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Marchers in tie-dyed t-shirts hold a sign reading

Transphobia Spreads in a “Haven” for LGBTQ Youth Transphobia Spreads in a “Haven” for LGBTQ Youth

For young people in Massachusetts facing queer- and transphobia, the statehouse feels very far away.

Jun 11, 2024 / Comment / Emmet Fraizer

Smoke rises after fire erupts in Western Canada, on May 14, 2024.

The Canadian Wildfires Are Once Again Sounding the Alarm About What’s to Come The Canadian Wildfires Are Once Again Sounding the Alarm About What’s to Come

Immediate climate action must be taken to keep communities safe, in the US and abroad.

Jun 7, 2024 / Comment / Ilana Cohen

Relatives of Palestinians who lost their lives as a result of Israeli air strike mourn as they take the dead bodies from the morgue of El-Najar Hospital to be buried in Rafah, Gaza on April 21, 2024.

Don’t Believe the Conspiracies About the Gaza Death Toll Don’t Believe the Conspiracies About the Gaza Death Toll

The statistical evidence is clear: Civilians in Gaza have overwhelmingly borne the brunt of Israel’s assault.

May 30, 2024 / Comment / Adam Gaffney

Unhoused Candi Siewertsen, right, hugs a friend and a fellow member of the homeless community under a bridge at Baker Park in Grants Pass, Oregon, on Thursday March 28, 2024.

Is Punishing People for Not Having a Place to Sleep Cruel and Unusual? Is Punishing People for Not Having a Place to Sleep Cruel and Unusual?

With Grants Pass, the Supreme Court appears set to allow cities, counties, and states to criminalize homelessness.

May 9, 2024 / Comment / Jeremiah Hayden

A hand-drawn poster with a heart on it, with words including

Oregon Revives the Drug War Oregon Revives the Drug War

The state’s landmark decriminalization initiative wasn’t given a real chance.

May 8, 2024 / Comment / Lydia Kiesling

Israeli Iron Dome air defense system launches to intercept missiles fired from Iran, April 14, 2024.

After the Attacks Between Israel and Iran—What Comes Next? After the Attacks Between Israel and Iran—What Comes Next?

The details of the tit-for-tat reveal that Israel is not the newly triumphant leader of an anti-Iran alliance, but a lonely pariah in a region that is entering a new era.

May 7, 2024 / Comment / Trita Parsi and Nick Cleveland-Stout

Gaza Solidarity Encampment Removal Protest

Scenes From the Gaza Solidarity Encampments Scenes From the Gaza Solidarity Encampments

We asked five student writers to talk about the pro-Palestine protests at their schools, how their administrations have responded, and what the next steps are for organizers.

May 3, 2024 / StudentNation / StudentNation

Bayley fights IYO SKY for the WWE Women's Championship during Night Two at Lincoln Financial Field on April 7, 2024, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

The Glorious Proletarian Theater of Pro Wrestling The Glorious Proletarian Theater of Pro Wrestling

An ode to one of the greatest working-class art forms of our time.

Apr 23, 2024 / Comment / Kim Kelly

Former president Donald Trump at the 18th green during day three of the LIV Golf Invitational–Miami on April 7, 2024, in Doral, Florida.

Trump’s Only Position on Abortion Is to Say Whatever It Takes to Get Reelected Trump’s Only Position on Abortion Is to Say Whatever It Takes to Get Reelected

The mainstream media is once again covering Donald Trump like he’s a normal presidential candidate, rather than someone who represents the “abortion is murder” party.

Apr 10, 2024 / Comment / Andrea Grimes

Extra! Extra! Steve Brodner’s Brilliance Recognized by Herblock Prize

Extra! Extra! Steve Brodner’s Brilliance Recognized by Herblock Prize Extra! Extra! Steve Brodner’s Brilliance Recognized by Herblock Prize

Brodner, a frequent contributor to The Nation, is both a great caricaturist and a great portraitist.

Apr 10, 2024 / Comment / Jeet Heer

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