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Donald Trump Is Holding a Rally With... Narendra Modi?

With this weekend’s stadium event in Houston, America First will meet India First.

Jeet Heer

Climate Change

Naomi Klein: ‘We Are Seeing the Beginnings of the Era of Climate Barbarism’

The No Logo author talks about solutions to the climate crisis, Greta Thunberg, birth strikes, and how she finds hope.

Natalie Hanman

The ‘Jacobin’ Outrage About the Working Family Party’s Elizabeth Warren Endorsement Is Foolish and Unjustified

Nobody owns the working class—or the warrant of “History.”

Jeffrey C. Isaac

With Trump, We’re in the Realm of ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’

Roundups of the homeless, destruction of environmental and housing safeguards, collusion with foreign despots to savage reproductive rights—the president is an outlaw.

Sasha Abramsky

Covering Climate Now

23 Reasons to Climate Strike Today

Take to the streets.

Bill McKibben

A New Beginning for Climate Reporting

Could it be that the press, especially the US press, is finally waking up to the climate story?

Mark Hertsgaard and Kyle Pope

Naomi Klein: ‘We Are Seeing the Beginnings of the Era of Climate Barbarism’

The No Logo author talks about solutions to the climate crisis, Greta Thunberg, birth strikes, and how she finds hope.

Natalie Hanman

Climate Summit

Why Next Monday’s UN Climate Action Summit Matters

The media and climate activists must “name and shame” laggards, says the UN special envoy.
Mark Hertsgaard
This story was published as part of Covering Climate Now, a global collaboration of more than 250 news outlets that's strengthening climate coverage, co-founded by The Nation and Columbia Journalism Review. Continue Reading >
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politics

Trump’s Plan to Solve Homelessness Is Horrifying

Democrats are right to be outraged—but their ideas aren’t much better.

Jake Bittle

Exclusive: Edward Snowden’s First Adventures in Cyberspace

An excerpt from the whistleblower’s new memoir.

Edward Snowden

How to Send a Message of Solidarity to People in Migrant Detention

A new project called Flowers on the Inside allows people to send postcards featuring art from undocumented immigrants to detained migrants.

Tina Vasquez

Migrant Voices

‘“Are You Illegal?” I Will Never Forget Those Words.’

A young woman, brought to the US as a baby and abandoned and abused by her parents, struggles to gain status and stay in her beloved Bronx.

John Washington

‘I Used to Wonder What My Karma Was That I Had to End Up in a Place Like This’

A Nepali TPS holder and domestic worker describes what it’s like to live in the US without papers and to fight for workers’ rights.

John Washington

‘It’s Not Shameful to Work in the Fields. But It’s Hard.’

Americans don’t want these jobs, or can’t do them—so nearly a quarter of a million guest workers do them instead.

John Washington
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world

Hands Off Exarcheia: Athens’s Anarchist Community Fights Back

The police and Airbnb threaten to transform Athens’s radical enclave into a “tourist-friendly caricature.”

Ella Fassler

The Israeli Elections Are a Referendum on Who Can Treat Palestinians Most Harshly

While Netanyahu’s talk of annexing parts of the West Bank caused a flurry, the reality is that few parties would oppose it.

Diana Buttu

The Deadly Debris the US Is Leaving Behind in Afghanistan

Landmines have killed at least 5,000 people, many of them children, during the war in Afghanistan. They’ll be there long after we leave.

Stephanie Savell

culture

How Should We Remember the Art of Emil Nolde?

A recent show in Berlin grapples with the legacy of a prominent German modernist who was a supporter of Nazism but whose art was derided by Nazis.

Barry Schwabsky

Does This Nearly 1,000-Page-Long Sentence Encapsulate the Anxiety of American Life?

Lucy Ellmann’s novel Ducks, Newburyport provides a comprehensive diagnosis of one citizen’s very modern alienation.

Dustin Illingworth

Sally Rooney and the Millennial Novel of Manners

Her second book, Normal People, mines the travails of Irish youth to tell a decidedly contemporary love story. 

Hannah Gold

What We're Listening To

The Business of Being Taylor Swift

Her latest album, Lover, has been heralded as a return to form. It also presents an opportunity to understand the pop star’s many contradictions. 

Olivia Horn

Clairo’s Bedroom Pop Takes Over the World

Distilling heartbreak into hits, her debut album shows the YouTube sensation is a true star.

Ann-Derrick Gaillot

Vampire Weekend Grows Up

Over a decade since its debut, the band that soundtracked the Great Recession returns with one of its most ambitious albums. 

Bijan Stephen

columnists

Watch and Listen

Listen: How a Native American Woman Defeated a 4-Term Republican Incumbent

Ruth Anna Buffalo is changing politics in North Dakota.

September 17, 2019

View: More Than a Wall: Photos of 30 Years of Life Along the US-Mexico Border

Successive US administrations have sought to turn the borderlands into a land of death—but these photos prove it is very much a land of the living.

September 12, 2019

Listen: From Steubenville to Antonio Brown

Documentary filmmaker Nancy Schwarzman and writer Charles Modiano join the show to talk Steubenville and Antonio Brown.

September 17, 2019

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