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How the Left Can Win in the South

Bernie Sanders’s crushing defeat across the South should be a wake-up call for progressives—but victory is within reach.

Paul Blest

Election 2016

Trump’s Russiagate Attorney Is Himself Entangled in Russian Corruption

Meanwhile, Robert Mueller is quietly assembling a dream team of lawyers.

Bob Dreyfuss
Health Care

What’s Next in the War Over Obamacare?

The GOP hasn’t given up yet, and activists aren’t ready to celebrate.

Zoë Carpenter
US Wars and Military Action

Paul Ryan Hands Donald Trump a Blank Check for Endless War

The Speaker and his allies block Barbara Lee’s drive to check presidential war making.

John Nichols
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Politics

The Circular Firing Squad Isn’t Amusing Anymore

The left is tearing itself apart.

Danny Goldberg

New Studies Cast Doubt on Cherished Conventional Wisdom From 2016

Were Trump voters uniquely motivated by trade? Are Sanders and Clinton supporters really that ideologically different? New studies suggest no.

Joshua Holland

Mitch McConnell Is the Biggest Loser

He tried to sell the bill as all things to all GOP senators—and he got caught.

Joan Walsh

World Politics

Trump’s Foreign-Policy Meltdown

Undermining confidence and alienating allies, Trump has already undone years of American diplomacy.

Alfred W. McCoy

How Can We Ensure Survival in a New Era of Nuclear Brinkmanship?

The era of amnesia is over—if we needed a wake-up call, the North Korean ICBM test supplied it with a vengeance.

Michael T. Klare

Is Morocco Headed Toward Insurrection?

The northeastern Rif, Berber heartland and site of the 1920s Rif Republic, is on fire—and the protests are spreading.

Hisham Aidi
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Culture

The Presence of Lynette Yiadom-Boakye’s Paintings

Though she routinely paints human figures, it’s better to understand her work as abstract art.

Ratik Asokan

A Billionaires’ Republic

American democracy has always been threatened by concentrations of wealth as much as those of power.

Jedediah Purdy

The Poetics of Jazz

A new book presents an alternative aesthetic history of jazz—and is also a challenge to all music critics.

David B. Hobbs

Watch and Listen

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

Watch: Noam Chomsky: Neoliberalism Is Destroying Our Democracy

How elites on both sides of the political spectrum have undermined our social, political, and environmental commons. 

June 2, 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
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