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Elizabeth Warren Will Not Let Donald Trump Define Her

And that’s the fundamental point of a powerful video on her heritage.

Joan Walsh


Damn It, Joe Biden and Michelle Obama, Stop Rehabilitating George W. Bush!

Biden’s decision to present Bush with a medal is more than just shameful.

Steven W. Thrasher

How Silicon Valley Hacked the Economy

Tech entrepreneurs like to present themselves as nerdy tinkerers—but they've been politically active since the earliest days of the microelectronics industry.

Zack Wasserman

Trump’s NAFTA 2.0 Is Just More of the Same

The USMCA’s weaknesses reflect the fundamentally antidemocratic nature of free-trade agreements.

Michelle Chen
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From the Magazine


This Arizona Swing-District Slugfest Will Test Democratic Turnout

Can disgust with Trump overcome anti-immigrant fervor among Republicans?

Sasha Abramsky

Meet the GOP Senate Candidates Who Are Still Attacking Dr. Christine Blasey Ford and #MeToo

If you thought McConnell and Graham were odious, get a load of the challengers to Tammy Baldwin, Claire McCaskill, and Heidi Heitkamp.

John Nichols

Trump Has Made Republicans More Comfortable Expressing Their Sexism Out Loud

And the intense partisanship of this political moment is only making it worse.

Joshua Holland

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‘Those Kids Are No Longer Yours’: An Investigation into Uganda’s Adoption Market

How parents lose their children to families in the United States.
Anna Cavell
It takes an entire day, and costs a small fortune, for Florence Babirye to get from her home in the ugandan village of Kasolwe to the Kayunga police station. First there’s a motorbike taxi from the village to the nearest bus stop, then a bus to Kamuli town, a Nile… Continue Reading >


One Thousand Years of Labor

Andrea Komlosy’s new history traces our evolving notions of work and how what we do is ultimately also about what we owe one another.

Gabriel Winant

SOPHIE and Blood Orange’s Thrilling Transformations

SOPHIE’s Oil of Every Pearl’s Un-Insides and Blood Orange’s Negro Swan capture two high-wire acts of musical reinvention.

Bijan Stephen

The Magic of Helen DeWitt

In the world of Some Trick, the best words are so acute they lacerate.

Becca Rothfeld


Amsterdam Is Fighting for Its Soul. Can a Progressive New Government Save It?

The new city government has big ambitions—but the challenges could prove even bigger.

Sebastiaan Faber

How Lula’s Legacy Hurts His Party’s Prospects

The grand ambitions of the former Brazilian president planted the seeds for the Workers’ Party current woes.

Omar G. Encarnación

‘We Are Not Here to Manage Capitalism’: Labour Takes a Socialist Turn

At this year’s conference in Liverpool, the Corbyn wing of the party was firmly in control.

Rachel Shabi

Watch and Listen

Listen: Sports, Rape Culture & Brett Kavanaugh

Brenda Tracy joins the show to talk sports, sexual assault, and why we must combat rape culture (TW).

October 9, 2018

Watch: These Tenants Are Leading the Largest Rent Strike in LA History

Residents of three buildings in Central Los Angeles are refusing to pay rent until their landlord agrees to fair rent increases.

August 20, 2018

Watch: More Dangerous Than a Thousand Rioters: The Revolutionary Life of Lucy Parsons

What we can learn from one of the great organizers in American history.

November 15, 2016


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