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By focusing on the Black working class and its long history, Blair LM Kelley’s book, Black Folk, helps tell the larger story of American democracy over the past two and a half cen…

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The Liberal Consensus on Homelessness Got Us Here The Liberal Consensus on Homelessness Got Us Here

The housing crisis is the logical outcome of real estate speculation and expanding unemployment—not an inevitable fact of life.

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Transphobia Spreads in a “Haven” for LGBTQ Youth Transphobia Spreads in a “Haven” for LGBTQ Youth

For young people in Massachusetts facing queer- and transphobia, the statehouse feels very far away.

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This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is GettyImages-2153819012-1.jpg Magistrates arrive at the International Court of Justice to hear South Africa’s request for a Gaza cease-fire, in The Hague, on May 24, 2024.

Israel’s Legal Reckoning and the Historical Shift in Justice for Palestinians Israel’s Legal Reckoning and the Historical Shift in Justice for Palestinians

Global courts challenge Israeli action in Gaza.

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A Ukrainian soldier waits for orders next to the artillery at his fighting position as the Russia-Ukraine war continues in the direction of Liman, Ukraine, on May 25, 2024.

The Perils of Wider War in Eastern Europe The Perils of Wider War in Eastern Europe

We face a choice between a negotiated settlement in Ukraine and the possibility of a catastrophic war.

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Jacob Zuma, the leader of the uMkhonto weSizwe (MK) Party, reacts to a question at the National Result Operation Centre (ROC) at Gallagher Estate on June 1, 2024, in Midrand, South Africa.

Who Will Govern South Africa? Who Will Govern South Africa?

The era of ANC hegemony is over, and Jacob Zuma’s new party is threatening violence if he’s not welcomed into the government.

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Politics

The Theocratic Blueprint for Trump’s Next Term

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How the Christian nationalist vanguard would pursue unprecedented power over all branches of government.

Feature / Chris Lehmann

Conservatives Are Gearing Up for a Major Military Expansion Under Trump 2.0

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If Project 2025 gets its way, a second Trump term will funnel more money to the Pentagon, dwarfing even the Biden administration’s spending.

Feature / William D. Hartung

Nathaniel Blankenship, a crew member in a job program with Coalfield Development Corporation, works to remodel a 1920s-era warehouse into office space in Williamson, West Virginia.

Paul Krugman May Not Know How to Reverse the Decline of Rural America. But We Do. Paul Krugman May Not Know How to Reverse the Decline of Rural America. But We Do.

The countryside has been neglected for decades. A Rural New Deal would reverse that with capital and creative solutions writen by and for rural Americans.

Editorial / Erica Etelson and Anthony Flaccavento

Books & the Arts

A Sweeping History of the Black Working Class

A Sweeping History of the Black Working Class A Sweeping History of the Black Working Class

By focusing on the Black working class and its long history, Blair LM Kelley’s book, Black Folk, helps tell the larger story of American democracy over the past two and a half cen…

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Joni Mitchell being interviewed in 1972 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Seeing Ourselves in Joni Mitchell Seeing Ourselves in Joni Mitchell

Ann Powers’s deeply personal biography of Joni Mitchell looks at how a generation of listeners came to identify with the folk singer’s intimate songs.

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Central Park Tower, One57, and 111 West 57th Street, 2022.

What’s the Deal With Manhattan’s Pencil-Thin High Rises? What’s the Deal With Manhattan’s Pencil-Thin High Rises?

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The Mandate for Leadership, Then and Now The Mandate for Leadership, Then and Now

The Heritage Foundation’s 1980 manual aimed to roll back the state and unleash the free market. The 2025 vision is more extreme, and even more dangerous.

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Why Trump’s Second Victory Would Be Worse

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There’s now a real, organized effort to transform his resentments and impulses into policy. It’s called Project 2025.

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Under a Second Trump Term, the DHS Will Be Even Harsher Than Before

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