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The Vexed History of Zionism and the Left

A new book asks why the left fell out of love with Zionism, but what it reveals is why liberal Zionists fell out of love with the left.

Joshua Leifer

Culture

Who Gets to Be British?

In Imperial Intimacies, Hazel Carby offers her readers a personal and often heartbreaking history of British empire and identity. 

Gaiutra Bahadur
Election 2020

How Can Warren Win? By Attacking Bloomberg.

Her unity message hasn’t done Warren much good, but now she’s facing an ideal foe.

Jeet Heer
Donald Trump

Republicans Have Made It Clear They Will Let Trump Become a Dictator. Will We?

Freed from all accountability by the Senate, the realtor’s inner autocrat is on full display.

Sasha Abramsky
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election 2020

Democrats Should Welcome Michael Bloomberg to Their Debates—ASAP

The billionaire former New York mayor should have to answer honestly for his record in business and politics, not hide behind ads.

Joan Walsh

How Can Warren Win? By Attacking Bloomberg.

Her unity message hasn’t done Warren much good, but now she’s facing an ideal foe.

Jeet Heer

What We Already Owe to Bernie Sanders

Clinton and Obama holdovers may control the Democratic Party’s machinery, but they no longer set the agenda.

Robert L. Borosage

Politics

Trump Doesn’t Hate Welfare When It Goes to Wealthy White Farmers

The president’s farm aid lays bare the racial and class implications of his disdain of government assistance.

Bryce Covert

The Modern GOP Is Built on Lies

In some ways Trump is more truthful than previous Republican presidents.

Eric Alterman

The Senate Rejects Outsourcing War Powers to Trump

Eight Republican senators join Democrats to declare that Trump has no authority to attack Iran without congressional approval.

John Nichols

Culture

Who Gets to Be British?

In Imperial Intimacies, Hazel Carby offers her readers a personal and often heartbreaking history of British empire and identity. 

Gaiutra Bahadur

Tame Impala Is Feeling Serenity Now

The Australian band’s contemplative new album finds calm in its stadium rock ambitions.

Marcus J. Moore

070 Shake’s Master Plan

The New Jersey rapper’s debut album is a showcase for a one-of-a-kind voice.

Stephen Kearse

Climate Crisis

Environmental Activism

Voices From the Front Lines of a Climate Direct Action Campaign

“We are removing our consent from this system, and we are not asking for anyone’s permission.”

Wen Stephenson

Radical History

History

The First Drag Queen Was a Former Slave

Who fought for queer freedom a century before Stonewall.

Channing Gerard Joseph

World

What Does It Mean to Be a Climate Refugee?

A recent ruling opens the door to new types of protected status.

Atossa Araxia Abrahamian

Iraqis Want Iran and the US Out

The US and Iran have de facto collaborated in and over Iraq for decades. Iraqis are now protesting against both.

Gilbert Achcar

A World War Could Break Out in the Arctic

American military training exercises in northern Norway are escalating tensions with Russia.

Michael T. Klare

interviews

From the Magazine

Watch and Listen

February 5, 2020

Listen: The Kansas City Chiefs Name: Racist Or ‘Just Sports’?

Indian Country Today associate editor Vincent Shilling joins the show to talk about the Kansas City Chiefs and the mascotization of indigenous culture. 

February 4, 2020

View: Blocked Parking Spots, Broken Sidewalks, and Boulders: How Common Spaces Fail People With Disabilities

The Americans with Disabilities Act was passed to ensure that we all had access to public spaces, but the implementation has not always lived up to the law.

January 31, 2020

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Take Action Now: Say No to Endless War

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