Why the Health of Tens of Millions Depends on the US-Mexico Tortilla War Why the Health of Tens of Millions Depends on the US-Mexico Tortilla War

A trade dispute between Mexico City and Washington puts a spotlight on food sovereignty, GMOs, glyphosate, and the fate of Mexico’s iconic white-corn flatbread.

Alexander Zaitchik

The Genius of Ella Fitzgerald The Genius of Ella Fitzgerald

She remade the American songbook in her image, uprooting the very meaning of musical performance.

Books & the Arts / Sam Fentress

California’s New Budget Will Make Major Cuts to Public Programs California’s New Budget Will Make Major Cuts to Public Programs

Facing an estimated $56 billion deficit, the state is pinching pennies in ways that will affect voters—and, potentially, the Democratic party’s reputation.

Column / Sasha Abramsky

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Is 2024 the Year of Trust-Busting? Is 2024 the Year of Trust-Busting?

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At the NIH, a Scandal Grows Around an Official’s Evasion of Public Records Law At the NIH, a Scandal Grows Around an Official’s Evasion of Public Records Law

May 28, 2024 / Jimmy Tobias

Biden Touts His Student Debt Relief, but the Crisis Demands Much More Biden Touts His Student Debt Relief, but the Crisis Demands Much More

May 28, 2024 / Eleni Schirmer

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Israel-Gaza War

Civil defense teams and residents carry out search and rescue efforts after an Israeli attack hits the house belonging to the Al Nadi Family at the al-Daraj neighborhood in Gaza City, Gaza, on May 24, 2024.

My Parents Fled Gaza. I’m Still Here. We May Never See Each Other Again. My Parents Fled Gaza. I’m Still Here. We May Never See Each Other Again.

“I don’t want to leave you behind, but we can’t see any other way, Noor,” Mama said. “We are so tired. We cannot bear it anymore.”

Noor Alyacoubi

House Campus Antisemitism Hearing

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

Students for Justice in Palestine called the hearing “a manufactured attack on higher education” as Republicans criticized universities for negotiating with protesters.

StudentNation / Owen Dahlkamp

Pro-Palestine banner in soccer stands

In Ireland, “Nothing but Love” for the Palestinian Women’s Soccer Team In Ireland, “Nothing but Love” for the Palestinian Women’s Soccer Team

The Palestinian National Women’s Football Team defeated the Bohemian Football Club 2-1 in front of a sell-out crowd in Dublin. It was much more than a win for Palestine.

Dave Zirin

Politics

At the NIH, a Scandal Grows Around an Official’s Evasion of Public Records Law

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After a top aide to Anthony Fauci was grilled by Congress, questions emerge as to whether others may have sought to avoid transparency around the Covid epidemic.

Jimmy Tobias

President Joe Biden at a podium in front of a banner reading

Biden Touts His Student Debt Relief, but the Crisis Demands Much More Biden Touts His Student Debt Relief, but the Crisis Demands Much More

The president is canceling student loan debt in batches of thousands, but the need is in the millions. It’s costing him the voters he needs most.

Eleni Schirmer

Former UN ambassador Nikki Haley announced that she would vote for former president Donald Trump during an event at the Hudson Institute on May 22, 2024 in Washington, D.C.

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

Haley has abandoned her opposition to Trump for political expediency. Joe Biden should use Haley’s words against her—and Trump.

John Nichols

Books & the Arts

Ella Fitzgerald at the Newport Jazz Festival in Newport, Rhode Island, 1970.

The Genius of Ella Fitzgerald The Genius of Ella Fitzgerald

She remade the American songbook in her image, uprooting the very meaning of musical performance.

Books & the Arts / Sam Fentress

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

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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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