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Why the Public Is Negative on the Economy Why the Public Is Negative on the Economy

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Israel-Gaza War

Palestinians inspect a damaged wedding Photography studio following Israeli strikes in Gaza City on February 13, 2023.

I Was Blissfully Planning My Engagement Party. Then the Bombs Started Falling. I Was Blissfully Planning My Engagement Party. Then the Bombs Started Falling.

I had dreamed of a wedding and cute, chubby babies. But I live in Gaza. So now I just dream of surviving.

Afaf Al Najjar

Palestinian families are seen among tents as they struggle with strong winds, downpours and floods while Israeli attacks continue in Rafah of Gaza on February 15, 2024.

In Rafah, We Are Waiting for the Worst In Rafah, We Are Waiting for the Worst

We had no reason to believe that Israel would care about our lives. We knew with certainty that the invasion would come.

Kamal Sobeh

The Movement for Palestine Takes Over MoMA

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Hundreds of protesters occupied the storied museum in a reminder that the art world cannot evade its political and moral responsibilities.

Ella Fanger and Emmet Fraizer

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America’s Two-Party System Failure America’s Two-Party System Failure

While Republicans seek power on behalf of their disgraced former leader, Democrats have all but gone into hiding.

Chris Lehmann

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Are Democrats Over That Ezra Klein Piece Yet? Are Democrats Over That Ezra Klein Piece Yet?

A major pundit, unmoored from political reality, suggests Democrats need a brokered convention to replace Biden. Liberals freak out. Stop it!

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Why Do Men in Government Keep Telling Women to Have Kids? Why Do Men in Government Keep Telling Women to Have Kids?

Heads of state around the world want to prevent population decline. But they’re leaving all the responsibility to mothers.

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The Era of Nicki Minaj

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How the queen of rap revolutionized American music.

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Sara Ahmed and the Joys of Killjoy Feminism

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To be a feminist killjoy means celebrating a different kind of joy, the joy that comes from doing critical damage to what damages so much of the world.

Books & the Arts / Judith Butler

The Magic of Reading Bernard Malamud

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The Divided Landscape of Indian American Politics

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The Desi diaspora is both rising up and fracturing on issues of religion, race, and caste, with far-reaching implications for US politics.

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LA’s Corporate Class Wants to Reverse Progressive Gains

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The LA left’s newfound electoral muscle has transformed the city into one of the most renter-friendly in the country. Business and real estate interests are fighting back.

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What Does It Mean to Be Palestinian Now?

What Does It Mean to Be Palestinian Now? What Does It Mean to Be Palestinian Now?

After October 7, this question has become a matter of grave importance, amid crackdowns on free speech and protest. Five writers reflect on the state of Palestinian life today.

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