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Curtains

Curtains Curtains

Don’t look now.

May 27, 2024 / OppArt

Edward Hopper's “October in Cape Cod,” 1946.

A Coming of Age Novel That Puzzles Through Gender A Coming of Age Novel That Puzzles Through Gender

In Griffin Hansbury’s Some Strange Music Draws Me In, a man’s recollections of his transition opens up into a nuanced examination of gender identity’s many contradictions.

May 27, 2024 / Books & the Arts / Grace Byron

Supporters of former president Donald Trump watch as he holds a rally in the South Bronx on May 23, 2024, in New York City. The Bronx, home to a large Latino community, has been a Democratic base for generations of voters and the rally comes as Trump looks to attract more non-white voters.

Trump Takes the Bronx Trump Takes the Bronx

45 who wants to be 47 got what he came for.

May 24, 2024 / D.D. Guttenplan

The Trump Platform

The Trump Platform The Trump Platform

The Unitary Executive.

May 24, 2024 / The Greater Quiet / Steve Brodner

A worker hangs an election campaign billboard of the Likud party showing former US President Donald Trump, left, and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Tel Aviv on September 8, 2019.

Will Vladimir Putin and Benjamin Netanyahu Bless Donald Trump With an October Surprise? Will Vladimir Putin and Benjamin Netanyahu Bless Donald Trump With an October Surprise?

Unlike Joe Biden, the former president benefits from international turmoil. 

May 24, 2024 / Jeet Heer

House Campus Antisemitism Hearing

Inside the Latest Congressional Hearing on Campus Antisemitism Inside the Latest Congressional Hearing on Campus Antisemitism

Students for Justice in Palestine called the hearing “a manufactured attack on higher education” as Republicans criticized universities for negotiating with protesters.

May 24, 2024 / StudentNation / Owen Dahlkamp

Former UN ambassador Nikki Haley announced that she would vote for former president Donald Trump during an event at the Hudson Institute on May 22, 2024 in Washington, D.C.

The Soulless Hypocrisy of Nikki Haley The Soulless Hypocrisy of Nikki Haley

Haley has abandoned her opposition to Trump for political expediency. Joe Biden should use Haley’s words against her—and Trump.

May 24, 2024 / John Nichols

George Floyd Remembered

George Floyd Remembered George Floyd Remembered

Muralists around the world leave indelible portraits.

May 24, 2024 / OppArt / Anonymous

Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito.

Samuel Alito’s Opinions Are Just As Upside-Down as His Flag Samuel Alito’s Opinions Are Just As Upside-Down as His Flag

In a majority opinion rubber-stamping South Carolina’s racist congressional map, Alito made it effectively impossible to contest racial gerrymanders.

May 24, 2024 / Elie Mystal

People gather at Columbia University during a protest in support of demonstrations held in China calling for an end to Covid-19 lockdowns in New York on November 28, 2022. People have taken to the streets in major cities across China in a wave of protests not seen since pro-democracy rallies in 1989 were crushed.

How #MeToo Divided NYC’s Chinese Democracy Movement How #MeToo Divided NYC’s Chinese Democracy Movement

The Chinese diaspora community is in turmoil over sexual-misconduct lawsuits, involving members of the Tiananmen Square generation and the younger white-paper generation.

May 24, 2024 / Rong Xiaoqing

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