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Sexual Assault When You’re on the Margins: Can We All Say #MeToo?

To effectively combat sexual harassment, we must understand how a survivor’s identity shapes his or her ability to tell a boss, sue a company, or even join the hashtag #metoo.

Collier Meyerson

Colin Kaepernick Was Mocked and Threatened for Taking a Knee. He’s Also Winning.

Protesting players have wrung major concessions out of the NFL.

Dave Zirin
Harvey Weinstein

How Much Time Could Women Reclaim If They Didn't Have to Deal With Men’s Bullshit?

Joan Walsh on Weinstein, John Nichols on Trump’s generals, and Zoë Carpenter on the future of food.

Start Making Sense and Jon Wiener
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From the Magazine


The Virginia Governor’s Race Is a High-Stakes Test for Trump

GOP candidate Ed Gillespie has adopted the president’s Neanderthal messaging.

John Nichols

How US Foreign Policy Helped Create the Immigration Crisis

Neoliberal strictures, support for oligarchs, and the War on Drugs have impoverished millions and destabilized Latin America.

Jeff Faux

Jeff Sessions Keeps Lying to the Senate

Sessions once claimed he never met with the Russians. Well, sorta, kinda, maybe. It depends…

John Nichols

Special Report

America Is Waking Up to the Injustice of Cash Bail

Seventy percent of people in jail haven’t been convicted of a crime. They just can’t afford bail.
Bryce Covert

On any given morning, some 20 people in orange jumpsuits sit in a pen in a courtroom at the Orleans Parish Criminal District Court in New Orleans, Louisiana. Most rest their handcuffed wrists in their laps; a chain connects the cuffs to shackles around their waists and ankles. They’ve been… Continue Reading >


A Shimmery Cube

What is the science behind how we experience architecture?

Paul Goldberger

International Territory

Three new books map the ambiguities of the UN’s extraterritorial status.

Atossa Araxia Abrahamian

The Power Politics of Arthur Schlesinger

What was Schlesinger’s “vital center”? 

David Marcus

Watch and Listen

Watch: A Look Inside Our Abusive Immigrant Prisons

Each year, the US government locks up roughly 440,000 immigrants in over 200 immigrant prisons.

October 18, 2017

Watch: We’re DACA Recipients, but We’re Fighting for All Undocumented Immigrants

These young activists aren’t going to stop until the rights of all 11 million undocumented immigrants are protected.

September 27, 2017

View: The Borderlands’ Human Stain

Photographs that capture the traces of violence that have plagued the US-Mexico border for generations.

July 27, 2017


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