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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

Racism and Discrimination

Donald Trump’s Rise Has Coincided With an Explosion of Hate Groups

The president’s rhetoric should sound familiar to anyone who lived through the 1990s paramilitary-style “Patriot” movements.

Michelle Chen
Campaign Finance

One of Trump’s Biggest Donors Thinks Cats Have More Value Than Welfare Recipients

An interview with New Yorker writer Jane Mayer on her research into the darkest reaches of right-wing political funding.

Jon Wiener
US Wars and Military Action

Congress Needs to Stop Trump’s Escalation of the War on Syria

The president’s plans will only fan the country’s flames.

James Carden
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Politics

Trump’s SEC Nominee Has a Major Conflict-of-Interest Problem

Jay Clayton is tied to big banks and corporations—and that could hold up fraud enforcement.

David Dayen

Neil Gorsuch Is Not Another Scalia. He’s the Next John Roberts.

Gorsuch puts a handsome face on an ugly ideology.

Ari Berman

Democrats Should Focus More on Jobs, Less on Russia

The moral horrors of Trump’s policies must be confronted head-on.

Robert L. Borosage

Focus on Feminism

Can You Be a Zionist Feminist? Linda Sarsour Says No

The prominent Palestinian-American feminist responds to claims that anti-Zionism has no place in the feminist movement.

Collier Meyerson

Actually, Not Everything Is a Feminist Issue

And that’s okay.

Katha Pollitt

Housekeepers Versus Harvard: Feminism for the Age of Trump

A feminism for the 99 percent has been forged by working-class immigrant women who confronted Harvard’s first female president and Sheryl Sandberg.

Sarah Leonard and Rebecca Rojer
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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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