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Chicago Says It Loud and Clear: Legalize It!

Cook County voters overwhelmingly backed a marijuana referendum, and the new Democratic nominee for governor is all-in for reform.

John Nichols


5 Years Later, ‘Lean In’ Seems Like a Relic from Another Time

Sheryl Sandberg preached fitting into the power structure. Instead, women are challenging it.

Helaine Olen

Antifa Has Richard Spencer on the Run. Does That Vindicate Its Tactics?

There’s good reason to believe that antifa’s success has come despite violent tactics, not because of them.

Joshua Holland
Higher Education

How Charles Koch Is Helping Neo-Confederates Teach College Students

The Koch Foundation is often praised for its higher-ed funding, but the money is going to some radical professors.

Alex Kotch
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From the Magazine


Is Steve Bannon Trump’s Link to Putin and the European Far Right?

The ultra-right populism of the president’s former top adviser is in sync with Euro-Russian reaction.

Bob Dreyfuss

Jared Kushner’s Time at the White House May Be Coming to an End

He’s accomplished a lot in his tenure—for his own business, at least.

Nomi Prins

Why Democrats Should Embrace a Federal Jobs Guarantee

One notable 2020 contender is already doing it. 

Sean McElwee, Colin McAuliffe and Jon Green


Selma and the Unfulfilled Promise of Civil Rights

The city’s 20th-century history not only marked a high point in the civil-rights movement; it also captures why America needs more than sporadic intervention if it is to uproot the institutions of racism in this country.
Elias Rodriques
What history of the civil-rights movement should we tell today? How do the political gains of an era marked by hope and possibility look from our contemporary vantage point? Our conditions, after all, seem to call for pessimism. Like Ronald Reagan before him, Donald Trump has pandered to law enforcement.… Continue Reading >


Unanswered Questions Linger Over the Salisbury Poisoning

An anti-Russia smokescreen may prevent the truth of the poisoning of former double agent Sergei Skripal from ever being known.

Mary Dejevsky

The Untold Story of My Lai: How and Why the Official Investigation Covered Up General Westmoreland’s Responsibility

The Pentagon’s policy, by clear inference if not explicit directive, was to treat civilians living in Communist-controlled areas as enemy combatants.

Gareth Porter

‘The Social Ladder Is Broken’: Hope and Despair in the French Banlieues

Emmanuel Macron promised to reduce urban inequality, but his policies are out of touch with the impoverished reality on Paris’s periphery.

Karina Piser


The Women of Wages for Housework

A new book edited by Silvia Federici and Arlen Austin helps  capture the excitement and ideas of a movement that had modest origins but spread around the world within several years.

Sarah Jaffe

A New Picture of Karl Marx

Any movie about Marx raises questions about its means of production. But maybe it’s time for a good, relatively mainstream film about anticapitalists.

Annie Julia Wyman

Today’s Life and War

From above, there are no souls, only bodies, but they are seen as hollow forms, moving the way atoms do in the universe — ​unseen.

Dunya Mikhail

Watch and Listen

Listen: Robert Reich: Donald Trump vs. the Common Good

Plus, the man who stopped the My Lai massacre, and Katha Pollitt on Russiagate skeptics.

March 15, 2018

View: PHOTOS: Since Standing Rock, 56 Bills Have Been Introduced in 30 States to Restrict Protests

In the year since the last activists were evicted, the crackdown on journalists and activists has only intensified.

February 16, 2018

Watch: Once Upon a Time There Was a Girl Whose Mother Was About to Be Deported

Watch Dulce tell her story. Video by Cinthya Santos Briones.

February 14, 2018


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