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The Supreme Court Just Got a Gun Ruling Right—For Completely Bonkers Reasons

The Supreme Court Just Got a Gun Ruling Right—For Completely Bonkers Reasons The Supreme Court Just Got a Gun Ruling Right—For Completely Bonkers Reasons

The court’s Rahimi ruling seems like a victory for gun regulation but is actually an attempt to deal with the fall-out of one of conservatives’ most extreme 2nd Amendment rulings....

Jun 21, 2024 / Elie Mystal

Representative Jamaal Bowman (D-NY) speaks during a press conference

Jamaal Bowman Versus AIPAC Jamaal Bowman Versus AIPAC

The outcome is a test of how far AIPAC will go to crush progressive movements.

Jun 21, 2024 / Richard Lingeman

I’ve Just Been Canceled For Talking about America’s Israel/Palestine Policy!

I’ve Just Been Canceled For Talking about America’s Israel/Palestine Policy! I’ve Just Been Canceled For Talking about America’s Israel/Palestine Policy!

This kind of penny-ante bullying reveals the intellectual bankruptcy of the pro-Israel cause.

Jun 21, 2024 / Jeet Heer

Joe Biden spaeaks during a campaign rally at Pearson Community Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, on February 4, 2024.

How the Academy Flubbed Its Moguls Memorial How the Academy Flubbed Its Moguls Memorial

The Academy's film museum, seeking to placate critics who decried its earlier omission of Jewish moguls, rushes to fix its clumsy handling of a sensitive subject. 

Jun 21, 2024 / Ben Schwartz

LAX terminal

The World’s Biggest Pension Fund Is Taking a Hard Look at Labor Practices The World’s Biggest Pension Fund Is Taking a Hard Look at Labor Practices

“There are lines that cannot be crossed,” said a member of the board of California’s Public Employees Retirement System.

Jun 21, 2024 / Left Coast / Sasha Abramsky

William Lewis, the new CEO and publisher of the Washington Post Company, speaks to the staff and employees at the headquarters in Washington, DC, in November 2023.

How the Publisher of “The Washington Post” Allegedly Helped Cover Up a Scandal How the Publisher of “The Washington Post” Allegedly Helped Cover Up a Scandal

Former British media executive Will Lewis reportedly offered advice to then–Prime Minister Boris Johnson as a newspaper editor in the UK.

Jun 21, 2024 / Chris Lehmann

San Francisco Giant center fielder Willie Mays swings his bat during spring training in Phoenix, Arizona, on February 24, 1961.

Willie Mays Was Baseball’s Last Mythic Hero Willie Mays Was Baseball’s Last Mythic Hero

The center fielder, who died at 93, was the last surviving star who began his career in Black baseball.

Jun 21, 2024 / Obituary / Bijan C. Bayne

Golden Handcuffs

Golden Handcuffs Golden Handcuffs

Donald Trump was indicted on charges related to hush money paid during his 2016 presidential campaign. 

Jun 21, 2024 / OppArt / Andrea Arroyo

Claudia Sheinbaum, Mexico's president-elect, announces her cabinet picks at the Interactive Museum of Economics in Mexico City on June 20, 2024.

Claudia Sheinbaum’s Election in Mexico Shows How the Left Can Win Claudia Sheinbaum’s Election in Mexico Shows How the Left Can Win

Sheinbaum’s landslide victory is thanks to her commitment to continue policies that put the interests of the working class first.

Jun 21, 2024 / José Luis Granados Ceja

Then-Representative Helen Gahagan Douglas speaks at the Democratic National Convention in 1948.

Nixon and Trump: The Good Women They Defeated Nixon and Trump: The Good Women They Defeated

We remember Trump’s female opponent. Time to remember Nixon’s?

Jun 21, 2024 / Michele Willens

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