Joe Biden

Joe Biden delivers remarks while meeting with the Joint Chiefs and Combatant Commanders in the Cabinet Room of the White House May 15, 2024 in Washington, DC.

Don’t Believe the Pundits: Gaza Is a Political Disaster for Biden Don’t Believe the Pundits: Gaza Is a Political Disaster for Biden

Some observers say the war isn’t that big a deal in the 2024 campaign. Here’s why they’re so wrong.

May 17, 2024 / Joshua A. Cohen

A pro-Palestinian demonstrators display Free Palestine mafla during a peaceful rally at the Bukit Jalil indoor stadium in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Southeast Asia Is in an Uproar Over Gaza Southeast Asia Is in an Uproar Over Gaza

From political mommy bloggers to McDonald’s boycotts, frustration with Israel and the US’s approach to Gaza has reverberated across the region. Now, there are implications for Chi...

May 16, 2024 / Timothy McLaughlin

US President Joe Biden speaks in the Roosevelt Room of the White House about pro-Palestinian campus protests on May 2, 2024.

Biden’s Domestic Reforms Don’t Add Up to the Great Society Biden’s Domestic Reforms Don’t Add Up to the Great Society

But they do signal that government can make life tangibly better.

May 13, 2024 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

President Joe Biden in Emancipation Hall at the US Capitol in Washington, D.C., on May 7, 2024. Biden denounced antisemitism at college campus protests against Israel during an annual Holocaust commemoration.

What Biden’s Holocaust Speech Ignored What Biden’s Holocaust Speech Ignored

The president’s ahistorical account of Gaza failed to acknowledge the discomfiting truth that brutalized communities can visit the same traumas on others.

May 8, 2024 / Chris Lehmann

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange (L) and former Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan (R)

If Joe Biden Really Wants to Celebrate Press Freedom, He Should Free Julian Assange If Joe Biden Really Wants to Celebrate Press Freedom, He Should Free Julian Assange

Joe Biden will celebrate World Press Freedom Day tomorrow. But it is a safe bet that he'll have nothing to say about Assange or Imran Khan, both behind bars for defying the US.

May 2, 2024 / Charles Glass

How New Title IX Rules Leave Sexual Assault Survivors in the Lurch

How New Title IX Rules Leave Sexual Assault Survivors in the Lurch How New Title IX Rules Leave Sexual Assault Survivors in the Lurch

The Biden administration’s updates to the regulations have laudable aims, but one blind spot leaves victims vulnerable to retaliatory lawsuits.

Apr 25, 2024 / Ray Epstein

Trump Campaign Launches

Donald Trump’s Christian Soldiers Donald Trump’s Christian Soldiers

The MAGA church and white evangelical Christian voters.

Apr 15, 2024 / Peter Dreier

Should Biden Drop Out?

Should Biden Drop Out? Should Biden Drop Out?

Two writers look at the evidence come to different conclusions about the president’s reelection prospects.

Apr 11, 2024 / Editorial / Joshua A. Cohen and Steve Phillips

Palestinians return to inspect the destruction following the withdrawal of Israeli troops in Khan Younis, southern Gaza, on Wednesday, April 10, 2024.

What Is Palestine’s Future After the Carnage? What Is Palestine’s Future After the Carnage?

Solutions crafted by outsiders to avoid, suppress, and restrict Palestinian agency are bound to fail. Palestinians should decide their own destiny.

Apr 11, 2024 / Tony Karon and Daniel Levy

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More Than Half a Million Democratic Voters Have Told Biden: Save Gaza! More Than Half a Million Democratic Voters Have Told Biden: Save Gaza!

The campaign to use “uncommitted” primary votes to send a message to Biden has won two dozen delegates, and it keeps growing.

Apr 5, 2024 / John Nichols

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