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Guns and Gun Control
March 5, 2018, Issue
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March 5, 2018, Issue
Cover art by: Nurul Hana Anwar
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When Harassment Is the Price of a Job
As decades of activism meet the #MeToo moment, could the food-service industry be poised for sweeping change?
‘It Becomes Your Job to Provide the Girlfriend Experience’: Women’s Stories of Work in Food Service
Whether they’re waitresses, bartenders, hostesses, or fast-food workers, the women who serve our food and drinks face routine sexual harassment.
3 Strategies to Get to a Fossil-Free America
None of them rely on Washington to do anything useful.
If Watergate Happened With Today’s Media
Work Requirements Failed Once, and They’ll Fail Again
Requiring Medicaid recipients to find employment is a cruel solution to a nonexistent problem.
Another Trump Failure: Infrastructure
The president’s latest proposal does nothing to change the fact that he has failed to deliver on the American people’s top priority.
Katrina vanden Heuvel
The Reasons Why White Women Vote Republican—and What to Do About It
White women do not—and likely will not—constitute the progressive base. But many more of them might vote Democratic in the coming elections.
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Trump Interprets the Nunes Memo as Total Vindication
Trump Is Making Life Even Harder for Working-Class Women
His administration has already made workers, especially women, poorer, less secure, and less safe.
The Way We Talk About Immigration Is Profane
Trump’s “shithole” remarks only scratch the surface.
Books and the Arts
When We Were Shepherds
The Presidential Empire
Has the American presidency become overwhelmed by its ever-expanding powers?
Karen J. Greenberg
Organized Labor’s Lost Generations
Unions have struggled to make substantial gains since the ’70s, but not for the reasons historians think.
Abbas Kiarostami’s Posthumous Poem
In the Iranian filmmaker's last film, he has figured out a new way to stretch time.
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Letters From the March 5, 2018, Issue
Hans and Franz economics… Fear and self-loathing… Millennials vs. boomers… Agree to disagree… Taxation and miseducation…
Puzzle No. 3456
Joshua Kosman and Henri Picciotto