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Caravan Migrants Carry Hopes Northward as Their Journey Resumes

Fleeing poverty and violence, three young men from Honduras join thousands who dream of better lives in the United States.

Madeleine Wattenbarger

Nuclear Arms and Proliferation

The Peace Movement Won the INF Treaty. We Must Fight to Preserve It.

In the 1980s, millions of antinuclear activists took to the streets, forcing Western governments to respond to our demands. We can do the same now.

David Cortright
Books and Ideas

Jenny Hval’s Queer Eden

In her debut novel, Paradise Rot, the Norwegian musician plays with themes that run throughout her rewarding discography.

Ann-Derrick Gaillot
US Wars and Military Action

Sending the US Army to the Border Creates ‘a War Atmosphere’

Troops will deliver anti-riot equipment to Customs and Border Protection officers, further blurring the line between military and civilian law enforcement.

Ryan Harvey
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From the Magazine

Politics

Yes, There Was a Big Blue Wave Last Week

And pundits calling it wrong on election night unwittingly helped Donald Trump spread his lies about “stolen” elections.

Joan Walsh

Donald Trump Is Attacking the Florida Recounts Because He Hates Democracy

The president is lying about “election theft” in Florida as part of a calculated strategy to shut down an essential part of the election process.

John Nichols

The Interior Department Is Sidelining Environmental Justice

In early September, the DOI quietly rescinded two memos that provided guidance on protecting vulnerable communities and Native American sacred sites.

Adam Federman

the amazon effect

What Amazon Taught the Cops

Predictive policing is just another form of supply-chain efficiency.

Ingrid Burrington

Amazon Doesn’t Just Want to Dominate the Market—It Wants to Become the Market

The company is a radically new kind of monopoly with ambitions that dwarf those of earlier empires.

Stacy Mitchell

Postal-Service Workers Are Shouldering the Burden for Amazon

The tech giant’s rise has pushed mail clerks and carriers to the breaking point.

Jake Bittle

world

Switzerland’s Experiment With Addiction Treatment

Prescribed heroin cuts crime and saves lives.

Cédric Gouverneur

4 Years After the Forced Disappearance of 43 Students, a Father Is Still Looking

The disappearance of the 43 students from Ayotzinapa is not over for Jorge Antonio Tizapa Legideño.

John Washington

Education Is in the Crosshairs in Bolsonaro’s Brazil

The president-elect seeks to ban from the classroom political opinions, debates, and any issues that could be construed as leftist.

Michael Fox

Culture

The Anarchic Fun of Vince Staples

On the rapper’s new album, FM!, he relishes any opportunity to inject gravity and grim contradiction into pure party jams.   

Stephen Kearse

In ‘The Haunting of Hill House,’ Hell Is Other People

The Netflix series is the latest contribution to a recent horror renaissance.

Erin Schwartz

The Plague of Pointless Work

In his new book, David Graeber examines the decoupling of work from meaningful activity.

Michael Robbins

Watch and Listen

Listen: A Blue Wave for Progressives and Women—With Some Heartbreakers

John Nichols and Joan Walsh on the Midterms, plus Andy Robinson on Brazil.

November 8, 2018

Watch: These Tenants Are Leading the Largest Rent Strike in LA History

Residents of three buildings in Central Los Angeles are refusing to pay rent until their landlord agrees to fair rent increases.

August 20, 2018

Watch: More Dangerous Than a Thousand Rioters: The Revolutionary Life of Lucy Parsons

What we can learn from one of the great organizers in American history.

November 15, 2016

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