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We Didn't Vanquish Polio. What Does That Mean for Covid-19?

The world is still reeling from the pandemic, but another scourge we thought we’d eliminated has reemerged.

Patrick Cockburn

Politics

Trump's Embrace of QAnon Realizes the Dream of the Religious Right

For evangelicals and conservative Christians, the former president’s cult-like rallies have placed their ritualized militancy at the center of American politics.

Chris Lehmann
Religion

Republicans Are Ready to Declare the United States a Christian Nation

Sixty-one percent of the party’s base now favors ending the separation of church and state, as do a growing number of prominent Republicans.

John Nichols
Radioactive Waste and Contamination

Cori Bush on Her Green New Deals for Cities

The Missouri congresswoman talks to The Nation about her climate bill and why St. Louis is overdue for investment.

Devin Thomas O’Shea

Celebrating Latinx Heritage Month

The Latinx Future Will Not Look Like the Latinx Past

The Latinx Future Will Not Look Like the Latinx Past

My generation is more outspoken—about inequality, assimilation, racism, and more—than those that came before.

Luis Manuel Diaz and Magnum Foundation

The Problem With Latinidad

A growing community of young, black, and indigenous people are questioning the very identity underpinning Hispanic Heritage Month.

Miguel Salazar

Are Latino Voters Actually Fleeing the Democratic Party?

In Texas, unapologetically progressive Latinx candidates saw victories across the state, contradicting the claims of an exodus from the Democratic Party.

Steve Phillips

Culture

A Poet Confronts the Violent History of El Salvador

A Poet Confronts the Violent History of El Salvador

Christopher Soto’s Diaries of a Terrorist grapples with the the security ideology that shapes the Americas through poems that explore activism and resistance. 

Danielle Mackey
Imani Perry’s Capacious History of the South

Imani Perry’s Capacious History of the South

While the South is often dismissed as a region catching up to the rest of the country, Perry’s new book demonstrates why it has always been the key to defining the promise and limits of American democracy.

Robert Greene II
The Messy Politics of the NBA

The Messy Politics of the NBA

Professional basketball finds itself at a crossroads—between its image as a do-gooder and a history of self-serving contradictions.

Jeremy Gordon

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Politics

Trump's Embrace of QAnon Realizes the Dream of the Religious Right

Trump's Embrace of QAnon Realizes the Dream of the Religious Right

For evangelicals and conservative Christians, the former president’s cult-like rallies have placed their ritualized militancy at the center of American politics.

Chris Lehmann
Representative Cori Bush

Cori Bush on Her Green New Deals for Cities

The Missouri congresswoman talks to The Nation about her climate bill and why St. Louis is overdue for investment.

Devin Thomas O’Shea
Tish James Got the Goods on the Trump Family Grift—Now What?

Tish James Got the Goods on the Trump Family Grift—Now What?

While it’s nice to learn more about the crimes Trump & Co. committed, what many of us really want is to know when he’ll be held accountable.

Elie Mystal

World

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The Russian Military’s Ineptitude Almost Rivals Our Own

Putin’s plunge into Ukraine confirms that he learned nothing from the folly of post-9/11 US military policy.

Andrew J. Bacevich
Chile’s Constitutional Makeover, Take 2

Chile’s Constitutional Makeover, Take 2

The Boric government can recover from the lopsided rejection of Chile’s new Constitution by harnessing the energy behind the country’s reform movement.

John Dinges
The Far Right Has Already Had an Impact on Sweden’s Elections

The Far Right Has Already Had an Impact on Sweden’s Elections

With voting on September 11, the country’s center parties still have the power to freeze out the far-right Sweden Democrats. But will they use it?

Linda Mannheim

Watch and Listen

Listen: Chris Lehmann on Ron DeSantis Using Migrants as Pawns

On this week’s episode of The Time of Monsters, a discussion of how the GOP’s immigration gambit might boomerang. 

September 21, 2022

Listen: Playing Through Fire: Athletes in an Age of Reaction

On this week’s episode of the Edge of Sports podcast, a talk about the role of the athlete during times of political upheaval.

September 9, 2022

Listen: Amy Littlefield on How Abortion Rights Triumphed in Kansas, Plus Barbara Ehrenreich Remembered

On this week’s episode of the Start Making Sense podcast, on-the-ground reporting from Kansas and an interview with the late Barbara Ehrenreich.

September 8, 2022
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