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Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Dying Wish: DISSENT!

To honor RBG, we’ve got to fight with all our might to reclaim the Supreme Court—and that means packing it.

Elie Mystal

Supreme Court

Ruth Bader Ginsburg: ‘My Most Fervent Wish Is That I Will Not Be Replaced Until a New President Is Installed’

May her memory be a blessing, and may we fight to assure that she will truly rest in power.

John Nichols
Election 2020

Facebook Versus Democracy

A staff revolt highlights the social media giant’s reactionary politics, which are rooted in both business strategy and ideology.

Jeet Heer
Immigration Policy

In Trump’s America, It’s Cruelty as Policy

Forced hysterectomies for ICE detainees, more mass deportations, threats to bring sedition charges against protesters—this is political vandalism.

Sasha Abramsky
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Politics

Biden Republicans Are a Political Illusion

The Democrats have tried hard to gain the love of disaffected conservatives—but now face diminishing returns.

Jeet Heer

Trump’s Strategy to Upend the Election Is Being Implemented in Plain Sight

A multimillion-dollar legal strategy, egged on by President Trump, is erecting barriers to voting and creating chaos in battleground states.

John Nichols

Defense Contractors Don’t Need Another Covid Bailout

Despite their claims, defense spending isn’t driving major job growth. It just makes shareholders wealthier.

Mandy Smithberger

Culture

Éric Rohmer’s Most Underrated Masterpiece

His 1987 film Four Adventures of Reinette and Mirabelle receives a restoration—and hopefully a newfound reputation as classic in the canon of female friendship.

Kristen Yoonsoo Kim

Freakish, Horrifying, and Sometimes Wondrous Alternative Histories

On Lovecraft Country and Tesla.

Stuart Klawans

The Inner Lives of the Accused in Emma Cline’s ‘Daddy’

Her new story collection is of apiece with the writer’s interest in the minds of the guilty, the complicit, and the canceled.

Lizzy Harding

World

Refugees Face Fire and Terror in Greece

Burned out of their homes, they now confront tear gas from police, beatings by fascists, and threats of imprisonment by the government.

Jesse Rosenfeld

The Incantatory Power of Ayad Akhtar and Shahzia Sikander

The two artistic geniuses—a novelist and a visual artist—discuss US politics, Islamophobia, and their recent work.

Ayad Akhtar and Shahzia Sikander

Mexico’s Women Demand Justice on Gender Violence

Enraged at institutional failure to address the mounting crisis, they have occupied the National Human Rights Commission.

Meaghan Beatley

Watch and Listen

View: Jails Are Designed to Keep Inmates Hidden

A photographic record of the Tombs, one of New York City’s most notorious detention complexes.

September 16, 2020

Listen: Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf on This Moment of Sports and Struggle

A discussion between Abdul-Rauf, Felicia Eaves, and yours truly.

September 15, 2020

View: Tear Down the Monuments, Bring Our Cities to Life

In Richmond, the sites of former monuments to the Confederacy have become lively spaces for activism and memorializing those lost to police violence.

July 13, 2020
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