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Inside the Churches That Are Leading New York’s Sanctuary Movement

New York’s sanctuary movement is ready to become more radical. The question is, How?

Jake Offenhartz

Government

Donald Trump Just Hired a Current Theranos Board Member to Run the Pentagon

General Mattis is still associated with the quack medical company. So much for “extreme vetting.”

David Dayen
Disaster Capitalism

Trump’s Infrastructure Plan Is a Full-on Privatization Assault

There’s a much better way to create jobs and rebuild our country’s crumbling infrastructure.

Michelle Chen
Jobs

Trump Gets Some ‘Good Press’ While the Downsizing and Offshoring Continues

A factory is set to close, jobs are being lost, yet the president-elect is taking a “victory lap.”

John Nichols
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The 45th President

Trump Thinks the Law Is for Wusses

But guess who’s really getting conned.

Patricia J. Williams

Donald Trump Is the Greatest Threat to American Democracy in Our Lifetime

His lies about voter fraud are a prelude to massive voter suppression.

Ari Berman

The President-Elect Is an Internet Troll

And the media has no idea what to do with him.

Joan Walsh

Politics

Wilbur Ross and Steve Mnuchin—Profiteers of the Great Foreclosure Machine—Go to Washington

Mnuchin and Ross led companies that committed fraud to foreclose on millions of homeowners. Now they will be in charge of the entire US economy. What could go wrong?

David Dayen

Elaine Chao, Ruined Department of Labor, Picked to Ensure Safety of Nation’s Planes, Trains, and Automobiles

Under her leadership, the Department of Labor routinely ignored complaints about wage theft and workplace safety.

Spencer Woodman

In Carrier Deal, Trump Is Taking Credit for Some Blatant Crony Capitalism

Trump promised to get tough with companies that offshore jobs. He never said anything about buying them off with our tax dollars. 

Joshua Holland
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Standing Rock

This Is What Life Inside the Standing Rock Camp Looks Like Right Now

A photo essay from Standing Rock, where indigenous activists pray and prepare for winter, even as police brutality mounts.

Jake Ratner

Tulsi Gabbard Will Deploy With Fellow Vets to Stand With Standing Rock

The congresswoman and several thousand veterans are expected to travel to North Dakota in solidarity with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe.

John Nichols

Police Attacked Standing Rock Activists For Hours. Why Are They Calling It A Riot?

Misleading narratives obscure the reality of the stand at Standing Rock.

Evelyn Nieves

Culture

Bruce Springsteen’s Redemption Song

The musician delivers a flawed but exquisitely moving and detailed new memoir.

David Hajdu

Washington’s New African-American Museum Shows How Black History Shaped the American Experience

The most recent and cutting-edge scholarship informs the exhibits.

Erica Armstrong Dunbar

Would Politics Be Better Off Without Anger?

Martha Nussbaum’s new book about the dangers of anger tells us more about the limits of the liberal mindset than the actual world of politics.  

Amia Srinivasan

Watch and Listen

Watch: More Dangerous Than a Thousand Rioters: The Revolutionary Life of Lucy Parsons

What we can learn from one of the great organizers in American history.

November 15, 2016

Listen: Start Making Sense: The Real Revolution of 2016 was Not Trump’s

Mike Davis on how Trumpism won’t last long. Plus Joan Walsh on women voters, Kai Wright on Obama and race, and Adam Shatz on “law and order.”

November 17, 2016
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