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The Republican Party Is Catastrophically Broken

The humiliating failure to repeal Obamacare reveals the GOP is not a national governing party–and Trump is a failure as president.

Joan Walsh

Supreme Court

Neil Gorsuch’s Own Testimony Clearly Disqualifies Him

The nominee failed to outline even minimal concerns about the GOP’s judicial coup.

John Nichols
Democrats

The Key to Taking Back Our Country: Fortify the Front Lines of the Resistance

17 states and 13 congressional districts on the front lines will determine the political future of this country.

Steve Phillips
World

Nikki Haley Thinks the UN Can Be ‘Fixed’—and the US Will Do the Fixing

But Donald Trump may not see it that way.

Barbara Crossette
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Politics

Trump’s SEC Nominee Has a Major Conflict-of-Interest Problem

Jay Clayton is tied to big banks and corporations—and that could hold up fraud enforcement.

David Dayen

Neil Gorsuch Is Not Another Scalia. He’s the Next John Roberts.

Gorsuch puts a handsome face on an ugly ideology.

Ari Berman

Democrats Should Focus More on Jobs, Less on Russia

The moral horrors of Trump’s policies must be confronted head-on.

Robert L. Borosage

Focus on Feminism

Can You Be a Zionist Feminist? Linda Sarsour Says No

The prominent Palestinian-American feminist responds to claims that anti-Zionism has no place in the feminist movement.

Collier Meyerson

Actually, Not Everything Is a Feminist Issue

And that’s okay.

Katha Pollitt

Housekeepers Versus Harvard: Feminism for the Age of Trump

A feminism for the 99 percent has been forged by working-class immigrant women who confronted Harvard’s first female president and Sheryl Sandberg.

Sarah Leonard and Rebecca Rojer
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Culture

Elif Batuman’s Bold and Defiantly Imperfect novel

Elif Batuman’s debut novel reminds us that part of the novel’s genius that it made room for the extraneous and the unplanned

Evan Kindley

Chuck Berry’s Poetry Endures

Berry was a highly original and influential guitarist and as great a songwriter as rock ’n’ roll has ever produced.

David Hajdu

The Ambiguous Legacy of Obama's Foreign Policy

He may have talked about precision and constraint when it came to the national-security state, but he ultimately failed to leave us with a new strategic vision.

Karen J. Greenberg

Watch and Listen

Listen: ESPN’s Jemele Hill on Hosting SportsCenter and Dealing With the Haters

This week’s Edge of Sports podcast, with March Madness, women's hockey, and Kaepernick Watch.

March 21, 2017

Watch:  The Truth About the GOP Health-Care Plan

Republicans have criticized it from the left, and they’re gutting it from the right.

March 8, 2017

Watch: Clean In: How Hotel Workers Fought For a Union—And Won

A feminism for the 99 percent has been forged by working-class immigrant women who confronted Harvard’s first female president and Sheryl Sandberg.

March 8, 2017
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