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David Graeber and David Wengrow’s Anarchist History of Humanity

In The Dawn of Everything, Graeber and Wengrow offer a sweeping and ambitious exploration of life without the state.

Daniel Immerwahr

Foreign Policy

Daniel Foote’s Resignation Resounds Like Thunder

The departing special envoy to Haiti undiplomatically tells the truth about US policy.

Amy Wilentz

These Cities and States Are Fighting the Tide and Expanding Abortion Access

For decades, the anti-choice movement has focused on state- and local-level victories. Now, the abortion-rights movement is too.

Amy Littlefield

Republican Representative Lauren Boebert Goes Full Blunderbuss

The insurrection cheerleader’s HR 273 would spell the end of constituent services as we know it.

Tom Gogola
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Pharma Protesters

Has Big Pharma Bought Enough Democrats to Derail Biden’s Plan?

If Democrats allow the party’s Manchinema wing to derail prescription drug pricing reforms, they could lose their ability to govern.

John Nichols
Biden Wasn’t Elected to Scold Racist Border Agents—He Was Elected to Stop Them

Biden Wasn’t Elected to Scold Racist Border Agents—He Was Elected to Stop Them

The White House bears full responsibility for the Border Patrol agents caught whipping Haitian migrants at the US-Mexico border.

Elie Mystal
National Mall COVID Memorial

Herd Immunity: Covid Deaths Devouring the South Are No Accident

For Scott Atlas, as for Republican governors like Ron DeSantis, Greg Abbott, Tate Reeves, and Kay Ivey, the human cost of our shredded public health system is a feature, not a bug.

Gregg Gonsalves

Occupy at 10

What Occupy Wall Street Organizers Would Do Differently

What Occupy Wall Street Organizers Would Do Differently

Do they still stand by the leaderless revolution?

Various Contributors

Sexism and Racism on the Left: What Has and Hasn’t Changed Since Occupy Wall Street

Dozens of Zuccotti Park activists pushed the movement to confront race and gender oppression—and have continued that work in the decade since.

Sarah M. Seltzer

Did Occupy Wall Street Make a Difference?

Flash in the pan or the prelude to political organizing as we know it today?

Ruth Milkman, Stephanie Luce and Penny Lewis


Bangladesh garment factory

Sweatshops Won’t Help the World’s Poor, but Unions Could

Influential liberals said low-paid manufacturing jobs would help the Global South. They were wrong then—and they’re especially wrong now.

James North
When Biden Met Bennett—and Gave His Blessing to Impunity

When Biden Met Bennett—and Gave His Blessing to Impunity

No country has been in a better position to impose pressure on Israel than the United States, but most presidents never tried—including the current one.

Henry Siegman
Cheerleading Squad Berlin

Berlin Votes on Whether to Expropriate Corporate Landlords

Instead of just complaining about the city’s rampant gentrification, the Deutsche Wohnen & Co Enteignen campaign offers Berliners a chance to do something to increase the supply of affordable housing overnight.

Andrew Pasquier


Dana Spiotta’s Political Fiction

Dana Spiotta’s Political Fiction

In her new novel, Wayward, Spiotta offers an intricate portrait of how one woman experienced the uncertain days and months after Trump’s election.

Katie Fitzpatrick
A Feast of Strawberries (Blue Tits) by Eloise Harriet Stannard

Is There a Better Way to Tell the Story of Non-Human Life?

Thalia Field’s Personhood challenges us to examine how human language has made it harder to care for the natural world.

Rachel Vorona Cote
Russia’s War Against the Cold

Russia’s War Against the Cold

A new history considers how the struggle with Siberia’s permafrost redefined the country.

Jennifer Wilson

Watch and Listen

Listen: What Is the ‘Kaepernick Effect’?

Princeton University Professor Eddie Glaude and Dave Zirin in conversation on Dave's new book, The Kaepernick Effect.

September 21, 2021

Listen: How Mosques Became FBI Targets After 9/11

Ahilan Arulanantham on state secrets, plus Amy Wilentz on The Chair.

September 16, 2021

View: The Fierce, Enduring Legacy of America’s Anti–Afghanistan War Protests

These photos from 20 years ago remind us that resistance to the war began even before the war itself.

September 9, 2021