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Delegates Are Using The Convention to Make TPP Politically Unacceptable

A clear line has been drawn at the corporate-friendly trade deal during this year's convention.

John Nichols

Campaigns and Elections

Hillary Clinton Lets the Men Make Her Case on Night 3 of the DNC

One powerful man after another wielded his powers on behalf of the first woman to be nominated by a major party for president of the United States. 

Joan Walsh
Election 2016

The Civil-Rights Movement Made Hillary Clinton’s Historic Nomination Possible

Whatever you think of her, Clinton’s candidacy is an important victory in the long fight for voting rights.

Ari Berman
Election 2016

Is Trump’s Style of Politics the New Normal for the GOP?

Trump’s policies are repellent, but the real danger comes from the acceptance of menace and ridicule as substitutes for political debate.

D.D. Guttenplan
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Focus on the DNC

Why President Obama and Tim Kaine ‘Feel the Bern’

The president and the vice-presidential nominee recognize that talking about Bernie Sanders is smart politics.

John Nichols

Who Goes to the DNC Anyway?

From an 18-year-old first-time voter to a baseball-cap entrepreneur, eight conventioneers tell us what brings them to Philly.

Samantha Schuyler and Molly Stier

Why We Need to Listen to the Mothers of the Movement

Both parties use grief to sell their messages. But not all uses of emotion in politics are the same.

D.D. Guttenplan

Focus on Brazil

Brazil For Sale: How a Legal Coup Set the Stage for Privatization

More austerity and the sell off of treasured public assets will worsen an already crippling recession.

Andy Robinson

Budget Failures, Displacement, Zika—Welcome to Rio’s $11.9B Summer Olympics

The disaster in Brazil is an extreme version of what happens when the International Olympic Committee comes to town.

Dave Zirin

Welcome to Brazil, Where a Food Revolution Is Changing the Way People Eat

How the country challenged the junk-food industry and became a global leader in the battle against obesity.

Bridget Huber

Books & the Arts

The Donald Trump Blueprint

Trump inhabits interiors in lieu of an interior life and shows them off with hyperbolic self-celebration. Gilt by association!

Michael Sorkin

Máirtín Ó Cadhain: Found in Translation

They way to see the author’s satire of small-village life whole is to see the translations multiplied.

Aaron Thier

Where Is the New Cyberfeminism?

Virtual reality remains stuck in age-old ideas about women and their bodies.

Cecilia D’Anastasio
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Take Action

Take Action to End the Use of Tear Gas in Prisons

People in prisons across the country have described harrowing experiences that sound like nothing less than torture.

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Watch and Listen

July 22, 2016
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View: Los Angeles Is a Very Different City After Dark

Photos show how the cityscape is remade each night.

July 6, 2016