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United Auto Workers president Shawn Fain speaks during the press conference with union leaders and supporters of a cease-fire in Gaza outside the US Capitol on Thursday, December 14, 2023.

A Working-Class Foreign Policy Is Coming A Working-Class Foreign Policy Is Coming

After a transformative year on the picket lines, the United Auto Workers’ ambitions for building worker power don’t stop at the US border.

Dec 18, 2023 / Column / Spencer Ackerman

The Invisible Victims of Anti-Black Policing

The Invisible Victims of Anti-Black Policing The Invisible Victims of Anti-Black Policing

Racist policing is also deadly for Black women and girls—a reality that is far too often ignored or dismissed.

Dec 13, 2023 / Column / Kali Holloway

Secretary of State Henry Kissinger make a statement in the State Department briefing room after receiving the Nobel Peace prize.

The Death of Henry Kissinger The Death of Henry Kissinger

Dec 12, 2023 / Column / Calvin Trillin

Bayard Rustin

Bayard Rustin Was No Hollywood Figurehead Bayard Rustin Was No Hollywood Figurehead

The new biopic about the socialist organizer stops at the March on Washington. What is it leaving out?

Dec 12, 2023 / Class Notes / Adolph Reed Jr.

Hotel workers march to demand better wages Wednesday, October 25, 2023, in Los Angeles.

The New Labor Militancy of LA’s Hotel Workers The New Labor Militancy of LA’s Hotel Workers

UNITE HERE Local 11 is staggering its strikes across Los Angeles, targeting one out-of-contract hotel one day and another the next.

Dec 8, 2023 / Column / Sasha Abramsky

Planet Earth

In Turbulent Times, Look for the Helpers In Turbulent Times, Look for the Helpers

It’s been a rough year. If you can lend a hand, these causes need—and deserve—your assistance.

Dec 7, 2023 / Column / Katha Pollitt

Representative Mike Johnson leaves a House Republican conference meeting in the Longworth House Office Building on Capitol Hill on October 24, 2023, in Washington, D.C.

Mike Johnson’s “18th-Century Values” Mike Johnson’s “18th-Century Values”

The new speaker of the House says he's a history buff. But has he learned from it, or is he condemned to repeat it?

Nov 30, 2023 / Column / Katha Pollitt

Mike Pence Ends His Presidential Campaign

Mike Pence Ends His Presidential Campaign Mike Pence Ends His Presidential Campaign

Nov 28, 2023 / Column / Calvin Trillin

Biden hands Netanyahu a pen. US and Israeli flags seen in background

Gaza Shows the Difference Between International Law and the “Rules-Based International Order” Gaza Shows the Difference Between International Law and the “Rules-Based International Order”

World / Forever Wars / November 17, 2023 Gaza Shows the Difference Between International Law and the “Rules-Based International Order” Adherence to US hegemony determines w…

Nov 17, 2023 / Column / Spencer Ackerman

A boy searches through buildings, destroyed during Israeli air raids in the southern Gaza Strip on November 10, 2023, in Khan Yunis, Gaza.

Architects Must Refuse to Profit From the Ruins of Palestine Architects Must Refuse to Profit From the Ruins of Palestine

Gaza is a site of human tragedy, not a prize of war.

Nov 14, 2023 / Column / Kate Wagner

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