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Grassley Knows Exactly What He Was Doing 35 Years Ago—Scheming to Ban Abortion

The Judiciary Committee chair will bend every rule to confirm Brett Kavanaugh as part of his career-long mission to overturn Roe.

John Nichols

Jeremy Corbyn

Jeremy Corbyn and the Crisis of Anti-Semitism

A vicious feud has engulfed the Labour Party—why can’t its leader defuse it?

D.D. Guttenplan
Disaster Capitalism

When Disaster Capitalism Comes for the University of Puerto Rico

The ongoing privatization of Puerto Rico’s recovery threatens not only the university’s autonomy, but its very existence.

Rima Brusi, Yarimar Bonilla and Isar Godreau
World

How Conspiracy Theories Unite the International Far Right

At a recent gathering in St. Louis, paranoia, xenophobia, and racism gave far-right activists from around the world a common cause.  

Brendan O’Connor
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Politics

Before We Even Begin to Have a Conversation About Forgiving Brett Kavanaugh

Christine Blasey Ford has come forward with highly credible allegations of sexual assault that deserve a full airing and much reflection.

Katha Pollitt

Florida Is on the Verge of a Historic Voting-Rights Victory

Now ex-felons, nearly 10 percent of the state’s population, are indefinitely barred from voting—but Amendment Four could change that in November.

Sasha Abramsky

Why the Best New Deal Is a Green New Deal

Energized Democrats are learning from their activist base that a sustainable and just environmental plan is not only good policy, it’s good politics.

Greg Carlock and Sean McElwee

world

Is France Finally Reckoning With Its Brutal Past?

Macron's acknowledgement of French torture during the Algerian war was unprecedented—but what comes next?

Karina Piser

Germany’s Faith-Based Sanctuary Activists Have Created a National Movement

But it’s under growing pressure from politicians waging war on the right to asylum.

Caitlin L. Chandler

Is the ‘Swedish Model’ of Social Democracy Endangered?

The rise of the right-wing populist Sweden Democrats is stunning—but the Social Democrats have been losing ground for decades.

Lars Trägårdh

Culture

Barbara Ehrenreich Takes On the Wellness Industry

In her new book, Ehrenreich argues that accepting death means being able to live more fully.

Megan Erickson

How and Why the First Amendment Became a Weapon for the Right

Over the past decade, the Supreme Court has recast free speech and the Constitution’s core principles in order to entrench the power of employers and the wealthy.

Jedediah Purdy

Mitski’s Scream

Her new album captures a generation’s complaints and forthright sense of confidence.

Samantha Schuyler

Watch and Listen

Listen: Serena Williams and the Policing of Anger

Soraya Chemaly joins the show to talk Serena Williams, and the overseeing of women’s rage.

September 18, 2018

Watch: These Tenants Are Leading the Largest Rent Strike in LA History

Residents of three buildings in Central Los Angeles are refusing to pay rent until their landlord agrees to fair rent increases.

August 20, 2018

View: ‘A Border Control Official Sexually Abused Me’

Aura Hernández fled to the US seeking safety. Instead, she encountered threats, harassment, and assault.

April 2, 2018

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