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US President Joe Biden speaks during an event at the Community Building Complex of Boone County in Belvidere, Illinois, US, on Thursday, Nov. 9, 2023.

Forget the Polls—Here’s What Actual Election Results Can Tell Us About 2024 Forget the Polls—Here’s What Actual Election Results Can Tell Us About 2024

There are far more insights to be found in this week’s elections than in theoretical surveys about a vote that won’t happen for a year.

Nov 10, 2023 / Comment / John Nichols

An Israeli solider rides toward the border with the Gaza Strip on October 16, 2023.

We Must Not Let the Truth Become a Casualty of This War We Must Not Let the Truth Become a Casualty of This War

Now more than ever, it’s crucial that we talk about what is actually happening in Gaza and Israel, not about unverified rumors.

Oct 16, 2023 / Comment / Musa al-Gharbi

Striking writers picket the Netflix studio in Los Angeles

The WGA Wins Its Strike, but California Workers Face Uncertainty The WGA Wins Its Strike, but California Workers Face Uncertainty

The Hollywood writers' union scores an impressive win, while Governor Newsom sells out strikers on other fronts. 

Oct 6, 2023 / Comment / Ben Schwartz

Progressives Must Step Into Biden’s Vision Vacuum

Progressives Must Step Into Biden’s Vision Vacuum Progressives Must Step Into Biden’s Vision Vacuum

In the absence of a serious insurgent challenger for the presidency, we must mobilize independently.

Oct 3, 2023 / Comment / Robert L. Borosage

Pine Tree Power supporters at a march on July 4.

Maine Is in an Epic Battle Over Its Future Maine Is in an Epic Battle Over Its Future

Voters could turn two private utilities into public goods. The corporations are fighting it tooth and nail.

Sep 18, 2023 / Comment / Bill McKibben

A picture of an at-home COVID test.

Welcome to the “You Do You” Pandemic Welcome to the “You Do You” Pandemic

The new Covid policy: Let them eat cake.

Sep 1, 2023 / Comment / Gregg Gonsalves

Bernardo Arévalo celebrates his win

La Victoria de Bernardo Arévalo Trae a Guatemala Otra Primavera Democrática La Victoria de Bernardo Arévalo Trae a Guatemala Otra Primavera Democrática

La sorprendente victoria del candidato anticorrupción podría marcar una nueva temporada esperanzadora para el país. Pero sólo si se le permite tomar el poder y ejercerlo.

Aug 31, 2023 / En español / Daniel Judt

A Pakistani Human Rights Lawyer Is in Jail for Giving a Speech

A Pakistani Human Rights Lawyer Is in Jail for Giving a Speech A Pakistani Human Rights Lawyer Is in Jail for Giving a Speech

My lawyer, Imaan Mazari, was arrested for speaking out against the Pakistani military.

Aug 30, 2023 / Comment / Hasan Ali

Bernardo Arévalo celebrates his win

Bernardo Arévalo’s Unexpected Victory Brings Guatemala Another Democratic Spring Bernardo Arévalo’s Unexpected Victory Brings Guatemala Another Democratic Spring

The anti-corruption candidate's stunning upset could mark a new and hopeful era for the country. But only if he is allowed to take power—and to exercise it.

Aug 22, 2023 / Comment / Daniel Judt

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