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Praying for beneficent tycoons is not the answer. We need the government to step up.

Dean Baker

How Long Can Joe Biden Keep Hiding From His Own Voters? How Long Can Joe Biden Keep Hiding From His Own Voters?

Unable to defend his Israel/Palestine policy, the president has gone into the Witness Protection Program.

Jeet Heer

Are Autofiction and Reality TV the Same? Are Autofiction and Reality TV the Same?

A conversation with the literary critic Anna Kornbluh on her new book Immediacy, a searing indictment of a newly prevalent aesthetic of verisimilitude and the first person.

Books & the Arts / Lily Meyer

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Nebraska’s New Racist “Stand Your Ground” Law Puts Us All in Danger Nebraska’s New Racist “Stand Your Ground” Law Puts Us All in Danger

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New York’s Long Congressional Redistricting Nightmare Finally Comes to an End New York’s Long Congressional Redistricting Nightmare Finally Comes to an End

Mar 4, 2024 / Ross Barkan

The Supreme Court Must Be Stopped The Supreme Court Must Be Stopped

Mar 1, 2024 / Elie Mystal

The First Athletes to Speak Out Are the Bravest The First Athletes to Speak Out Are the Bravest

Mar 1, 2024 / Dave Zirin

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Israel-Gaza War

New York Times headquarters in New York City on Sunday, February 4, 2024.

The Nixonian “New York Times” Stonewalls on a Discredited Article About Hamas and Rape The Nixonian “New York Times” Stonewalls on a Discredited Article About Hamas and Rape

The newspaper of record botches an important story about sexual violence on October 7.

Jeet Heer

Aaron Bushnell

Taking Aaron Bushnell at His Word (and Deed) Taking Aaron Bushnell at His Word (and Deed)

The airman who set himself alight on Sunday signed up to sacrifice himself for the greater good—only to discover that he had become an accomplice to evil.

Lyle Jeremy Rubin

A 12 year-old, Palestinian boy named Hasan Abu Emune collects recyclable material such as, paper, metal and glass to contribute his family's livelihood as the daily life continues under difficult conditions in Khan Yunis, Gaza on April 24, 2023.

The Missing News About Gaza The Missing News About Gaza

To understand Palestine and Israel, we need more coverage of the everyday structural violence of occupation.

Comment / Alexei Sisulu Abrahams

Politics

Donald Trump points to Texas Governor Greg Abbott as he speaks at Shelby Park during a visit to the US-Mexico border, Thursday, February 29, 2024, in Eagle Pass, Tex.

Border Hysteria Is a Bipartisan Delusion Border Hysteria Is a Bipartisan Delusion

Yesterday, both President Biden and Donald Trump visited Texas to promise harsher immigration policies.

Chris Lehmann

A person wears a hat supporting those arrested for participating in the January 6 US Capitol attack during the annual Conservative Political Action Conference in National Harbor, Md., on February 22, 2024.

I Was Banned From CPAC, but the Extremists Weren’t I Was Banned From CPAC, but the Extremists Weren’t

From the lobby, I watched neo-Nazis and other far-right figures waltz unimpeded into the Conservative Political Action Conference.

Amanda Moore

A group of Palestinian children is pictured at a school run by the UNWRA a in Deir Al-Balah in the central Gaza Strip on February 22, 2024.

The Biden Administration Joins Israel’s War on UNRWA The Biden Administration Joins Israel’s War on UNRWA

Following Washington’s lead, key US allies have cut funding for the United Nations Relief Works Agency for Palestine—making them all complicit in genocide.

Phyllis Bennis

Books & the Arts

Lisa Vanderpump and Tom Sandoval, of “Vanderpump Rules,” at Bravocon in Las Vegas, Nev., 2023.

Are Autofiction and Reality TV the Same? Are Autofiction and Reality TV the Same?

A conversation with the literary critic Anna Kornbluh on her new book Immediacy, a searing indictment of a newly prevalent aesthetic of verisimilitude and the first person.

Books & the Arts / Lily Meyer

Artemisia Gentileschi's “Judith and Her Maidservant with the Head of Holofernes” (detail), c. 1623–25.

A Hidden History of Europe’s Pre-Modernist Women Artists A Hidden History of Europe’s Pre-Modernist Women Artists

A recent exhibition documenting four centuries of art from female painters and illustrators provides a new way of looking at an era of art history where women are often left out.

Books & the Arts / Barry Schwabsky

Vince Staples in The Vince Staples Show.

The Life and Times of a Niche Rapper The Life and Times of a Niche Rapper

Vince Staples’s self-titled Netflix show is a probing look at celebrity culture, Hollywood, and the pitfalls of being only kind of famous.

Books & the Arts / Stephen Kearse

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The Desolation of America’s Urban Schools

The Desolation of America’s Urban Schools The Desolation of America’s Urban Schools

Austerity measures have resulted in dangerous, squalid conditions for the most vulnerable students.

Feature / Jonathan Kozol

The Divided Landscape of Indian American Politics

The Divided Landscape of Indian American Politics The Divided Landscape of Indian American Politics

The Desi diaspora is both rising up and fracturing on issues of religion, race, and caste, with far-reaching implications for US politics.

Feature / Jeet Heer

An Experiment in Tribally-Owned Internet

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On reservations across the country, tribes are using federal grants to create their own Internet providers. But it takes more than money to get a community online.

Feature / Evan Malmgren

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