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Fine Art

Picabia’s Monster

Even at his most iconoclastic, the French avant-gardist sought to paint life.

Barry Schwabsky
Foreign Policy

The Bibi-Donald Love-Fest Is a Threat to Palestinians—and the Entire Liberal West

Trump has opened the door to vast settlement expansion. But the two leaders are also natural allies in the populist right’s battle against liberalism.

Noam Sheizaf
Climate Change

Jane Mayer: Dark Money and Donald Trump

Plus: George Zornick on Trump’s first month and Blanche Wiesen Cook on Eleanor Roosevelt.

Start Making Sense and Jon Wiener
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Politics

Why We Must Oppose the Kremlin-Baiting Against Trump

The Russia-connected allegations have created an atmosphere of hysteria amounting to McCarthyism.

Stephen F. Cohen

In Trump’s White House, It’s the Billionaires vs. the Bombardiers

These two factions are fighting for supremacy.

Michael T. Klare

Can a Sanders Democrat Win the New Jersey Governor’s Race?

John Wisniewski is fighting Wall Street money and the party machine.

Bob Dreyfuss and Barbara Dreyfuss

Investigation

Are We Doing All We Can to Prevent Lead Poisoning?

Lead paint poisons many more children than any other source. Are housing demolitions putting their health in danger?
Eilís O’Neill

At Byron’s one-year medical checkup this past summer at a clinic in Warren, a Detroit suburb, the pediatrician gave the infant a foot prick to test his blood for lead. The levels came back high—quite high.1 “What does ‘high’ mean?” Byron’s mom, Beverly, remembers asking.2 The pediatrician answered, “We like… Continue Reading >

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Culture

Edward Jay Epstein’s Alternative Facts

A new book suggests Snowden may have been a spy, but what it reveals is its author’s own duplicity.

Sue Halpern

Austra’s Ear for the Moment

The band’s new album calls for the future by harkening to the past.

Erin Vanderhoof

When Time Stopped Forever

Han Kang’s new novel mines the violent past and uncertain future of South Korean politics.

E. Tammy Kim

Socialism

Why Millennials Aren’t Afraid of Socialism

It’s an old idea, but the people who will make it happen are young—and tired of the unequal world they’ve inherited.

Julia Mead

Only Socialism Can Defeat Trumpism

Millions of ordinary people are ready for an alternative, one pointed to by the success of Bernie Sanders.

Nicole Aschoff and Bhaskar Sunkara

Socialism’s Return

After more than a half-century in the wilderness, the socialist left reemerges in America.

Patrick Iber
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Watch and Listen

View: In a World of Closed Borders, Deciding Who Deserves Asylum

At Kakuma refugee camp in Kenya, workers face few humane options.

February 9, 2017

View: Photos of Resistance: Inside the DC Women’s March

Over 500,000 people flooded the streets of the nation’s capital to protest everything President Trump stands for.

January 22, 2017

View: These Photos Show the People Who Turn a Cotton Plant Into Your Jeans

Following the path of cotton from Burkina Faso to Bangladesh to your local mall.

December 12, 2016

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