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The GOP’s Latest Obamacare Repeal Push Isn’t Really About Health Care

It’s about how to finance tax cuts for the ultra-wealthy.

George Zornick

Foreign Policy

Bernie Sanders Just Gave the Progressive Foreign-Policy Speech We’ve Been Waiting For

The senator powerfully linked domestic and foreign policy in the context of massive global inequality.

Stephen Miles
Election 2016

We Need to Reckon With the Story ‘What Happened’ Tells

Hillary Clinton has a unique perspective on a world-historical event. Why shouldn’t she write a book about it?

Katha Pollitt
Health Care

On Graham-Cassidy, Republicans Are Either Stupid or Dishonest

GOP senators who support the bill either don’t know what’s in it, or are lying through their teeth about it.

Joan Walsh
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From the Magazine

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The Shocking Dishonesty of the GOP’s Latest Repeal Push

Since when should success be punished?

David Dayen

Debating ‘What Happened’

Our 2016 election correspondents take on Hillary Clinton’s controversial new memoir.

Joan Walsh and D.D. Guttenplan

How Trump Has Normalized the Unspeakable

He has legitimized bigotry and given the imprimatur of a major political party to criminal violence.

Sasha Abramsky


Can Black Lives Matter Win in the Age of Trump?

You could be forgiven for thinking the movement has gone quiet. But you’d be wrong.
Dani McClain

On June 1, the right-wing blogger and avowed white supremacist Jason Kessler and other alt-right activists met for dinner on the patio of Miller’s Downtown, a popular burger joint in Charlottesville, Virginia. The dinner was two weeks after white nationalists had gathered in the city’s Lee Park, wielding torches as… Continue Reading >

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Climate disasters

Communities Hit by Hurricane Irma Still Need Your Help

Long after the national media move on, communities in the Caribbean and Florida will be doing the hard work of rebuilding.

Glyn Peterson

Climate Denialism Is Literally Killing Us

The victims of Hurricane Harvey have a murderer—and it’s not the storm.​

Mark Hertsgaard

Natural Disasters Call for Good Governance, Not Charity

Trump promised to donate $1 million to Harvey relief efforts—while dismantling the government we all rely on.

Laila Lalami


Speaking of the ‘Female Gaze’

In today’s confused, commercial, and not-quite-intellectual environment, the phrase “female gaze” functions in varied ways, according to its users’ needs.

Alina Cohen

Frederick Wiseman’s World of Institutions

In his 42nd film, the documentarian examines the New York Public Library from both his Olympian and activist perspectives.

Stuart Klawans

The Real Crisis of European Multiculturalism

As a set of policies and as an ideal for a more pluralist society, it has failed not because of recent waves of immigration but because of how Europeans view their own culture and national traditions.

Joan W. Scott
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Watch and Listen

Listen: How Sports Can Unlearn Toxic Masculinity

Cleaning up youth sports culture in America and standing alongside teammates of color.

September 19, 2017

View: The Borderlands’ Human Stain

Photographs that capture the traces of violence that have plagued the US-Mexico border for generations.

July 27, 2017

Watch: VIDEO: People in Denmark Are a Lot Happier Than People in the United States. Here’s Why.

When governments provide benefits and services that allow its citizens to thrive, everyone wins.

July 17, 2017


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