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Hillary Clinton Roasts the Trump Administration in a Remarkable Speech

“When people in power invent their own facts and attack those who question them, it can mark the beginning of the end of a free society.”

John Nichols

Latin America

Burning Man in Venezuela

The man set on fire in Caracas might be the perfect symbol of the country’s runaway opposition.

Greg Grandin
Politics

Conservatives Complain That Republicans Have a Liberal Bias

Trump’s negative media coverage is being driven not by Democrats but by law-enforcement sources and pissed-off Republicans.

Joshua Holland
Politics

While Democrats Bicker, Another Bully Wins an Election

The “resistance” to Trump still needs to get a national win on the board.

D.D. Guttenplan
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Politics

‘This Is a Thunderbolt of Resistance’

Progressives are flipping Republican statehouse seats to the Democrats—and sending a message to the rest of the country.

John Nichols

Democrats Are Launching a Commission to Protect American Democracy From Trump

In response to Trump’s “election integrity” commission, the DNC is going on offense on voting rights.

Ari Berman

Donald Trump to Hungry Seniors: Drop Dead

Some 10 million elders are threatened by hunger—but the president’s budget would slash desperately needed funding for food programs.

Trudy Lieberman

The 45th President

Our Embarrassment in Chief’s International Trip Is No Laughing Matter

Let’s not grade a guy holding the nuclear codes on a curve.

Joshua Holland

Trump Is a Cornered Megalomaniac—and That’s a Grave Danger to the Country

He will likely resort to all the tricks of the demagogue as he fights for his survival.

Sasha Abramsky

Trump Is Trying to Cover Up His Lies by Destroying Information

For an administration that depends on ignorance, public knowledge is enemy number one.

Rebecca Gordon
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Trumpcare

Will the Republican Health-Care Debacle Pave the Way for ‘Medicare for All’?

Only if progressives force the debate.

Robert L. Borosage

Why Are Canada’s Prescription Drugs So Much Cheaper Than Ours?

US drug prices are out of control—Bernie Sanders wants to change that.

Michelle Chen

More Proof Republicans Are Just Lying About Trumpcare

A long-awaited analysis from the Congressional Budget Office confirms that the GOP’s health-care bill punishes people with preexisting conditions.  

Zoë Carpenter

Culture

Doesn’t Every Political Resistance Need a Soundtrack?

In their efforts to protest Trump’s ascension as soon as possible, more than one artist has recast an existing song with lyrics applicable to the current crisis.

David Hajdu

Owning Time at the Venice Biennale

If only for an hour, the Zimbabwean artist Admire Kamudzengerere sought to exert control over an audience culled from the wealthy, sophisticated, international art-world elite.

Alina Cohen

Factory or Forest, Modernity and Climate Change

In India, the pathology of denial about global warming reveals the real crisis at our door—one of imagination.

Abhrajyoti Chakraborty
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Watch and Listen

Listen: How Do NFL Blackballings Work?

How a pro-football “blackballing” works.

May 23, 2017

View: These Haunting Photos Show the Deadly Absurdity of the US-Mexico Border Wall

A collaboration between photographer Richard Misrach and experimental composer Guillermo Galindo captures the austere brutality of the borderlands.

May 11, 2016

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

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How to Join the Fight Against Texas’s Racist Immigration Law

Activists will gather at the Texas State Capitol this Monday—and they’re asking for everyone’s support.

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