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Wilbur Ross Is a Disgrace to Himself and His Country

The secretary of commerce is promoting an utter fantasy about authoritarian Saudi Arabia.

John Nichols


Our Embarrassment in Chief’s International Trip Is No Laughing Matter

Let’s not grade a guy holding the nuclear codes on a curve.

Joshua Holland
Police and Law Enforcement

The Case Against ‘Blue Lives Matter’ Bills

Hate-crimes laws make sense for groups that have been historically discriminated against. Police officers don’t qualify.

Collier Meyerson

California Takes Center Stage in the Resistance to Trump

The state Democratic Party has been moving rapidly to the left—and because it has a supermajority, that portends big social reforms.

Sasha Abramsky
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From the Magazine

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Why Won’t More American Corporations Support Single-Payer Health Care?

Warren Buffett is rare among CEOs in publicly recognizing the economic benefits of Medicare for All.

Helaine Olen

North Carolina Is Once Again Found Guilty of Discriminating Against Black Voters

The Supreme Court strikes down two of the state’s congressional districts as unconstitutional racial gerrymanders.

Ari Berman

What Explains Trump’s Sharp About-Face on Saudi Arabia?

It has more than a little to do with the power of the Saudi lobby—as well as the administration’s deep hostility toward Iran.

James Carden

Economic Justice

What if People Owned the Banks, Instead of Wall Street?

From Seattle to Santa Fe, cities are at the center of a movement to create publicly owned banks.

Jimmy Tobias

The Rev. William Barber Is Bringing MLK’s Poor People’s Campaign Back to Life

Barber is stepping down from his post at the North Carolina NAACP to lead what he calls a “national moral revival.”

Dani McClain

It’s Time for the Government to Give Everyone a Job

A new plan from CAP is a promising first step. 

David Dayen
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White House in Crisis

Donald Trump Committed Another Impeachable Offense This Week

And it had nothing to do with the Russia investigation. 

John Nichols

Trump Is a Cornered Megalomaniac—and That’s a Grave Danger to the Country

He will likely resort to all the tricks of the demagogue as he fights for his survival.

Sasha Abramsky

How Should We Investigate Trump’s Firing of Comey?

We need a special prosecutor—but an independent commission or select congressional committee would also help.

David Cole


‘Everybody’ Has Something to Say About Logic

Logic is an adept lyricist known for speedy, tongue-twisting flows, and yet much of the public narrative about the rapper fixates on the way he looks.

Marcus J. Moore

Doesn’t Every Political Resistance Need a Soundtrack?

In their efforts to protest Trump’s ascension as soon as possible, more than one artist has recast an existing song with lyrics applicable to the current crisis.

David Hajdu

Factory or Forest, Modernity and Climate Change

In India, the pathology of denial about global warming reveals the real crisis at our door—one of imagination.

Abhrajyoti Chakraborty
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Watch and Listen

Listen: Will Trump Even Make It Through One Term?

Harold Meyerson on the politics of impeachment, D.D. Guttenplan on Democratic hopes in Montana, and Amy Wilentz on Ivanka’s new book.  

May 18, 2017

View: These Haunting Photos Show the Deadly Absurdity of the US-Mexico Border Wall

A collaboration between photographer Richard Misrach and experimental composer Guillermo Galindo captures the austere brutality of the borderlands.

May 11, 2016

Watch: Clean In: How Hotel Workers Fought For a Union—And Won

A feminism for the 99 percent has been forged by working-class immigrant women who confronted Harvard’s first female president and Sheryl Sandberg.

March 8, 2017


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