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How Lyme Disease Became Unstoppable How Lyme Disease Became Unstoppable

There was nothing inevitable about the Lyme epidemic. Then humans disrupted the environment and fueled an era of tick-borne diseases.

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Bill Walton Was Once a Trailblazing Radical Bill Walton Was Once a Trailblazing Radical

The basketball great is now better known for his tie-dyed shirts and enthusiastic sports commentary, but in the 1970s, he was a polarizing anti-government activist.

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Inside the Latest Congressional Hearing on Campus Antisemitism Inside the Latest Congressional Hearing on Campus Antisemitism

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The Death of Ebrahim Raisi, the Rafah Offensive in Gaza, and Unrest in New Caledonia The Death of Ebrahim Raisi, the Rafah Offensive in Gaza, and Unrest in New Caledonia

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The Soulless Hypocrisy of Nikki Haley The Soulless Hypocrisy of Nikki Haley

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Israel-Gaza War

Displaced Palestinian children line up to receive food in Rafah, on the southern Gaza Strip, on May 19, 2024.

Gazans Don’t Need Biden’s PR Stunts. We Need Him to End This Horror. Gazans Don’t Need Biden’s PR Stunts. We Need Him to End This Horror.

Floating piers won’t change anything. The world needs to pull Israel back before there is no Gaza left at all.

Ahmed Abu Artema

A pro-Palestinian protest of Harvard students and their supporters ends on the lawn behind Klarman Hall, at Harvard Business School, after starting in the Old Yard by Massachusetts Hall.

The Students Protesting the War in Gaza Are Continuing a Proud Tradition The Students Protesting the War in Gaza Are Continuing a Proud Tradition

One thing is guaranteed: The commitment of this generation of student activists will reverberate through the progressive movement for years to come.

William D. Hartung

Tanya Haj-Hassan at Al-Aqsa Martyrs Hospital in Deir al-Balah, Gaza, on March 16, 2024.

What It’s Like on the Front Lines of Gaza’s Hospital Hell What It’s Like on the Front Lines of Gaza’s Hospital Hell

Talking to Dr. Tanya Haj-Hassan.

Mary Turfah

Politics

Protesters outside a New College of Florida Board of Trustees meeting last year

Inside New College of Florida’s Counter-Commencement Inside New College of Florida’s Counter-Commencement

As Ron DeSantis and Chris Rufo plunge ahead with the school’s transformation into a right-wing clown college, the students have become the adults in the room. 

Jeb Lund

Can Biden Become a Pugilist for Populism?

Can Biden Become a Pugilist for Populism? Can Biden Become a Pugilist for Populism?

Why it’s time to take Adam Tooze’s advice and “re-politicize the economy.”

Katrina vanden Heuvel

Students holding Palestinian flags and signs walk out of the UMass Amherst commencement ceremony in protest on May 18, 2024, as Chancellor Javier Reyes takes the stage to speak.

The Threat of Democracy on Campus at UMass The Threat of Democracy on Campus at UMass

The real danger posed by the Gaza solidarity encampments is their attack on unfettered autocratic governance by university administrations and wealthy benefactors.

Kevin Young

Books & the Arts

Edward Hopper's “October in Cape Cod,” 1946.

A Coming of Age Novel That Puzzles Through Gender A Coming of Age Novel That Puzzles Through Gender

In Griffin Hansbury’s Some Strange Music Draws Me In, a man’s recollections of his transition opens up into a nuanced examination of gender identity’s many contradictions.

Books & the Arts / Grace Byron

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The Imperial Gaze Turns on Britain’s Isles The Imperial Gaze Turns on Britain’s Isles

In Elizabeth O’Connor’s Whale Fall, an encounter between English documentarians and a remote Welsh island community provokes questions of sexual and national identity.

Books & the Arts / Emmet Fraizer

Point West of Algiers, North Africa, travel sketch, 1896.

Claire Messud’s Remarkable Experiment in Historical Fiction Claire Messud’s Remarkable Experiment in Historical Fiction

Chronicling a pied-noir family across generations and continents, she examines the moral and political responsibilities a novelist owes their kin and their readers.

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Welcome to the Age of Psychedelic Inequality

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Psychedelic-assisted therapies have been hailed as the wave of the future. They’re also becoming big business. What if most people can’t afford them?

Feature / Alissa Quart

The Invisible Lives of Israel’s Thai Workforce

The Invisible Lives of Israel’s Thai Workforce The Invisible Lives of Israel’s Thai Workforce

Manee Jirchat was one of the 31 Thai laborers kidnapped by Hamas on October 7. This is his story.

Feature / Timothy McLaughlin

The Workers Behind Bozeman’s Boom

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One of the fastest-growing small cities in America relies on undocumented labor to fuel its economic explosion.

Feature / Nick Bowlin

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