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July 13, 2017
This Chicago Politician Is Showing How to Govern From the Left
In 2015, Carlos Ramirez-Rosa became the city’s youngest alderman. Then he really began breaking ground.
July 12, 2017
American Democracy Is Now Under Siege by Both Cyber-Espionage and GOP Voter Suppression
The same Republicans who benefited from Russian hacking in the 2016 election have been suppressing the vote for years.
June 29, 2017
Gun Sales Are Plummeting and Trump Wants to Help
The NRA’s new playbook includes guns for kids and open carry in every state.
June 27, 2017
Macron on the March in France
Many voters share his belief that the current crisis requires a different kind of politics—but can Macron deliver the goods?
June 26, 2017
African Americans Have Lost Untold Acres of Land Over the Last Century
An obscure legal loophole is often to blame.
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June 21, 2017
Lisa, Laquanda, Machelle, and Kenya Were Sentenced as Children to Die in Prison
Decades later, a Supreme Court ruling could give them their freedom.
June 21, 2017
The Troubled Resentencing of America’s Juvenile Lifers
When SCOTUS outlawed mandatory juvenile life without parole, advocates celebrated—but the outcome has been anything but fair.
June 15, 2017
A Progressive Electoral Wave Is Sweeping the Country
The Trump-obsessed big media are mostly ignoring it, but Bernie-inspired activists are winning across the country—including in districts that went for Trump in 2016.
June 13, 2017
Daring to Dream in the Age of Trump
Resistance is necessary, but it’s not enough to win the world we need.
May 17, 2017
Can Rob Quist’s Full-Throated Populism Win Back Rural America?
The banjo-playing, cowboy hat-wearing folk singer is battling a tech billionaire—and doing it the Montana way.