What the Super Bowl Parade Shooting Has to Do With the Empire of the Gun What the Super Bowl Parade Shooting Has to Do With the Empire of the Gun

A mass shooting during the Kansas City Chiefs’ championship celebration reveals something dark about this country and the violence it exports around the world.

Dave Zirin

The Mayorkas Impeachment Is Just the Latest GOP Stunt The Mayorkas Impeachment Is Just the Latest GOP Stunt

The inquisition of the secretary of Homeland Security, without any evidence to speak of, does little other than rile up the MAGA base—and its leader.

Chris Lehmann

The Bad Politics of Good Taste The Bad Politics of Good Taste

Nathalie Olah’s exploration of the ethics of tastefulness dissects the class-bounded nature of most social and cultural mores.

Books & the Arts / Lauren Kelly

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The Outrage Over the World Central Kitchen Strike Shows the Strength of the Palestine Movement The Outrage Over the World Central Kitchen Strike Shows the Strength of the Palestine Movement

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O.J. Simpson Proved That With Enough Money You Can Get Away With Murder O.J. Simpson Proved That With Enough Money You Can Get Away With Murder

Apr 12, 2024 / Jeet Heer

These Americans Won’t Pay for the War on Gaza These Americans Won’t Pay for the War on Gaza

Apr 12, 2024 / Lucy Dean Stockton

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Israel-Gaza War

Gaza Citizens Are Starving

Gaza Citizens Are Starving Gaza Citizens Are Starving

Illuminating an expanding humanitarian crisis.

OppArt / Tayseer Barakat

The Movement for Palestine Takes Over MoMA

The Movement for Palestine Takes Over MoMA The Movement for Palestine Takes Over MoMA

Hundreds of protesters occupied the storied museum in a reminder that the art world cannot evade its political and moral responsibilities.

Dispatch / Ella Fanger and Emmet Fraizer

President Joe Biden answers questions about Israel after speaking about the special counsel’s report in the White House in Washington, D.C., on February 8, 2024.

Biden Is Mad at Netanyahu? Spare Me. Biden Is Mad at Netanyahu? Spare Me.

An infuriating, thuddingly predictable genre of article has emerged: the “Biden is really upset with Israel behind the scenes” story.

Jack Mirkinson

Politics

Former president Donald Trump speaks during a visit to a Team Trump Volunteer Leadership Training, at the Grimes Community Complex in Grimes, Iowa, on Thursday, June 1, 2023.

Donald Trump Makes a Mockery of the Constitution Donald Trump Makes a Mockery of the Constitution

His determination to put the 14th Amendment in the trash can of history should draw the most concern.

Clarence Lusane

Border patrol officers take security measures as migrants trying to cross the Mexico-United States border to seek humanitarian asylum cut through razor wire despite high security measures in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico on January 31, 2024.

Democrats Are Helping Make the US Border Look More and More Like Gaza Democrats Are Helping Make the US Border Look More and More Like Gaza

The party is embracing the idea of the border as a bulwark against a savage horde. As it happens, that’s exactly how Israel talks about Gaza.

Dylan Saba

Merrick Garland Must Go

Merrick Garland Must Go Merrick Garland Must Go

In his timidity and determination to be “apolitical,” the attorney general has failed to do the very thing he was appointed to do—pursue justice and accountability.

Elie Mystal

Books & the Arts

Katy O’Brian and Kristen Stewart.

Blood, Guts, and Queer Bodybuilders Blood, Guts, and Queer Bodybuilders

The Kristen Stewart–helmed erotic thriller Love Lies Bleeding filters a study of sex, violence, and the limits of human will through a romance that begins in a New Mexico gym.

Books & the Arts / Beatrice Loayza

Lauren Oyler and the Critic in the Internet Age

Lauren Oyler and the Critic in the Internet Age Lauren Oyler and the Critic in the Internet Age

In No Judgment, the novelist and critic explores the perilous activity of literary criticism in the era of social media.

Books & the Arts / Alana Pockros

How Did Joe Biden’s Foreign Policy Go So Off Course?

How Did Joe Biden’s Foreign Policy Go So Off Course? How Did Joe Biden’s Foreign Policy Go So Off Course?

The president set out to chart a more pacific and humane foreign policy after the Trump years but at some point he and his team of advisers lost the plot.

Books & the Arts / David Klion

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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.

Feature / Mike Bonin and Peter Dreier

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.

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

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.

Feature / Amitav Ghosh

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