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The Divided Landscape of Indian American Politics

The Divided Landscape of Indian American Politics The Divided Landscape of Indian American Politics

The Desi diaspora is both rising up and fracturing on issues of religion, race, and caste, with far-reaching implications for US politics.

Feb 20, 2024 / Feature / Jeet Heer

A Granddaughter of Genocide Survivors Dreams of Never Again

A Granddaughter of Genocide Survivors Dreams of Never Again A Granddaughter of Genocide Survivors Dreams of Never Again

A walk though Gaza with Raphael Lemkin, the father of the UN convention on genocide.

Feb 22, 2024 / Feature / Dana Mashoian Walrath

The Desolation of America’s Urban Schools

The Desolation of America’s Urban Schools The Desolation of America’s Urban Schools

Austerity measures have resulted in dangerous, squalid conditions for the most vulnerable students.

Feb 26, 2024 / Feature / Jonathan Kozol

LA’s Corporate Class Wants to Reverse Progressive Gains

LA’s Corporate Class Wants to Reverse Progressive Gains LA’s Corporate Class Wants to Reverse Progressive Gains

The LA left’s newfound electoral muscle has transformed the city into one of the most renter-friendly in the country. Business and real estate interests are fighting back.

Feb 12, 2024 / Feature / Mike Bonin and Peter Dreier

The Blue-Blood Families That Made Fortunes in the Opium Trade

The Blue-Blood Families That Made Fortunes in the Opium Trade The Blue-Blood Families That Made Fortunes in the Opium Trade

Long before the Sacklers appeared on the scene, families like the Astors, the Peabodys, and the Delanos cemented their upper-crust status through the global trade in opium.

Jan 23, 2024 / Feature / Amitav Ghosh

The Progressives Who Give Us Hope for 2024

The Progressives Who Give Us Hope for 2024 The Progressives Who Give Us Hope for 2024

It may seem like there’s little to cheer, but these leaders and activists can show us how to keep fighting the good fight in what promises to be a challenging 2024.

Jan 26, 2024 / Feature / John Nichols

What Does It Mean to Be Palestinian Now?

What Does It Mean to Be Palestinian Now? What Does It Mean to Be Palestinian Now?

After October 7, this question has become a matter of grave importance, amid crackdowns on free speech and protest. Five writers reflect on the state of Palestinian life today.

Jan 25, 2024 / Feature / Noura Erakat, Ahmed Moor, Noor Hindi, Mohammed El-Kurd, and Laila Al-Arian

“It’s Marianne or Death”: On the Campaign Trail With Marianne Williamson

“It’s Marianne or Death”: On the Campaign Trail With Marianne Williamson “It’s Marianne or Death”: On the Campaign Trail With Marianne Williamson

To her detractors, presidential candidate Marianne Williamson is a political joke. But for her most fervent supporters, she's their only hope.

Jan 18, 2024 / Feature / P.E. Moskowitz

Palestine Is in Asia: An Asian American Argument for Solidarity

Palestine Is in Asia: An Asian American Argument for Solidarity Palestine Is in Asia: An Asian American Argument for Solidarity

Edward Said's Orientalism brought a burst of intellectual energy to Asian American liberation. The wider solidarity he called for is even more important today.

Jan 29, 2024 / Feature / Viet Thanh Nguyen

Elon Musk’s Real Threat to Democracy Isn’t What You Think

Elon Musk’s Real Threat to Democracy Isn’t What You Think Elon Musk’s Real Threat to Democracy Isn’t What You Think

How the attention-starved CEO took over our communications infrastructure.

Dec 11, 2023 / Feature / Siva Vaidhyanathan

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