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To Fight Trump, Take to the Streets!

The Trump administration gets more malicious, harmful, and absurd every day. So why aren’t many of us outside protesting? 

Katha Pollitt

Immigration Policy

A Weekend of Trumpian Cruelty: Remember, That’s the Point

Mike Pence’s border visit wasn’t sanitized, because the Trump administration wants its base to see brown people in cages. The ICE raids that didn’t happen were pre-announced for the same reason.

Joan Walsh
Law

Donald Trump and the Plot to Take Over the Courts

How the 45th president has packed the courts with ultraconservatives—and reshaped the judiciary for a generation.

Elie Mystal
Government

Trump Can Always Find Someone Worse

To replace a disgraced secretary of labor, Trump has elevated a sweatshop lobbyist.

Jeet Heer
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Politics

Trump’s Retreat on the Census Question Is Not a Victory

It’s a warning for the next time the Supreme Court rules against him.

Elie Mystal

When Trump Is Tweeting Racist Attacks on Progressive Democratic Women, It’s Time to Impeach

Rashida Tlaib sums it up: “Want a response to a lawless and complete failure of a President? He needs to be impeached.”

John Nichols

Donald Trump and the Plot to Take Over the Courts

How the 45th president has packed the courts with ultraconservatives—and reshaped the judiciary for a generation.

Elie Mystal

From the Magazine

world

The American Left Is Failing Hong Kong

Why is Marco Rubio doing more than the Democratic Party to support the people of Hong Kong?

Rosemarie Ho

How Do We Build Resistance Before Disaster Strikes?

Thirty-five years ago, organizers devised a new way to fight injustice before our government enacts a horrific policy: a pledge of resistance.

Mark Engler

America’s Colonial Climate Crisis

What should the United States’ island territories expect from rising sea levels and global warming?

Chris Gelardi

culture

The Class Politics of the Civil War

By naming a common enemy—the privileged class of slaveholders—the Republican Party and Union Army were able to build and then steer a coalition of Americans toward the systematic destruction of slavery.

James Oakes

The Worlds of Kathleen Collins

The quiet brilliance of her films and fiction was found in her ability to to place the interior and subjective in the context of the social and political.

Farah Jasmine Griffin

Black People Don’t Need Murals To Remember Injustice

Critics of a San Francisco school’s decision to paint over art forget that people of color have a bright future, not just a tragic past.

Jennifer Wilson

Watch and Listen

Listen: The 29-Year-Old Politician Taking on the NRA in Florida

Anna Eskamani was devastated by the Pulse nightclub shooting—but she took that anger and used it to fuel her successful run for office.

July 9, 2019

Listen: The Chronicles of Kevin Durant

The Athletic’s national NBA writer Michael Lee joins the show to talk NBA, free-agency, and more.

July 2, 2019

View: PHOTOS: ‘I Haven’t Met Anybody in the Area Who Actually Wants to Take the Walls Down’

Belfast’s so-called “peace lines” were supposed to come down over a decade ago. Why are they still there?

June 5, 2019

opp-art: Dispatches from the resistance

Stars and Stripes. ‘Never Again’ Is Now.

Conditions at migrant detention camps are unconscionable, and we all know it.

Andrea Arroyo

Camp Child

Concentrating the mind.

Scott Anderson

Cage Outrage

Demonstration, Trump Hotel, New York City, June 2019.

George de Castro-Day
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