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Jean-Luc Mélenchon Welcomes the Animosity

The “divisive” MP says he’s the best candidate to prevent France’s rightward lurch.

Cole Stangler

Politics

The Department of Justice Is Letting the Coup Plotters Get Away

While Congress is investigating the events of January 6, why isn’t the DOJ doing the same—and more?

Elie Mystal
Politics

Conor Lamb Is a Centrist in Sheep’s Clothing

In spite of branding himself as a true-blue Democrat, the Pennsylvania representative has allied himself with Joe Manchin, voted with Republicans, and taken money from the fossil fuel industry.

Aída Chávez
Activism

“The University of Puerto Rico Is Not for Sale!”

Thousands of student protesters in Puerto Rico are fighting against further austerity measures from a new bill, PC1003, that will drastically cut funding for public education.

Rima Brusi
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The Biden Administration’s Sanctions Review Is a Joke

After nine months of investigation, the Treasury Department released seven pages doing little more than patting itself on the back.

Aída Chávez
Joe Manchin’s Surefire Strategy to Ensure That Democrats Lose in 2022

Joe Manchin’s Surefire Strategy to Ensure That Democrats Lose in 2022

If Democrats appease Manchin and fail to act on the climate crisis, they will lose a vital appeal to the young voters they need to win.

John Nichols
Why the Superrich Are Flocking to South Dakota

Why the Superrich Are Flocking to South Dakota

South Dakota has become a tax haven for the wealthy. Here’s how the trust industry gained a foothold.

Kalena Thomhave

World

The New Campaign to Smear Palestinian Human Rights Defenders as Terrorists

The New Campaign to Smear Palestinian Human Rights Defenders as Terrorists

In a move that has been condemned as an effort to discredit Palestinian rights organizations, the Israeli government has designated six as “terror organizations.”

Mohammed El-Kurd
Tuberculosis hospital staff face criminal charges over abuse of convicts in Saratov, Russia

A Video Leak Reveals the Use of Rape as Torture in Russian Prisons

Footage of sexual assaults against incarcerated individuals in Russia shows the glaring need to combat such violence around the world.

Finley Muratova
The Short, Quixotic History of North Korean Internationalism

The Short, Quixotic History of North Korean Internationalism

Benjamin R. Young’s Guns, Guerillas, and the Great Leader explores how the country turned to isolationism after a failed influence campaign in the mid 20th century.

Brian Ng

Culture

John Keats’s Politics of Pain and Renewal

John Keats’s Politics of Pain and Renewal

Anahid Nersessian offers a radical and unforgettable reading of the British writer’s odes—one that upends our sense of his poetic project.

David B. Hobbs
“Squid Game”’s Capitalist Parables

“Squid Game”’s Capitalist Parables

Netflix’s breakout series depicts a world of violent and macabre individualism and desperation.

E. Tammy Kim
A family watches the solar eclipse in Germany, 1999.

Richard Powers’s Radical Parenting Lessons

His new novel Bewilderment examines the challenges of raising a child in a slowly dying world.

Joshua Adams

Watch and Listen

Listen: I Spent a Pandemic Behind a Grocery Store Cash Register

Listen to this full episode of Going for Broke With Ray Suarez

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Listen: When Sleep Deprivation Compounds the Struggle of Being Unhoused

Listen to this full episode of Going for Broke with Ray Suarez.

October 18, 2021

Listen: A Veteran Journalist Finds Himself the Center of the Story 

Listen to this full episode of Going for Broke with Ray Suarez.

October 18, 2021
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