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Trump’s Justice Department Is No Longer Opposing Texas’s Discriminatory Voter-ID Law

Jeff Sessions reverses the Obama administration’s position in a crucial voting-rights case.

Ari Berman

Activism

If Tom Perez Wants to Rebuild the Democratic Party, He Needs to Go All In

Progressives are outraged at the Trump administration’s attacks on civil liberties and economic rights—and the new DNC chair needs to funnel that energy.

Paul Booth
History

In a Desecrated Cemetery, History Finally Caught Up With Our Family

Jewish graveyards were often violated in the Eastern European villages our grandparents left. Now it’s happened in our suburban hometown.

Eric Sandweiss and Martha A. Sandweiss
History

Trump’s Ascent Was Possible Only in an America Already Run by Billionaires

We were living in a 1 percent society long before we elected a billionaire for president.

Tom Engelhardt
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Politics

Another Republican Lawmaker Just Faced Hundreds of Angry Constituents

Senator Bill Cassidy endured jeers, boos, and tough questions during town halls in Louisiana this week.

Zoë Carpenter

Memo Restoring Use of Private Prisons Is Good News for One Company

There is an obvious trail from Jeff Sessions to a major contractor.

David Dayen

Trump’s Ascent Was Possible Only in an America Already Run by Billionaires

We were living in a 1 percent society long before we elected a billionaire for president.

Tom Engelhardt

The DNC

Tom Perez Will Be a Strong Fighter for Civil Rights

The new DNC chair opposed voter-ID laws, investigated police misconduct, and protected workers’ rights.

Ari Berman

If Tom Perez Wants to Rebuild the Democratic Party, He Needs to Go All In

Progressives are outraged at the Trump administration’s attacks on civil liberties and economic rights—and the new DNC chair needs to funnel that energy.

Paul Booth

The Next DNC Chair Must Abandon Color-Blind Politics

The DNC needs leadership that has the lived experience and cultural competence to build power in a highly racially charged environment.

Steve Phillips
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Culture

Edward Jay Epstein’s Alternative Facts

A new book suggests Snowden may have been a spy, but what it reveals is its author’s own duplicity.

Sue Halpern

Austra’s Ear for the Moment

The band’s new album calls for the future by harkening to the past.

Erin Vanderhoof

When Time Stopped Forever

Han Kang’s new novel mines the violent past and uncertain future of South Korean politics.

E. Tammy Kim

Watch and Listen

View: In a World of Closed Borders, Deciding Who Deserves Asylum

At Kakuma refugee camp in Kenya, workers face few humane options.

February 9, 2017

View: Photos of Resistance: Inside the DC Women’s March

Over 500,000 people flooded the streets of the nation’s capital to protest everything President Trump stands for.

January 22, 2017

View: These Photos Show the People Who Turn a Cotton Plant Into Your Jeans

Following the path of cotton from Burkina Faso to Bangladesh to your local mall.

December 12, 2016
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Demand That Congress and State Lawmakers Reject So-Called ‘Right-to-Work’ Laws

With Republicans in control of Congress, the White House, and 32 statehouses across the country, organizers are hard at work beating back so-called “right-to-work” laws.

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