Ad Policy

Senate Republicans Are Trying to Give the 1 Percent a $1.9 Trillion Tax Break

Senators Bernie Sanders and Tammy Baldwin led the opposition with a pair of amendments that challenged a “horrible bill.”

John Nichols

Economic Policy

The GOP Tax Plan Fails the Children

By not expanding the Child Tax Credit, Republicans have missed a chance to help every struggling American family.

Bryce Covert
Jeremy Corbyn

Jeremy Corbyn Could Be the Next British Prime Minister. Now Comes the Hard Part.

The British left should temper its delight with strategic thinking. An enemy awaits: international capital.

Gary Younge
Working Conditions

Sexual Harassment Law Was Shaped by the Battles of Black Women

Their stories should guide us in propelling the #MeToo momentum forward.

Raina Lipsitz
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From the Magazine


How US Foreign Policy Helped Create the Immigration Crisis

Neoliberal strictures, support for oligarchs, and the War on Drugs have impoverished millions and destabilized Latin America.

Jeff Faux

The Virginia Governor’s Race Is a High-Stakes Test for Trump

GOP candidate Ed Gillespie has adopted the president’s Neanderthal messaging.

John Nichols

No Sanctuary in Fire-Stricken California’s Immigrant Communities

Toxic smoke, destroyed homes, and fears of deportation are hitting immigrant communities all at once across Northern California.

Michelle Chen

Special Report

America Is Waking Up to the Injustice of Cash Bail

Seventy percent of people in jail haven’t been convicted of a crime. They just can’t afford bail.
Bryce Covert

On any given morning, some 20 people in orange jumpsuits sit in a pen in a courtroom at the Orleans Parish Criminal District Court in New Orleans, Louisiana. Most rest their handcuffed wrists in their laps; a chain connects the cuffs to shackles around their waists and ankles. They’ve been… Continue Reading >


The Loneliness of Elizabeth Bishop

Using antique verse structures to expose and heal her personal wounds, the poet often hid in plain sight.

David Yaffe

Can the History of the Soviet Union Be Told through a Single Building?

Yuri Slezkine's new history captures the triumphs and tragedies of everyday life after the Russian Revolution.

Tony Wood

Harvey Weinstein’s Greatest Enabler Was Hollywood Itself

The entire film industry is built on pervasive and entrenched sexism. That’s what needs to change.

Lizzy Ratner

Watch and Listen

Watch: A Look Inside Our Abusive Immigrant Prisons

Each year, the US government locks up roughly 440,000 immigrants in over 200 immigrant prisons.

October 18, 2017

Watch: We’re DACA Recipients, but We’re Fighting for All Undocumented Immigrants

These young activists aren’t going to stop until the rights of all 11 million undocumented immigrants are protected.

September 27, 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


Is Donald Trump Saving the NFL?

The president’s attacks could be the best thing to happen to the league.

Robert Lipsyte

Turning Broadband Access Into a Social Movement

Solutions to the digital divide won’t come from Washington but from our own backyards.

Michelle Chen

How the Swindlers of Silicon Valley Avoid Paying Taxes

Now they’re pushing an ingenious new dodge that would allow them to pay even less.

William Greider


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Join Chicago Activists in Their Fight Against a $95 Million Police-Training Academy

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