Ad Policy

The “Resistance” Is Back In Virginia. But This Year, It’s GOP Resistance.

After taking control of the governor’s office and the General Assembly in the last four years, this election Democrats have the money, but they don’t have the people power—at least not yet.

Joan Walsh

National Security

How Do We Confront America’s Attachment to Violence?

Its toxicity has penetrated all too deeply into the soul of the nation.

Kelly Denton-Borhaug
Philosophy

The Radical Generosity of Charles Mills

In both his philosophical work and his interpersonal relationships, Mills offered a model of commitment and magnanimity.

Olúfémi O. Táíwò
War and Peace

The Quiet Power of Everyday Resistance

Scholar Roger Mac Ginty’s Everyday Peace explores how acts of individual solidarity or noncompliance are vital in forging conciliation amid war and violence.

Francis Wade
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Politics

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
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
Lauren Boebert

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

World

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

Culture

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
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