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Juneteenth Juneteenth

Juneteenth (June 19) commemorated the abolition of slavery in the United States, it became a national holiday on June 17, 2021.

Jun 19, 2024 / OppArt / Andrea Arroyo

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American Bankruptcy Law Already Undercuts Accountability for Police Misconduct American Bankruptcy Law Already Undercuts Accountability for Police Misconduct

And the Supreme Court may be about to make the situation worse.

Jun 19, 2024 / Melissa B. Jacoby

Elliott Abrams

Elliott Abrams: Convicted Liar, Defender of Dictators, Accomplice to Genocide—and Foreign Policy Wise Man Elliott Abrams: Convicted Liar, Defender of Dictators, Accomplice to Genocide—and Foreign Policy Wise Man

A career nearly as steeped in blood as Henry Kissinger’s hasn’t prevented the establishment from embracing—and whitewashing—this serial slanderer.

Jun 19, 2024 / Eric Alterman

Posters of candidates are hung on streets in Tehran ahead of Iran's presidential elections scheduled to be held on June 28.

Is an Iran Upset in the Making? Is an Iran Upset in the Making?

A reformist challenges five conservatives in the June 28 presidential vote.

Jun 19, 2024 / Bob Dreyfuss

A Message From 1930: Zion Cannot Be Built on Bayonets

A Message From 1930: Zion Cannot Be Built on Bayonets A Message From 1930: Zion Cannot Be Built on Bayonets

A hope for a more just future echoes across the decades from the pages of The Nation magazine.

Jun 19, 2024 / Editorial / Richard Kreitner

The Rev. James Lawson speaks from the pulpit of the First AME Church during an event in solidarity with union workers in Wisconsin on the anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination on April 4, 2011 in Los Angeles, California.

James Lawson Led the Faith-Based Struggle Against Plantation Capitalism James Lawson Led the Faith-Based Struggle Against Plantation Capitalism

The civil rights icon preached that God believed “that people should be fed, that people should have access to life, that people should be treated equally and justly.”

Jun 19, 2024 / John Nichols

How the 1960s Ended—and the Unending War in Gaza

How the 1960s Ended—and the Unending War in Gaza How the 1960s Ended—and the Unending War in Gaza

On this episode of Start Making Sense, Francine Prose talks about her memoir 1974, and Hussein Ibish explains why neither Hamas nor Israel want a cease-fire.

Jun 19, 2024 / Audio / Jon Wiener

Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hugs US President Joe Biden upon his arrival at Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion airport on October 18, 2023.

The Lifelong Incoherence of Biden’s Israel Strategy The Lifelong Incoherence of Biden’s Israel Strategy

The president’s muddled policy course in the Middle East is angering voters across the political spectrum—and it could usher Trump back into the White House.

Jun 19, 2024 / David Klion

Former president Donald Trump in Milwaukee in 2020.

Trump Has Slurred Black-Led Cities Before. In Milwaukee, He’s Paying For It Trump Has Slurred Black-Led Cities Before. In Milwaukee, He’s Paying For It

Trump frequently uses majority-Black cities as synecdoches for urban doom, political corruption and American decline.

Jun 18, 2024 / Joan Walsh

Contextual Bodies

Contextual Bodies Contextual Bodies

Self-portraits juxtaposed on images sourced from the criminology records of Cuba aim to dismantle entrenched stereotypes and societal biases tethered to black masculinity and crimi...

Jun 18, 2024 / OppArt / Esteban Jiménez Guerra

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