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Keeping Kavanaugh off the Supreme Court

Senate confirmation of Trump’s pick is not a done deal, and a quick look at the judge’s influences tells you why it shouldn’t be.

Bruce Shapiro

Criminal Justice

Russiagate Is Far Wider Than Trump and His Inner Circle

It isn’t just the story of a few corrupt officials, or even a corrupt president. It’s the story of a corrupt Republican Party.

David Klion
Books & the Arts

Can Charles Mills Save Liberal Philosophy From Itself?

In his new book, the philosopher argues that political theory has obscured the history of racism in liberal societies.

Christopher Lebron
Journalists and Journalism

Seymour Hersh Against the World

Our most valuable living investigative reporter disdained those who cozied up to power.

Eric Alterman
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From the Magazine

Politics

What Happens When Political Candidates Say #MeToo

A number of women on the campaign trail are sharing personal stories of harassment and assault.

Katie Way

I Was Robert Mueller’s Undergraduate Thesis Adviser—and What He Wrote Gives Some Hints About What He’ll Do as Special Counsel

What makes Mueller’s thesis relevant for today is that the core of his inquiry is how a judge should interpret a legal document.

Richard Falk

When Will These Republicans Act to Safeguard Our Elections?

Trump’s comments alongside Putin were rightly condemned, but words don’t count for much. We need action.

John Nichols

Culture

Sex, Race, and the Law: Considering America ‘In the Dark’

Madeleine Baran’s stunning investigative podcast grapples with our so-called “justice” system.

Steven W. Thrasher

The New Worlds of Aimé Césaire

The radical vision of the Martinique poet and politician.

David B. Hobbs

Can Charles Mills Save Liberal Philosophy From Itself?

In his new book, the philosopher argues that political theory has obscured the history of racism in liberal societies.

Christopher Lebron

Immigration Crisis

‘What Happened to My Daughter? Who Had Her?’

A father’s struggle to be reunited with his daughter, separated by Trump’s zero-tolerance policy.

John Washington

What Can $20 Million Buy? Activists Attempt to Post Bond for 2,500 Parents in Immigration Detention

Detained mothers often have to pay the government $10,000 before being allowed to reunite with their children.

Julianne Hing

For Some Migrant Families, a Second Separation Awaits

Facing a legal labyrinth, deported parents may be forced to leave their children behind so that they can seek asylum.

Renée Feltz

world

Horror in Southern Syria, as 300,000 Flee a Government Assault

The Assad regime has indeed won—it has won the war against its own people.

Loubna Mrie

Special Operations Forces Continue to Expand Across the World—Without Congressional Oversight

Even Congress doesn’t know the extent of American military reach.

Nick Turse

Can a New Left Movement Shift Israeli Politics?

Standing Together is uniting Jewish and Palestinian citizens of Israel in a shared struggle for economic and political justice. 

Hannah Pollin-Galay

Watch and Listen

Listen: Is Trump... OK?

Amy Wilentz on the president’s mental health, Jane Mayer on Mike Pence, and E.J. Dionne on America after Trump.

July 12, 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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Common Ground: For Secure Elections and True National Security

An open letter by Gloria Steinem, Noam Chomsky, John Dean, Governor Bill Richardson, Walter Mosley, Michael Moore, Valerie Plame, and others.

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