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Why Trump’s Climate-Wrecking Agenda Could Fail

Activists as well as local and state governments are fighting back—but global energy markets could be his most powerful opponents.

Mark Hertsgaard

Climate Change

Trump’s Climate Order May Make it Harder to Prepare for Natural Disasters

The president rolled back two directives meant to protect communities from the effects of climate change.

Zoë Carpenter
Labor

Trump's Labor Nominee, Alexander Acosta, Is More Dangerous than You Think

Acosta might seem like a sober choice, but he embraces Trump's anti-labor agenda.

Christopher D. Cook
Labor Organizing

Students and Farmworkers Are Teaming Up to Boot Wendy’s Off Their Campuses

The effort is part of a national campaign to pressure Wendy’s to improve their labor practices.

Molly Minta
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Our new climate reality

Trump’s Climate Order May Make it Harder to Prepare for Natural Disasters

The president rolled back two directives meant to protect communities from the effects of climate change.

Zoë Carpenter

Why Trump’s Climate-Wrecking Agenda Could Fail

Activists as well as local and state governments are fighting back—but global energy markets could be his most powerful opponents.

Mark Hertsgaard

Climate Disobedience in the Time of Trump

Ken Ward and Emily Johnston are willing to spend decades in prison for shutting down tar-sands oil pipelines. They want you to understand why.

Wen Stephenson

Politics

Why Does Trump Want to Stop Investigating Chemical Accidents?

Eliminating a critical agency that costs as much as four Mar-a-Lago trips. 

George Zornick

Only One House Republican is Taking a Stand Against Devin Nunes’ Tainted Investigation

The only way to restore legitimacy to the Trump-Russia investigation is to demand that Nunes recuse.

John Nichols

The Republican Party Is Catastrophically Broken

The humiliating failure to repeal Obamacare reveals the GOP is not a national governing party–and Trump is a failure as president.

Joan Walsh
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California Dreaming

California Dreaming in the Age of Trump

A DREAMer, a Hmong farmer, a transgender political staffer, and more shed light on the concerns and values of Californians in our strange and dangerous political moment.

Sasha Abramsky

California Dreaming: Lydia Avila, East Los Angeles Organizer

An interview with a Boyle Heights-based community organizer with California Calls, an alliance of 31 social justice organizations across the state that conducts voter-engagement campaigns.

Sasha Abramsky

California Dreaming: Chukou Thao, Hmong Farmer

An interview with the president of the National Hmong American Farmers, an association based in Fresno, in California's Central Valley.

Sasha Abramsky

Culture

Elif Batuman’s Bold and Defiantly Imperfect novel

Elif Batuman’s debut novel reminds us that part of the novel’s genius that it made room for the extraneous and the unplanned

Evan Kindley

Ali Smith’s Novel of Disintegration

One of Autumn’s recurring themes is our willed blindness to what threatens our sense of order—from climate change to financial and political insecurity. 

Namara Smith

New Cinema: ‘A Quiet Passion’ and ‘Karl Marx City’

Reviews of Terrence Davies’s film about Emily Dickinson, and Petra Epperlein and Michael Tucker’s documentary about the ruins of an East German city.

Stuart Klawans
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Watch and Listen

Listen: Jane Mayer on the Reclusive Billionaire Who Made Trump President

Plus, Rick Perlstein on Trump and Nixon, and Steve Wasserman on Tom Hayden.

March 23, 2017

Watch: Clean In: How Hotel Workers Fought For a Union—And Won

A feminism for the 99 percent has been forged by working-class immigrant women who confronted Harvard’s first female president and Sheryl Sandberg.

March 8, 2017

Listen: ESPN’s Jemele Hill on Hosting SportsCenter and Dealing With the Haters

This week’s Edge of Sports podcast, with March Madness, women's hockey, and Kaepernick Watch.

March 21, 2017

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