Biden’s Primary Challenges Are Much More Serious Than DC Insiders Think Biden’s Primary Challenges Are Much More Serious Than DC Insiders Think

There’s an ongoing debate about when Biden backers should panic. But with new opponents and new issues, it’s time to start paying attention to the nomination contest.

John Nichols

All We Want in Gaza Is to Live All We Want in Gaza Is to Live

We don’t want condolences or speeches. We want to be treated like human beings, and we want less trauma in our lives.

Mohammed R. Mhawish

Jonathan Lethem Returns to the Scene of the Crime Jonathan Lethem Returns to the Scene of the Crime

In his new novel, the bard of Boerum Hill interrogates the brutal truths of gentrification.

Ross Barkan

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Israel-Gaza War

Bill Hemmer, Fox's “America’s Newsroom” anchor, on October 13, 2023.

Western Journalists Have Palestinian Blood on Their Hands Western Journalists Have Palestinian Blood on Their Hands

The mainstream media’s relentless dehumanization of Palestinians is enabling Israeli war crimes.

Highlights / Mohammed El-Kurd

Cincinnati Ohio Palestine Protest

“We Are the Voices of Gazan Citizens Right Now” “We Are the Voices of Gazan Citizens Right Now”

Hundreds of Palestinian Americans and supporters from Cincinnati, Ohio, gathered in Ziegler Park. “My city no longer exists. My village is no longer there.”

StudentNation / Zurie Pope

protesters wear shirts reading

The Jewish Justice Movement Is Being Reborn The Jewish Justice Movement Is Being Reborn

At the Jewish Voice for Peace rally, thousands of protesters made clear that they will no longer allow the suffering of the Jewish people to be weaponized against others.

Dave Zirin

Politics

Why I Just Quit DSA Why I Just Quit DSA

After over four decades as a member of the Democratic Socialists of America, one of the group’s founding members is leaving in sorrow and anger.

Maurice Isserman

Trump’s Pick for Speaker Is a Nightmare Waiting to Happen Trump’s Pick for Speaker Is a Nightmare Waiting to Happen

Trump wants his close political ally Ohio Republican Jim Jordan to become second in the line of presidential succession. Brace yourselves.

John Nichols

Biden’s Zombie Foreign Policy Lurches Blindly Along Biden’s Zombie Foreign Policy Lurches Blindly Along

As global instability spreads, the president remains committed to failed strategies.

Jeet Heer

Books & the Arts

A portrait of Benedict (Baruch) Spinoza, 1754.

The Uses and Misuses of Spinoza The Uses and Misuses of Spinoza

The beguiling Dutch philosopher’s life and work is prone to misunderstandings and misreadings. A recent biography goes so far as to recruit him into the culture war.

Books & the Arts / FT

The Roots of Trans Women’s Unjust Treatment

The Roots of Trans Women’s Unjust Treatment The Roots of Trans Women’s Unjust Treatment

Jules Gill-Peterson’s A Short History of Trans Misogyny is an essential primer on the colonial and racist origins of hatred against those who refuse to adhere to the gender binary…

Books & the Arts / McKenzie Wark

Saamer Usmani as Raj Varma, Jess Hong as Jin Cheng, Liam Cunningham as Wade in 3 Body Problem.

What’s Ailing Prestige TV? What’s Ailing Prestige TV?

In Netflix’s big budget series 3 Body Problem, the flaws of this era of streaming is laid bare.

Books & the Arts / Vikram Murthi

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After Oil

After Oil After Oil

Chevron’s refinery in Richmond, Calif., is a major polluter. Can the activists trying to shut it down convince its 3,000 workers they’re on the same side?

Feature / Madeline Ostrander

They Were Supposed to Be Free. Why Are They Locked Up?

They Were Supposed to Be Free. Why Are They Locked Up? They Were Supposed to Be Free. Why Are They Locked Up?

No one wants a person convicted of a sex offense in their neighborhood. So New York keeps them in prison long past their release dates.

Feature / Chris Gelardi

Senator Menendez Is Just the Latest Sucker to Fall for Fool’s Gold

Senator Menendez Is Just the Latest Sucker to Fall for Fool’s Gold Senator Menendez Is Just the Latest Sucker to Fall for Fool’s Gold

While most celebrity goldbugs are on the far right—Steve Bannon, Glenn Beck, Candace Owens, Ron Paul…—Democrats are not immune from the strange charms of this economic delusion.

Feature / Jeet Heer

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