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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

US President Joe Biden walks across the South Lawn of the White House.

Biden Is Tearing His Own Coalition Apart Biden Is Tearing His Own Coalition Apart

He’s trying to have both guns and butter. But you can’t revive liberalism by tying domestic renewal to militarism.

Nov 9, 2023 / Column / Jeet Heer

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken attends a press conference in Tel Aviv, Israel, on November 3, 2023.

The Weekend Biden’s Middle East Policy Collapsed The Weekend Biden’s Middle East Policy Collapsed

Secretary of State Antony Blinken’s diplomatic trip was a humiliating failure. The administration’s regional approach has gone down in flames.

Nov 7, 2023 / Column / Spencer Ackerman

The Origins of Race Reductionism

The Origins of Race Reductionism The Origins of Race Reductionism

Today’s conversation around inequality traces back to the compromises made in the late civil rights movement.

Oct 31, 2023 / Class Notes / Adolph Reed Jr.

Memo to Biden Admistration Policy Dissidents: Don’t Mourn. Resign.

Memo to Biden Admistration Policy Dissidents: Don’t Mourn. Resign. Memo to Biden Admistration Policy Dissidents: Don’t Mourn. Resign.

The best thing staffers frustrated by the president’s policy in the Israel-Gaza war can do is quit.

Nov 1, 2023 / Column / Jeet Heer

A person in jeans and a black sweatshirt looks at a brightly-colored mural depicting George Floyd as well as a sign reading

Solidarity Between BLM and Palestine Has Deep Roots Solidarity Between BLM and Palestine Has Deep Roots

Black liberationists have long found kinship with the Palestinian cause, seeing a common desire to live free of violence.

Oct 30, 2023 / Column / Kali Holloway

Representative Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) arrives at his office in the Rayburn House Office Building on October 19, 2023, in Washington, D.C.

Bullet Dodged Bullet Dodged

Oct 31, 2023 / Column / Calvin Trillin

Grown men are taking the time to condemn the writer of “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together.”

The Right’s Latest Target: Unmarried Women The Right’s Latest Target: Unmarried Women

Archconservatives find single women threatening, and they’re trying to browbeat them into submission.

Oct 17, 2023 / Column / Jeet Heer

In Defense of Homeownership

In Defense of Homeownership In Defense of Homeownership

It’s been blamed for everything from NIMBYism to urban sprawl. So why do I still want in?

Oct 18, 2023 / Column / Kate Wagner

Affirmative Action for Men?

Affirmative Action for Men? Affirmative Action for Men?

College admissions policies claiming to maintain a gender balance are giving male applicants yet another advantage.

Oct 14, 2023 / Column / Katha Pollitt

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