knell of any government-supported vision of an equitable, egalitarian America.”
August 17, 2015
August 17, 1998: President Bill Clinton Acknowledges an Affair With a White House Intern
“Clinton’s behavior in the Lewinsky matter has been consistent with the conduct of his presidency.”
August 10, 2015
August 10, 1874: Herbert Hoover is Born
“The only man in the United States who thoroughly understands this moloch of a machine to which we are all inextricably hitched is Hoover.”