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Robert Kennedy Jr. Is a Flawed Heretic Robert Kennedy Jr. Is a Flawed Heretic

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Moms for Liberty Came to Philly. Philly Came for Them. Moms for Liberty Came to Philly. Philly Came for Them.

This city is welcoming to just about everyone—except hateful fascist bigots, as the Moms for Liberty found out.

Kim Kelly

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Donald Trump, Ron DeSantis, and Their Nazi Fanboys Donald Trump, Ron DeSantis, and Their Nazi Fanboys

The DeSantis and Trump campaigns are hurling accusations of racism against each other. Both are right.

Jeet Heer

Moms for Liberty Is the Tea Party All Over Again Moms for Liberty Is the Tea Party All Over Again

The growing right-wing movement proved its influence at its recent Philadelphia summit. The political press is playing right into its hands.

Chris Lehmann

Gus Newport Showed Bernie Sanders How to Be a Socialist Mayor in the Age of Reagan Gus Newport Showed Bernie Sanders How to Be a Socialist Mayor in the Age of Reagan

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Books & the Arts

Artemisia Gentileschi's “Judith and Her Maidservant with the Head of Holofernes” (detail), c. 1623–25.

A Hidden History of Europe’s Pre-Modernist Women Artists A Hidden History of Europe’s Pre-Modernist Women Artists

A recent exhibition documenting four centuries of art from female painters and illustrators provides a new way of looking at an era of art history where women are often left out.

Books & the Arts / Barry Schwabsky

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The Life and Times of a Niche Rapper The Life and Times of a Niche Rapper

Vince Staples’s self-titled Netflix show is a probing look at celebrity culture, Hollywood, and the pitfalls of being only kind of famous.

Books & the Arts / Stephen Kearse

Martin Baron announcing that he is leaving The Boston Globe to become the executive editor of The Washington Post.

What Happened to “The Washington Post” Under Marty Baron? What Happened to “The Washington Post” Under Marty Baron?

In a new book, the former editor tirelessly hymns how he and the newspaper protected their journalists and shored up the foundations of our crumbling republic. But was that the ca…

Books & the Arts / Chris Lehmann

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Michal Kaliszan and his mother at Michal's graduation from the University of Waterloo, where he studied computer science.

When Death Is the Best Choice, Is It a Choice at All? When Death Is the Best Choice, Is It a Choice at All?

Disabled Canadians need support, but without proper government funding, voluntary death through MAID may be their only option.

Feature / Nora Loreto

Without Apology: Abortion in Literature

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Some of the most powerful, important abortion narratives show working-class women terminating their pregnancies without regret or anguish.

Feature / Edna Bonhomme

In the Attacks on Trans Rights, We’re Seeing the Rise of a New Confederacy

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These legislative assaults constitute the spear tip of a nation within a nation, threatening the foundations of democracy.

Feature / Nan D. Hunter

World

A Democratic voter uncommitted to President Joe Biden rallies outside of a polling station in Dearborn, Mich., on February 27, 2024.

Michigan’s Democratic Voters Sent President Biden a Clear Message on Gaza Michigan’s Democratic Voters Sent President Biden a Clear Message on Gaza

But will the president listen and change course? Or continue to risk his presidency—and our democracy—over blind loyalty to Bibi Netanyahu?

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Military Spending Isn’t the Economic Galvanizer You Think it Is Military Spending Isn’t the Economic Galvanizer You Think it Is

The opportunity costs of throwing endless trillions of dollars at the military means far less is invested in other crucial American needs

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A demonstration in 1993 against NAFTA in Austin, Texas.

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The promise of free trade was never fulfilled. Workers are continuing to lose ground.

Gerardo Otero

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