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Capitol Insurrection

Congress and the States Are Constitutionally Empowered to Crack Down on Trump and His Seditionists Congress and the States Are Constitutionally Empowered to Crack Down on Trump and His Seditionists

Just as Speaker Pelosi has excluded members of Congress’s “sedition caucus,” from the January 6 inquiry, so state officials have the right to exclude Trump and his co-conspirators ...

Jul 27, 2021 / Highlights / John Nichols

What Next for Haiti?

What Next for Haiti? What Next for Haiti?

The announced arrests didn’t solve the murder of Jovenel Moïse. Nor do they address the deeper problems of a country where the presidency has become a business, not a duty.

Jul 12, 2021 / Highlights / Amy Wilentz

MacKenzie Scott

Meet MacKenzie Scott, Our New Good Billionaire Meet MacKenzie Scott, Our New Good Billionaire

With Bill Gates in disgrace, oligarchy's apologists have been pushing Scott as a replacement. But is Jeff Bezos's ex-wife really an improvement?

Jul 9, 2021 / 2021 Year in Review / Tim Schwab

I Am a Man

The Right’s War on History and Truth The Right’s War on History and Truth

The United States may be on the verge of an even greater historical cover-up than that of the Tulsa massacre.

Jun 15, 2021 / Highlights / Ben Jealous

Wind Turbines

We Don’t Need Science Fiction to Avert Climate Catastrophe We Don’t Need Science Fiction to Avert Climate Catastrophe

Europe is showing the world that a clean-energy transition is possible with existing technology.

Jun 14, 2021 / Highlights / Paul Hockenos

deliveroo protest

Gig Workers of the World Are Uniting Gig Workers of the World Are Uniting

How do you beat companies that can spend hundreds of millions of dollars to exempt themselves from labor law? You organize.

Jun 1, 2021 / Highlights / Wilfred Chan

Police at a protest in Washington, DC

The Backlash to Derek Chauvin’s Conviction Is Already Here The Backlash to Derek Chauvin’s Conviction Is Already Here

This simulacrum of justice for Black folks, delivered centuries overdue, won’t be a turning point unless we do far more work.

Apr 26, 2021 / Highlights / Kali Holloway

New York City Voter

How Ranked-Choice Voting Is Changing Progressive Politics in New York How Ranked-Choice Voting Is Changing Progressive Politics in New York

A new voting system can transform NYC politics, if progressives make effective endorsements and educate voters on how to maximize democracy.

Apr 26, 2021 / Highlights / John Nichols

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