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Placing “Guardrails” on the US-China Nuclear Competition

A failure to challenge inflated claims about China’s nuclear arsenal will have serious and painful consequences.

Michael T. Klare

Racism and Discrimination

Giving Josephine Baker a Hero’s Grave Won’t Bury the Truth…

About France’s republican racism.

Gary Younge
Europe

Europe’s War on Woke

Why elites across the Atlantic are freaking out about the concept of structural racism.

James McAuley
Higher Education

Who Is the University of Austin For?

The project’s uphill battle points to a deeper contradiction within what might be called neo-neoconservatism.

David Klion
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Politics

’Tis the Season for DeJoy’s Removal

’Tis the Season for DeJoy’s Removal

Firing Postmaster General Louis DeJoy is essential to ending the crisis at the USPS. But the agency needs more than a “return to quiet competence.”

John Nichols
Senators Meet For Weekly Policy Luncheons

The Republicans Have Become the Party of Organized Violence

Right now, the GOP views threats of violence as offering a political advantage with no real downside. Normalization of this behavior by President Biden or the media will only make it worse.

Jeet Heer
Paperwork Keeps People Poor

Paperwork Keeps People Poor

It would be a huge mistake for Democrats to embrace harsh work requirements once again.

Bryce Covert

World

APTOPIX Migration Belarus Poland

The Trap at the Poland–Belarus Border

Why the Polish ruling party turned a minor border crisis into an “existential threat.”

David Ost
Helsinki, Finland

Finnish Democracy Is on the Brink

Finland is vulnerable to the same threats that confront democracies across the EU—the popular appeal of nativist parties, polarized political discourse, and cyber-bullying of minority and female politicians.

David L. Kirp
Europe’s War on Woke

Europe’s War on Woke

Why elites across the Atlantic are freaking out about the concept of structural racism.

James McAuley

Culture

Dennis Cooper In A Loft In Soho, New York City.

Dennis Cooper’s Love Story of a Lifetime

His new book, I Wished, asks: What can a novel do in the service of remembering a lost love?

Kate Wolf
Health Care Reform’s History of Utter Failure

Health Care Reform’s History of Utter Failure

Cohn shows how repeated failures by Democrats and Republicans to get a decent policy through our 18th-century constitutional structure led to the strategy that produced the Affordable Care Act.

Ryan Cooper
Gayl Jones’s Epic of Liberation

Gayl Jones’s Epic of Liberation

In her new novel, Jones offers a story of slavery and freedom in the Americas.

Farah Jasmine Griffin

Watch and Listen

Listen: Why Republicans Want to Ban the 1619 Project

Martha Jones on history, plus  Father Greg Boyle on gangs.

November 18, 2021

Listen: Jen Fitzgerald: A Poet Without a Home

Listen to the full episode of Going For Broke With Ray Suarez

November 15, 2021

Listen: John Koopman: Stars and Stripes and Strip Clubs

Listen to the full episode of Going for Broke With Ray Suarez.

November 8, 2021
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