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Our Bigot in Chief Has Shown His True Colors

After Charlottesville, we must resist this man with every fiber of our being.​

Sasha Abramsky

Politics

How Maxine Waters Became a Heroine for the Trump Era

When it comes to challenging Trump, the congresswoman from California says, “I’m gonna take off the gloves and I’m gonna put my career on the line.”

Collier Meyerson
National Security

Trump’s Border Security May Search Your Social Media by ‘Tone’

New databases are being built for this experimental surveillance.

Aaron Cantú and George Joseph
Nuclear Arms and Proliferation

The Only Sensible Way Out of the North Korea Crisis

In a dual freeze, Pyongyang would cease missile tests in exchange for a moratorium on Washington’s massive war games.

Tim Shorrock
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From the Magazine

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Politics

Why Mike Pence Is Worse Than Donald Trump

In every way, he knows better, but he says and does things that are equally awful and offensive.

Joan Walsh

Russia’s Attacks on Democracy Aren’t Only a Problem for America

And that’s a problem for skeptics of Russian meddling.

Joshua Holland

Why Is Trump Headed to Phoenix? To Pick a Fight

Arizona is home to two Republican senators who have bucked the president on health care and immigration.

Julianne Hing

World

Why the Battle for India’s Past Is a Fight for Its Future

Seventy years after partition, India’s ruling party is using history to divide the country.

Kanishk Tharoor

Amid Crisis in Brazil, the Evangelical Bloc Emerges as a Political Power

In the world’s largest Catholic country, a rival Christian movement could select Brazil’s next president.

Omar G. Encarnación

Avoiding War With North Korea

It’s way past time for Trump to begin talks with Pyongyang.

John Feffer
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White Supremacy in america

Historical Amnesia About Slavery Is a Tool of White Supremacy

Where we have (mostly) condemned slavery, we as a country have refused to condemn its defenders.

Mychal Denzel Smith

How the Police Failed in Charlottesville

Police must learn from past protests to avoid stoking further violence.

Alex S. Vitale

Durham Residents Turned Out En Masse to Counter White Supremacists

The fear was that Klansmen would come to replicate the violence that had just racked Charlottesville.

Barry Yeoman

Culture

Robert Rauschenberg and the Art of the New Frontier

The artist was, above all, a restless and resourceful gatherer of materials—cultural as well as physical.

Barry Schwabsky

A Pitiless Heist Movie

The one thing you can’t do is look away from Benny and Josh Safdie’s acidly titled Good Time.

Stuart Klawans

Lorde Grows Up

In her new album, Lorde captures a generation struggling for independence.

Steph Burt
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Watch and Listen

Listen: White Nationalists in Charlottesville and the White House: Eric Foner

Plus Bob Dreyfuss on Paul Manafort, and Robert Lipsyte on Trump and golf.

August 17, 2017

View: The Borderlands’ Human Stain

Photographs that capture the traces of violence that have plagued the US-Mexico border for generations.

July 27, 2017

Watch: VIDEO: People in Denmark Are a Lot Happier Than People in the United States. Here’s Why.

When governments provide benefits and services that allow its citizens to thrive, everyone wins.

July 17, 2017

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