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How Scapegoating Immigrants Hurts All Workers

ICE raided a New Bedford factory in 2007, but the jobs that opened up for other workers didn’t last long.

George Goehl


The Politics of the 2018 World Cup

Author and academic Jules Boykoff stops by to talk 2018 World Cup.

Dave Zirin
Higher Education

Americans Are Drowning in Student-Loan Debt. The US Should Forgive All of It.

No young person should be condemned to debt for pursuing the higher education or technical training that virtually everyone agrees is vital to this nation’s future.

Katrina vanden Heuvel
US Wars and Military Action

Congress Must Act to Stop US Involvement in the Yemen War

By partnering with conservatives to rein in presidential overreach, progressive advocates for peace are laying the groundwork for a sea change in US foreign policy.

Rep. Ro Khanna
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From the Magazine

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


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


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


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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