James Lawson Led the Faith-Based Struggle Against Plantation Capitalism James Lawson Led the Faith-Based Struggle Against Plantation Capitalism

The civil rights icon preached that God believed “that people should be fed, that people should have access to life, that people should be treated equally and justly.”

John Nichols

Black Liberation and Palestinian Liberation Are Interconnected Black Liberation and Palestinian Liberation Are Interconnected

We must come together to fight for justice at home and around the world, write Nina Turner and Rashida Tlaib.

Nina Turner and Rashida Tlaib

Democrats Must Change Their Whole Approach Toward White People Democrats Must Change Their Whole Approach Toward White People

Most of them are with Trump, and that’s not going to change. Instead, Democrats should target a far more winnable group of voters.

Steve Phillips

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Elliott Abrams: Convicted Liar, Defender of Dictators, Accomplice to Genocide—and Foreign Policy Wise Man Elliott Abrams: Convicted Liar, Defender of Dictators, Accomplice to Genocide—and Foreign Policy Wise Man

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A Message From 1930: Zion Cannot Be Built on Bayonets A Message From 1930: Zion Cannot Be Built on Bayonets

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How the 1960s Ended—and the Unending War in Gaza How the 1960s Ended—and the Unending War in Gaza

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Trump Has Slurred Black-Led Cities Before. In Milwaukee, He’s Paying For It Trump Has Slurred Black-Led Cities Before. In Milwaukee, He’s Paying For It

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French President Emmanuel Macron delivers remarks during a press conference following his announcement that he was dissolving Parliament, at the Pavillon Cambon Capucines in Paris on June 12, 2024.

In France’s Snap Elections, Can a “Popular Front” Hold Off the Far Right? In France’s Snap Elections, Can a “Popular Front” Hold Off the Far Right?

At least they’re giving themselves a fighting chance.

Harrison Stetler

This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is GettyImages-2153819012-1.jpg Magistrates arrive at the International Court of Justice to hear South Africa’s request for a Gaza cease-fire, in The Hague, on May 24, 2024.

Israel’s Legal Reckoning and the Historical Shift in Justice for Palestinians Israel’s Legal Reckoning and the Historical Shift in Justice for Palestinians

Global courts challenge Israeli action in Gaza.

Reed Brody

Jacob Zuma, the leader of the uMkhonto weSizwe (MK) Party, reacts to a question at the National Result Operation Centre (ROC) at Gallagher Estate on June 1, 2024, in Midrand, South Africa.

Who Will Govern South Africa? Who Will Govern South Africa?

The era of ANC hegemony is over, and Jacob Zuma’s new party is threatening violence if he’s not welcomed into the government.

Benjamin Fogel

Politics

Hillary Rodham Clinton appears on stage during Vital Voices 3rd Annual Global Festival on May 30, 2024, in Washington, DC.

Hillary Clinton Just Made the Wrong Choice in One of 2024’s Most Crucial Races Hillary Clinton Just Made the Wrong Choice in One of 2024’s Most Crucial Races

The 2016 Democratic presidential nominee knows George Latimer is using racist GOP talking points to attack Jamaal Bowman. Yet she has endorsed Latimer. What an embarrassment.

John Nichols

LAPD officers leave the University of Southern California after clearing an encampment on May 5, 2024.

The Liberal Police State: How Democrats Are Playing Into GOP Hands The Liberal Police State: How Democrats Are Playing Into GOP Hands

Applying the tactics of counterinsurgency warfare to peaceful domestic protest risks blurring the line between Trump and his opponents.

Sandy Tolan

Sam Brown Nevada

Trump’s Favored Candidate Just Won Nevada’s Senate Primary Trump’s Favored Candidate Just Won Nevada’s Senate Primary

Sam Brown will face incumbent Democratic Senator Jacky Rosen in November, in a state where the outcome remains far from clear.

Column / Sasha Abramsky

Books & the Arts

Thousands of truck-sized 30-ton shipping containers are stacked aboard the Hanjin Oslo freighter in the Port of Los Angeles, 2020.

Who Really Suffers When the Supply Chain Is in Crisis? Who Really Suffers When the Supply Chain Is in Crisis?

Peter S. Goodman’s recent book on the pandemic’s effect on global rhythms of supply and demand tries to answer why “the world ran out of everything.”

Books & the Arts / Brett Christophers

A photograph by Gordon Parks. of a Washington, DC, street corner.

Diane Oliver’s Fiction From Both Sides of the Color Line Diane Oliver’s Fiction From Both Sides of the Color Line

Neighbors and Other Stories, a posthumously released collection, looks at all the uncertainty and promise of coming of age during and after the civil rights era.

Books & the Arts / Kelton Ellis

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Ryusuke Hamaguchi’s new film, an eco-thriller set in a sylvan Japanese town, explores the messy entanglements of human, machine, and nature that make up planetary existence.

Books & the Arts / Phoebe Chen

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US President Ronald Reagan (C) addresses a Heritage Foundation fete with foundation President Edwin J. Feulner Jr. (L).

The Mandate for Leadership, Then and Now The Mandate for Leadership, Then and Now

The Heritage Foundation’s 1980 manual aimed to roll back the state and unleash the free market. The 2025 vision is more extreme, and even more dangerous.

Feature / Kim Phillips-Fein

Why Trump’s Second Victory Would Be Worse

Why Trump’s Second Victory Would Be Worse Why Trump’s Second Victory Would Be Worse

There’s now a real, organized effort to transform his resentments and impulses into policy. It’s called Project 2025.

Feature / Robert L. Borosage

Under a Second Trump Term, the DHS Will Be Even Harsher Than Before

Under a Second Trump Term, the DHS Will Be Even Harsher Than Before Under a Second Trump Term, the DHS Will Be Even Harsher Than Before

Project 2025 lays out a vision of a new immigration enforcement agency that will be more effective than ever in deporting, detaining, and denying entry to immigrants.

Feature / Gaby Del Valle

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