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Young Women of Color Are Running to Win

And they want to unseat these white male incumbents.

Sean McElwee

Immigration

We All Need to Fight to End the Separation of Immigrant Families

In just five weeks, federal immigration authorities separated more than 2,300 children from their parents.

NationAction
Immigration Policy

Kirstjen Nielsen, Enough With the Lies!

The Homeland Security secretary’s cavalcade of lies has helped fuel interest in a national day of resistance to Trump’s family-separation policy.

Joan Walsh
Asia

The United States Is Pushing Toward War With China

The decision to change the name of US forces in the Pacific is more than symbolic—it’s a threat.

Michael T. Klare
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Immigration Policy

What It’s Like Inside a Border Patrol Facility Where Families Are Being Separated

The Trump administration’s zero-tolerance policy has overwhelmed Ursula, where children sleep in cages, the lights never go off, and detainees are brought in 24 hours a day.

Zoë Carpenter

It’s Time to Abolish ICE

A mass-deportation strike force is incompatible with democracy and human rights.

Sean McElwee

Rep. Pramila Jayapal—‘They Could Hear Their Children Screaming for Them in the Next Room’

The congresswoman met with dozens of immigrant mothers who have had their children forcibly removed. 

Joan Walsh

Politics

The Democrats’ Myopic Reaction to the Trump–Kim Summit

We shouldn’t jeopardize US and South Korean security interests for the sake of partisan advantage.

James Carden

Now It’s Up to Voters to Stop Gerrymandering

The Supreme Court declined to act to stop partisan gerrymandering, so we must act instead.

John Nichols

Hawaii Just Made a Brilliant End Run Around Scott Pruitt’s EPA

By banning the toxic pesticide chlorpyrifos, the state is doing what the EPA refuses to do—protect its residents’ health.

Anna Lappé

world

Who Is Protecting LGBTQ Fans at the 2018 World Cup?

It doesn’t look like FIFA or the Russian state will act to halt anti-gay violence.

Dave Zirin and Andrew Tan-Delli Cicchi

Matteo Salvini’s March on Rome

The head of the fearmongering, anti-immigrant Lega party has enormous power in Italy’s new government.

Frederika Randall

Will an Independent Press Survive in Russia?

With journalists under attack in many forms, a new generation of truth-tellers is bringing fresh ideas to a troubled profession.

Nadezhda Azhgikhina

Culture

The Many Philip Roths

The novelist’s wide-ranging work spanned from irreverent short stories to self-lacerating picaresque to experimental fiction, but at its center there was still a moral core.

David Marcus

The Long Road to ‘Citizens United’

Adam Winkler's new history argues that the problem with Citizens United is its inability to see the distorting effects of concentrated wealth.

David Cole

Under the Influence: Michael Pollan and Leslie Jamison, Sober and Intoxicated

Taking drugs and recovering are not always as incompatible as they seem.

Rebecca Tuhus-Dubrow

Watch and Listen

Listen: In Trump’s ‘Madness,’ A Chance for Peace in Korea: Bruce Cumings

Plus Ahilan Arulanantham on Trump’s family separation policy, and Harold Meyerson on the Democrats’ chances in November.

June 14, 2018

View: PHOTOS: These Students Are Sick and Tired of Gun Violence

“That could be me, my friends, my family.”

April 26, 2018

View: ‘A Border Control Official Sexually Abused Me’

Aura Hernández fled to the US seeking safety. Instead, she encountered threats, harassment, and assault.

April 2, 2018

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We All Need to Fight to End the Separation of Immigrant Families

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