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The Republican Party Is Catastrophically Broken

The humiliating failure to repeal Obamacare reveals the GOP is not a national governing party–and Trump is a failure as president.

Joan Walsh

Supreme Court

Neil Gorsuch’s Own Testimony Clearly Disqualifies Him

The nominee failed to outline even minimal concerns about the GOP’s judicial coup.

John Nichols
Democrats

The Key to Taking Back Our Country: Fortify the Front Lines of the Resistance

17 states and 13 congressional districts on the front lines will determine the political future of this country.

Steve Phillips
World

Nikki Haley Thinks the UN Can Be ‘Fixed’—and the US Will Do the Fixing

But Donald Trump may not see it that way.

Barbara Crossette
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Politics

Why Does Trump Want to Stop Investigating Chemical Accidents?

Eliminating a critical agency that costs as much as four Mar-a-Lago trips. 

George Zornick

Donald Trump Can’t Make a Deal

Now that the GOP's health-care bill is dead, plan B is to sabotage Obamacare.

Zoë Carpenter

Neil Gorsuch’s Own Testimony Clearly Disqualifies Him

The nominee failed to outline even minimal concerns about the GOP’s judicial coup.

John Nichols

World

Famine Could Kill 20 Million in Africa and Yemen—Why the Deafening Silence?

As with the threat to kick 24 million off health care here, unchecked power is bringing humanity to a grave crisis.

Patrick Lawrence

Are Israel and Hezbollah Preparing for War?

Hezbollah’s role in the Syria conflict has transformed and emboldened the Lebanese Shiite movement—and worried Israel.

Jesse Rosenfeld

This Is What’s Really Behind North Korea’s Nuclear Provocations

It’s easy to dismiss Kim Jong-un as a madman. But there’s a long history of US aggression against the North, which we forget at our peril.

Bruce Cumings
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Culture

Elif Batuman’s Bold and Defiantly Imperfect novel

Elif Batuman’s debut novel reminds us that part of the novel’s genius that it made room for the extraneous and the unplanned

Evan Kindley

Chuck Berry’s Poetry Endures

Berry was a highly original and influential guitarist and as great a songwriter as rock ’n’ roll has ever produced.

David Hajdu

The Ambiguous Legacy of Obama's Foreign Policy

He may have talked about precision and constraint when it came to the national-security state, but he ultimately failed to leave us with a new strategic vision.

Karen J. Greenberg

Watch and Listen

Listen: ESPN’s Jemele Hill on Hosting SportsCenter and Dealing With the Haters

This week’s Edge of Sports podcast, with March Madness, women's hockey, and Kaepernick Watch.

March 21, 2017

Watch:  The Truth About the GOP Health-Care Plan

Republicans have criticized it from the left, and they’re gutting it from the right.

March 8, 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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