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Kirstjen Nielsen Lied to Congress About Trump’s War on Migrant Children

Senator Jeff Merkley is demanding a perjury inquiry. And he’s got documents that point to shameful wrongdoing.

John Nichols


With the Government Shutdown, Is Your Water Safe?

The government shutdown is putting further stress on a regulatory system already strained to the breaking point.

Michelle Chen

Turning the Women’s March Into a Mass Movement Was Never Going to Be Simple

The reason goes to the heart of inclusive, democratic movement building.

Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor
Martin Luther King, Jr.

MLK Warned Us of the Well-Intentioned Liberal

Dr. King did not compromise on racial justice. Neither should we.

Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II and Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove
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From the Magazine

The women's march

There’s a Good Reason Many Jewish Women Will Be Joining the Women’s March

We feel it’s where we belong.

Sarah Seltzer

A Vital, Vulnerable Conversation With the Leaders of the Women’s March

It’s time to fracture the white lens through which people have framed, and attacked, the co-chairs.

Nylah Burton

Turning the Women’s March Into a Mass Movement Was Never Going to Be Simple

The reason goes to the heart of inclusive, democratic movement building.

Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor


Nancy Pelosi Is Done Enabling Trump and the GOP

Pelosi understands the role she plays as a check on an out-of-control presidency, and this is only the first of many times we will see her play it.

Joan Walsh

A Federal Judge Just Crushed Scott Walker’s Lame-Duck Assault on Voting Rights

Wisconsin Republicans have been thwarted in their effort to limit early voting and student participation in elections.

John Nichols

Tulsi Gabbard’s Deceptive Foreign Policy

The Hawaii congresswoman’s anti-interventionism masks an affinity for authoritarians, nationalists, and Islamophobes.

Evan Hill


Why No Deal Is the Real Deal: Brexit and the Politics of the Interregnum

Leaving the European Union is the necessary goal of the left in Britain.

Maurice Glasman

The Forgotten Lessons of Nagasaki

Seventy-four years after an atom bomb destroyed the Japanese city, survivors hold on to its tragic memory.

Susan Southard

These Parties Are Fighting for the Climate, Human Rights, and Immigrants—and They’re Winning

After years in the doldrums, the Greens have come roaring back all across northern Europe.

Paul Hockenos


Black Feminist Punks to the Front

On their debut album, London’s Big Joanie pay tribute to black sisterhood.

Ann-Derrick Gaillot

The Fyre Festival Documentary Is a Lurid Look Into Start-Up-Culture Grift

Chronicling the infamous music festival, the documentary looks at how tech bros turned a luxury getaway into a blockbuster scam.

Stephen Kearse

In the Shadow of the CMS

How content-management systems will shape the future of media businesses big and small. 

Kyle Chayka

Watch and Listen

Watch: This Is How We Win

It’s time to bring back the power of the strike. 

January 8, 2019

View: Portraits From the Exodus

Members of the migrant caravans, stranded in Tijuana, explain why they traveled thousands of miles from their homes.

December 14, 2018

Listen: NFL Coaching Hires: How Racist Is This League?

Charles Modiano stops by to talk about the NFL’s recent coaching hires.

January 15, 2019


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