Ad Policy

Why Mike Pence Is Worse Than Donald Trump

In every way, he knows better, but he says and does things that are equally awful and offensive.

Joan Walsh

Politics

Why Is Trump Headed to Phoenix? To Pick a Fight

Arizona is home to two Republican senators who have bucked the president on health care and immigration.

Julianne Hing
Democrats

Democrats Are Starting a Fierce Internal Debate. Finally.

The party establishment won’t change on its own, and Democratic leaders won’t see the light unless they feel the heat.

Katrina vanden Heuvel
Racism and Discrimination

Take Away Trump’s Blank Check for Endless War

You can also write a letter to the editor to demand the removal of Confederate statues, and join a campaign to take economic power from Wall Street and give it back to communities.

NationAction
Ad Policy

From the Magazine

Ad Policy

Politics

It’s Not Hysterical to Recognize the Threat Trump Poses

Democracy, such as it is, really is in danger.

Katha Pollitt

Russia’s Attacks on Democracy Aren’t Only a Problem for America

And that’s a problem for skeptics of Russian meddling.

Joshua Holland

Trump’s White House Is Turning a Blind Eye to White-Supremacist Terrorism

Right-wing extremists are behind numerous incidents of domestic terror, but the government has opted to ignore the threat.

David Neiwert

World

Why the Battle for India’s Past Is a Fight for Its Future

Seventy years after partition, India’s ruling party is using history to divide the country.

Kanishk Tharoor

Amid Crisis in Brazil, the Evangelical Bloc Emerges as a Political Power

In the world’s largest Catholic country, a rival Christian movement could select Brazil’s next president.

Omar G. Encarnación

Avoiding War With North Korea

It’s way past time for Trump to begin talks with Pyongyang.

John Feffer
Ad Policy

White Supremacy in america

Historical Amnesia About Slavery Is a Tool of White Supremacy

Where we have (mostly) condemned slavery, we as a country have refused to condemn its defenders.

Mychal Denzel Smith

How the Police Failed in Charlottesville

Police must learn from past protests to avoid stoking further violence.

Alex S. Vitale

Durham Residents Turned Out En Masse to Counter White Supremacists

The fear was that Klansmen would come to replicate the violence that had just racked Charlottesville.

Barry Yeoman

Culture

The Two Andrew Jacksons

Jacksonian democracy may have been liberating for some, but it was repressive for many others.

Michael Kazin

More Than Motown

Kathryn Bigelow’s instinct for the visceral overflows her chosen subject, making a mess of the themes in her new film Detroit.

Stuart Klawans

A Pitiless Heist Movie

The one thing you can’t do is look away from Benny and Josh Safdie’s acidly titled Good Time.

Stuart Klawans
Ad Policy

Watch and Listen

Listen: White Nationalists in Charlottesville and the White House: Eric Foner

Plus Bob Dreyfuss on Paul Manafort, and Robert Lipsyte on Trump and golf.

August 17, 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

Columnists

Take Action

Take Away Trump’s Blank Check for Endless War

You can also write a letter to the editor to demand the removal of Confederate statues, and join a campaign to take economic power from Wall Street and give it back to communities.

Take Action Now! >