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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

War and Peace

The Cold War Ides of March

US Cold Warriors escalate toward actual war with Russia.

Stephen F. Cohen
Higher Education

The Admissions Scandal Is About Parental Narcissism—and the Schools’ Complicity

This is what college looks like for entitled parents who don’t care about education, and whose children don’t care either.

Katha Pollitt
Labor Organizing

The Past and Future of the American Strike

A new book tells the history of America through its workplace struggles.

Rich Yeselson
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From the Magazine


Elizabeth Warren Gets the Argument Against the Electoral College Exactly Right

She says it would steer candidates to states that aren’t now considered political “battlegrounds,” such as Mississippi.

John Nichols

The Human-Rights Agenda Underlying the 2019 Medicare for All Bill

The main questions is not how much universal health care will cost but how we provide for basic human rights.

Michelle Chen

The Time Has Come for Democrats to Impeach Brett Kavanaugh

And no, ‘he’s just not worth it’ is not an acceptable excuse.

Elie Mystal


Meet Mississippi’s Fiercest Advocate for Reproductive Justice

Laurie Bertram Roberts set out to help women get abortions in the country’s most restrictive state. So why is her house filled with diapers? 
Rebecca Grant
The first thing I noticed when I walked into Laurie Bertram Roberts’s cluttered living room was the ceiling-high stack of diaper boxes lining the wall. Initially, our plan had been to meet at the new headquarters of the Mississippi Reproductive Freedom Fund (MRFF), the nonprofit that Roberts co-founded and runs.… Continue Reading >


Death From Above: US Air Strikes in Somalia Could Constitute ‘War Crimes’

An Amnesty International report confirms that US strikes are killing civilians.

Amanda Sperber

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

The New Zealand Massacre Was Mass Murder as a Marketing Strategy

The shooter’s intention was not just to kill but to recruit more killers inspired by white-supremacist hate.

Moustafa Bayoumi


A Century With Lawrence Ferlinghetti

Happy 100th birthday to the essential Beat poet. 

The Nation

Jack Whitten’s Journals Are a Future Classic of Art Writing

Notes From the Woodshed, a recent collection of Jack Whitten’s journal entries and writings, give an invaluable peek in the artistic process.

Barry Schwabsky

Rediscovering Nelson Algren

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

Dan Simon

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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