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No, the Media Didn’t Over-Hype ‘Russiagate’

No human being on Earth has done more to keep the Trump-Russia narrative in the news than Donald Trump.

Joshua Holland

Immigration Policy

Guarding the Southern Border Has Become an Exercise in Cruelty

Twelve ways in which Trump’s wall will only add to our border crisis.

William deBuys
Racism and Discrimination

‘Loyal Slave’ Monuments Tell a Racist Lie About American History

These monuments—nearly all of them still standing—prop up the fantasy that slaves were happy, loyal, and devoted to those who enslaved them.

Kali Holloway
Campaigns and Elections

Centrists Are Using Calls for Civility to Silence the Left

Nobody should fight in the gutter, but that doesn’t mean we can’t have a vigorous debate about policy. 

Robert L. Borosage
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From the Magazine

Politics

Pentagon Spending Is a Poor Job Creator

The Trump administration touts weapons spending as the best way to bolster the American economy. It’s not.

William D. Hartung

Release the Mueller Report—Immediately and Completely

If we want the truth, we must have transparency.

John Nichols

All Families Should Be Able to Afford Childcare, and Here’s How

A new bill would also make sure childcare providers earn a living wage.

Greg Kaufmann

world

Who’s Afraid of the International Criminal Court?

Mike Pompeo’s diplomatic sanctions against war-crimes investigators are consistent with Trump’s “America first” worldview.

Nicholas Mulder

Will There Be Justice for the Bloody Sunday Victims?

For almost half a century, the British government avoided calls to bring criminal charges against paratroopers who killed 14 unarmed Catholics in 1972. Last week, the government announced that one would be charged with two murders.

Peter Pringle

White Supremacy in Australia Set the Stage for the Christchurch Massacre

The mainstreaming of hate has become routine, in both the media and politics.

Antony Loewenstein

Culture

Rediscovering Nelson Algren

The literary giant’s unique resonance in our anti-capitalist moment.

Dan Simon

Jordan Peele’s Dive Into the Uncanny Valley

The possibilities of Us redouble endlessly... and a little fruitlessly. 

Namwali Serpell

This Is How You Make an Electronic Masterpiece

Helado Negro’s new album of deeply intimate electronic music is simply stunning.

Julyssa Lopez

Watch and Listen

Watch: VIDEO: Inside the Decades-Long Republican Campaign to Suppress the Vote

A new film tracks the partisan campaign to make it harder and more dangerous to vote.

March 11, 2019

View: Is New York City’s Public Housing Ready for the Next Storm?

More than six years after Superstorm Sandy, and in an age of increasing climate uncertainty, the city’s public housing facilities are still dangerously vulnerable.

January 29, 2019

View: Portraits From the Exodus

Members of the migrant caravans, stranded in Tijuana, explain why they traveled thousands of miles from their homes.

December 14, 2018

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