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Impeachment Hearing Republicans Confirm There Is No Defense for Donald Trump

And they’re continuing to make themselves and their party an American abomination.

John Nichols

Foreign Policy

Governments Abroad Are Shaping Our Foreign Policy in Broad Daylight

Countries like Saudi Arabia and Qatar have been influencing Washington through lobbyists, think tanks, journalists, and academia—and it’s all perfectly legal.

Ben Freeman and Ryan Summers
The Right

Like Dr. Frankenstein, Republicans Now Face the Monster They Created

A family quarrel breaks out on the right as neo-Nazis have started heckling Republicans for not being Trumpian enough.

Jeet Heer
Media

Impeachment Is Ready for Prime Time

PBS and commercial networks should air impeachment hearings at night when working people can watch. It’s the cost of sustaining democracy.

John Nichols
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The Inquiry

We’re Gonna Need a Bigger Impeachment

A narrow and quick impeachment is no longer sufficient for a White House that flaunts its crimes.

Jeet Heer

Don’t Count the Senate Out on Impeachment

To convict Trump on impeachment charges, 20 GOP senators will need to break ranks. Here’s how that can happen.

Elie Mystal

Impeachment Is Ready for Prime Time

PBS and commercial networks should air impeachment hearings at night when working people can watch. It’s the cost of sustaining democracy.

John Nichols

Politics

Trump Knows the Power of the Supreme Court—Why Don’t Democrats?

The Supreme Court could be a galvanizing issue for Democrats, but the presidential contenders have largely ignored it.

Elie Mystal

This Housing Policy Proposal Is Radically Inclusive

Riding a wave of tenant victories across the country, People’s Action hopes its grassroots-led campaign will sway platforms for the 2020 election.

Greg Kaufmann

Like Dr. Frankenstein, Republicans Now Face the Monster They Created

A family quarrel breaks out on the right as neo-Nazis have started heckling Republicans for not being Trumpian enough.

Jeet Heer

From the Magazine

the next recession

We Need a Green Bailout for the People

Here’s what the government should demand when the economy tumbles and Wall Street comes begging.

Kate Aronoff

How to Not Waste the Next Crisis

A downturn will (eventually) come—and with it, a once-in-a-generation opportunity to transform the US economy.

Atossa Araxia Abrahamian

Make Antitrust Democratic Again!

The response to the next recession should put economic power back in the hands of the people.

Sanjukta Paul and Sandeep Vaheesan

world

Bolivia’s Anti-Indigenous Backlash Is Growing

The ouster of President Evo Morales has reignited the country’s long-standing racism against its indigenous peoples.

Jacquelyn Kovarik

Lula’s Free, and He’s Promising to Fight

The former president will boost Brazil’s left, but will he also help unite the far right?

Michael Fox

The EU’s Shame Is Locked Away in Libya

Incarcerated refugees wrote on mattresses with tomato paste: “We condemn EU policy on innocent detainee refugees in Libya.”

Jérôme Tubiana

Signal:Noise

Immigration Policy

Charging for Asylum? It’s Unpopular for a Reason

Between new fees for asylum seekers and withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement, the United States is trying to stand out in all the wrong ways.

Sasha Abramsky

Corporate Influence

Globalization

The UN Goes to Davos

Corporate influence over the humanitarian sector has a long and compromised history. Call it UN, Inc. 

Maria Hengeveld

Culture

How Should We Remember Imelda Marcos?

A new documentary looks at how the matriarch of the Philippines’ most infamous political dynasty is rewriting her family’s legacy.

Rebecca Liu

Who Gets to Be Color-Blind?

Thomas Chatterton Williams argues in his new book that race is something individuals can unlearn. But no matter how socially constructed racial identity may be, our lived experience of it is anything but fictitious.

Ismail Muhammad

Did the New Deal Need FDR?

His political evolution points to a different locus of power than the one liberals tend to invoke when discussing the era’s history.

Kim Phillips-Fein

Watch and Listen

Listen: The Hidden History of the 1936 US Olympic Basketball Team 

Author Andrew Maraniss joins the show to talk about his new book, Games of Deception.

Yesterday 10:00 am

Listen: The 2020 Election Is One Year Away

John Nichols on the Polls, plus Paul Adler on Socialism and John Powers on John le Carré.

November 7, 2019

View: More Than a Wall: Photos of 30 Years of Life Along the US-Mexico Border

Successive US administrations have sought to turn the borderlands into a land of death—but these photos prove it is very much a land of the living.

September 12, 2019

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