Biden Is Tearing His Own Coalition Apart Biden Is Tearing His Own Coalition Apart

He’s trying to have both guns and butter. But you can’t revive liberalism by tying domestic renewal to militarism.

Column / Jeet Heer

Patient Rights Groups Are Learning the Wrong Lessons From ACT UP Patient Rights Groups Are Learning the Wrong Lessons From ACT UP

These groups are invoking ACT UP’s legacy to push for further deregulation of the FDA. Here’s why they’re wrong.

Gregg Gonsalves

The “Digital Blackface” Artist Competing for a Grammy The “Digital Blackface” Artist Competing for a Grammy

Ghostwriter’s “heart on my sleeve” became a viral hit thanks to vocals by Drake and The Weeknd. But neither artist contributed to the song.

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If Narendra Modi Is Running a Global Death Squad, He’ll Be Protected by the Kissinger Doctrine If Narendra Modi Is Running a Global Death Squad, He’ll Be Protected by the Kissinger Doctrine

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Gaza, Biden, and a Path Forward Gaza, Biden, and a Path Forward

Dec 1, 2023 / Max Elbaum and Bill Fletcher Jr.

The Sensible Dutch Take a Sharp Turn to the Right The Sensible Dutch Take a Sharp Turn to the Right

Dec 1, 2023 / Hans Steketee

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Israel-Gaza War

Thousands of people supporting Palestinian rights and demanding a cease-fire in the Gaza Strip as well an end to American aid to Israel protest on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington on Saturday, November 4, 2023.

As We Marched on Washington, I Felt Certain That Palestine Would Be Free As We Marched on Washington, I Felt Certain That Palestine Would Be Free

Saturday’s demonstration made it clear: We Palestinians are not fighting for our liberation on our own.

Ahmad Ibsais

The Venetian resort in Las Vegas

Why Israel Slept Why Israel Slept

The long catalogue of intelligence failures that allowed Hamas to stage its brutal surprise attack on October 7 begins at The Venetian, Sheldon Adelson’s Las Vegas resort.

James Bamford

West Bank Israeli Settlers

“The Government Encourages the Settlers to Attack and Gives Them Permission to Kill Us” “The Government Encourages the Settlers to Attack and Gives Them Permission to Kill Us”

There’s been an epidemic of violence across the West Bank since October 7, as Palestinians have been increasingly targeted by Israeli settlers.

StudentNation / Theia Chatelle

Politics

Trump Gets Closer to Trial in Georgia Trump Gets Closer to Trial in Georgia

Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis has already induced four of Trump’s codefendants to serve as prosecution witnesses.

Chris Lehmann

People Are Urging Bernie Sanders to Back a Gaza Cease-Fire. Here’s Why He Hasn’t. People Are Urging Bernie Sanders to Back a Gaza Cease-Fire. Here’s Why He Hasn’t.

Sanders has insisted on supporting a “humanitarian pause” instead of a cease-fire. To understand why, you have to look at his personal history.

David Klion

Tuesday’s Election Will Determine if Virginia Becomes the Next Florida Tuesday’s Election Will Determine if Virginia Becomes the Next Florida

If the GOP governor’s $30 million can flip the state legislature, he’ll curtail laws protecting abortion, gun safety, and education freedom.

Joan Walsh

Books & the Arts

Michael Fassbender in “The Killer.”

David Fincher’s Man Without Qualities  David Fincher’s Man Without Qualities 

His grim action movie satire The Killer pokes fun at the blandness of modern life and modern moviemaking.

Books & the Arts / Beatrice Loayza

“Melancholy,” Edvard Munch, 1895.

Søren Kierkegaard Dared to Ask Søren Kierkegaard Dared to Ask

In The Sickness Unto Death, the Danish philosopher posed a difficult question: Is despair an essential feature of human life?

Books & the Arts / Clare Carlisle

Berlin, December 22, 1989.

Can the European Union Be Salvaged? Can the European Union Be Salvaged?

New books by Timothy Garton Ash and Loukas Tsoukalis document the moral and political exhaustion of the “EU” generation.

Books & the Arts / Mark Mazower

Features

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The Pentagon's Flailing Campaign Against Hate

The Pentagon’s Flailing Campaign Against Hate The Pentagon’s Flailing Campaign Against Hate

How the military continues to downplay the spread of extremism in its ranks.

Feature / Jasper Craven

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.

Feature / Hannah La Follette Ryan

Louis Armstrong Gets the Last Word on Louis Armstrong

Louis Armstrong Gets the Last Word on Louis Armstrong Louis Armstrong Gets the Last Word on Louis Armstrong

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

Feature / Ethan Iverson

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