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September 8, 2022
We Were Supposed to Help Asian Migrant Women—Instead We Got Police
After the Atlanta spa shootings, people wanted to support vulnerable Asian communities. But a new breed of activists steered energy toward carceral solutions.
September 7, 2022
Yuh-Line Niou Concedes to Dan Goldman in NY’s 10th Congressional District
She and her allies strongly considered a run against him on the Working Families Party line in November, but concluded that the priority must be “defending our democracy now.”
September 6, 2022
New York City Welcomes Migrants—and Criminalizes Them
By busing migrants to New York City, Texas Governor Greg Abbott has revealed the inherent contradictions of sanctuary cities, but not in the way he thinks.
Gaby Del Valle
September 5, 2022
My Name Is Boluwatife Ogunbodede
Boluwatife is a tongue twister for many Americans, but it holds beauty and power, whether or not you can pronounce it.
September 1, 2022
Lessons for Progressives From Yuh-Line Niou’s Loss
Could the outcome in the NY-10 congressional race—a centrist going to Washington—have been avoided?
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August 19, 2022
A Disunited Left Clears the Field for a Moderate in NY 10
A congressional primary spanning swaths of Manhattan and Brooklyn proves that you can have too many progressive candidates.
August 19, 2022
Why I’m Joining the Exodus of Teachers Leaving the Classroom
We all have our reasons for not returning. For me, it is the lack of care for teachers’ and students’ health as we face another year of Covid.
August 17, 2022
Can a Socialist Lyft Driver Beat an Incumbent Bankrolled by the Fossil Fuel Industry?
David Alexis gives
a tour of his Brooklyn state Senate district and explains why he’s running for office.
June 28, 2022
Can’t Stand All the Political Heat? Escape to the Park.
Many cities have Frederick Law Olmsted to thank for these spaces.
Katrina vanden Heuvel
June 17, 2022
What Makes Bill de Blasio Run… for Congress?
He’s the obvious favorite. But in an exclusive interview with
, the former mayor recognizes that his road to political redemption might not be all downhill.