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For the NFL, It Was ‘Choose Your Side Sunday’

Donald Trump thought targeting NFL players with his racialized venom would be smart politics. He was wrong.

Dave Zirin

Police and Law Enforcement

4 Disabled People Dead in Another Week of Police Brutality

Police don’t need better training; they need to stop treating noncompliance as justification for violence.

David M. Perry
Class

The False Promise of Macron’s Labor Reforms

The French president’s proposed labor code would have grave consequences for workers.

Cole Stangler
Gender and Sexuality

A New Study Debunks the NRA’s Claim That Guns Protect Women

Women are 100 times more likely to be killed by a man with a gun than to use a firearm in self defense. 

George Zornick
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Politics

Debating ‘What Happened’

Our 2016 election correspondents take on Hillary Clinton’s controversial new memoir.

Joan Walsh and D.D. Guttenplan

How Trump Has Normalized the Unspeakable

He has legitimized bigotry and given the imprimatur of a major political party to criminal violence.

Sasha Abramsky

How to Lose Elections and Influence People

Labour may have lost the election, but it laid the foundation for a more progressive UK.

Gary Younge

Feature

Can Black Lives Matter Win in the Age of Trump?

You could be forgiven for thinking the movement has gone quiet. But you’d be wrong.
Dani McClain

On June 1, the right-wing blogger and avowed white supremacist Jason Kessler and other alt-right activists met for dinner on the patio of Miller’s Downtown, a popular burger joint in Charlottesville, Virginia. The dinner was two weeks after white nationalists had gathered in the city’s Lee Park, wielding torches as… Continue Reading >

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Climate disasters

Communities Hit by Hurricane Irma Still Need Your Help

Long after the national media move on, communities in the Caribbean and Florida will be doing the hard work of rebuilding.

Glyn Peterson

Climate Denialism Is Literally Killing Us

The victims of Hurricane Harvey have a murderer—and it’s not the storm.​

Mark Hertsgaard

Natural Disasters Call for Good Governance, Not Charity

Trump promised to donate $1 million to Harvey relief efforts—while dismantling the government we all rely on.

Laila Lalami

Culture

Speaking of the ‘Female Gaze’

In today’s confused, commercial, and not-quite-intellectual environment, the phrase “female gaze” functions in varied ways, according to its users’ needs.

Alina Cohen

Frederick Wiseman’s World of Institutions

In his 42nd film, the documentarian examines the New York Public Library from both his Olympian and activist perspectives.

Stuart Klawans

The Real Crisis of European Multiculturalism

As a set of policies and as an ideal for a more pluralist society, it has failed not because of recent waves of immigration but because of how Europeans view their own culture and national traditions.

Joan W. Scott
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Watch and Listen

Listen: How Sports Can Unlearn Toxic Masculinity

Cleaning up youth sports culture in America and standing alongside teammates of color.

September 19, 2017

View: The Borderlands’ Human Stain

Photographs that capture the traces of violence that have plagued the US-Mexico border for generations.

July 27, 2017

Watch: VIDEO: People in Denmark Are a Lot Happier Than People in the United States. Here’s Why.

When governments provide benefits and services that allow its citizens to thrive, everyone wins.

July 17, 2017

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