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SAG-AFTRA agreement addresses key issues, but future struggles await the entertainment industry. 

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The People’s Republic of Portland, Maine The People’s Republic of Portland, Maine

Local organizers have gotten the New England town to pass some of the most progressive legislation in the country. Will it stick?

Feature / Sasha Abramsky

The Bipartisan Attack on Public Schools The Bipartisan Attack on Public Schools

In New Jersey, liberal and conservative forces poured resources into the charter school movement. This effort helps explain the woes of the public school system in the country.

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Israel-Gaza War

Israel’s War in Gaza, Subsidized by the USA Israel’s War in Gaza, Subsidized by the USA

Reliance on US aid gives the Biden administration leverage to push for a cease-fire, hostage exchange, and an end to the slaughter of civilians—if it can find the political will.

William D. Hartung

As the Death Toll Rises in Gaza, AIPAC Lobbies for War As the Death Toll Rises in Gaza, AIPAC Lobbies for War

Political interests in Washington are vying for influence when it comes to US policy in the Middle East—no matter how out of step they are with public opinion.

Town Called Malice / Chris Lehmann

They Helped to Get Biden Elected. Now They’re Demanding That He Back a Cease-Fire. They Helped to Get Biden Elected. Now They’re Demanding That He Back a Cease-Fire.

The president cannot afford to lose the generation of young political activists who are telling him he is flat wrong when it comes to Gaza.

John Nichols

Politics

Joe Manchin surrounded by reporters in the Capitol building.

Joe Manchin, Jeff Weaver, and Jill Stein Walk Into a Bar… Joe Manchin, Jeff Weaver, and Jill Stein Walk Into a Bar…

Actually, it’s no joke. All three just showed they’re opportunists more interested in themselves than the country’s perilous future.

Joan Walsh

Cori Bush speaks to Rashida Tlaib while both hold candles in front of steps

Why It’s Important to Defend Representative Rashida Tlaib Against Censure, Whether or Not We Agree With Her Why It’s Important to Defend Representative Rashida Tlaib Against Censure, Whether or Not We Agree With Her

The First Amendment doesn’t permit us to punish political expression in America.

Jamie Raskin

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.

Comment / John Nichols

Books & the Arts

Anya Taylor-Joy in “Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga.”

Why Did “Furiosa” Flop? Why Did “Furiosa” Flop?

A web of interconnected reasons might explain why George Miller’s long-awaited new entry to his Mad Max series failed in the box office.

Books & the Arts / Vikram Murthi

LaToya Ruby Frazier’s “Zion, Her Mother Shea, and Her Grandfather Mr. Smiley Riding on Their Tennessee Walking Horses, Mares, P.T. (P.T.’s Miss One of a Kind), Dolly (Secretly), and Blue (Blue’s Royal Threat), Newton, Mississippi.”

LaToya Ruby Frazier Rewrites the Rules of Documentary Photography LaToya Ruby Frazier Rewrites the Rules of Documentary Photography

A new career survey at the MoMA is a perfect illustration of the photographer’s mission: to reframe how viewers see the working-class and low-income people whom she counts as kin….

Books & the Arts / Jillian Steinhauer

Harriet Tubman in 1868 or 1869.

The Many Lives of Harriet Tubman The Many Lives of Harriet Tubman

Tiya Miles’s Night Flyer is a landmark biography of one of 19th-century America’s most important figures. 

Books & the Arts / Kellie Carter Jackson

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Unmarried to the Mob

Unmarried to the Mob Unmarried to the Mob

After the ex-wife of a Trump Organization insider talked to prosecutors, she lost her children and her home. But she’s still fighting.

Feature / Joan Walsh

Hand in Hand: Protesters Come Together in Support of Palestine

Hand in Hand: Protesters Come Together in Support of Palestine Hand in Hand: Protesters Come Together in Support of Palestine

Photographer Hannah La Follette Ryan documented the many hands of protesters demonstrating across New York City in support of Palestine.

Photo Essay / Hannah La Follette Ryan

Louis Armstrong Gets the Last Word on Louis Armstrong

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For decades, Americans have argued over the icon’s legacy. But his archives show that he had his own plans.

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