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A Bible and cross lie on the American flag.

Alabama’s IVF Ruling Is Christian Theology Masquerading as Law Alabama’s IVF Ruling Is Christian Theology Masquerading as Law

The ruling is clearly unconstitutional, but don’t expect the Supreme Court to come to the rescue.

Feb 23, 2024 / Elie Mystal

Joe Biden and George W. Bush await presentation of the 2018 Liberty Medal at The National Constitution Center on November 11, 2018 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Biden Is Repeating Bush’s Post-9/11 Playbook. It’s Not Working. Biden Is Repeating Bush’s Post-9/11 Playbook. It’s Not Working.

Just like his predecessor, the president is decrying anti-Arab and Muslim hatred while helping to fuel it. But people are refusing to let him get away with this hypocrisy.

Feb 23, 2024 / Saliha Bayrak

A soldier prepares to launch a drone in Afghanistan.

The Killer Robots Are Here. It’s Time to Be Worried. The Killer Robots Are Here. It’s Time to Be Worried.

When the leading advocates of autonomous weaponry tell us to be concerned about the unintended dangers posed by their use in battle, the rest of us should be worried.

Feb 23, 2024 / Michael T. Klare

Eric Hovde's Senate campaign announcement.

Mitch McConnell Wants to Hand Wisconsin’s Senate Seat to a California Banker Mitch McConnell Wants to Hand Wisconsin’s Senate Seat to a California Banker

Urged on by the Senate minority leader, Wisconsin Republicans place a losing bet on a critical Senate race.

Feb 23, 2024 / John Nichols

Protesters Descend On Orange Unified School District Board Meeting Before Transgender Notification Policy Decision

The Right-Wing Pretexts of Parents’ and Children’s Rights The Right-Wing Pretexts of Parents’ and Children’s Rights

Across the country, both notions are being carried to absurd extremes—at great cost to the groups they claim to represent.

Feb 23, 2024 / Sasha Abramsky

trans rights demonstration

The War on Transgender Kids Took the Life of Nex Benedict The War on Transgender Kids Took the Life of Nex Benedict

America eats its young through legislation that valorizes bullying.

Feb 22, 2024 / Dave Zirin

House Oversight Committee Considers Citing Hunter Biden For Contempt Of Congress

The GOP Witness Against Hunter Biden Is Full of Baloney The GOP Witness Against Hunter Biden Is Full of Baloney

FBI informant Alexander Smirnov has been indicted for lying to federal agents—and may have ties to Russian intelligence.

Feb 22, 2024 / Chris Lehmann

Black History Month: Ruth Wilson-Gilmore

Black History Month: Ruth Wilson-Gilmore Black History Month: Ruth Wilson-Gilmore

A prison abolitionist and prison scholar, she is the director of the Center for Place, Culture, and Politics.

Feb 22, 2024 / OppArt / Jos Sances

A Granddaughter of Genocide Survivors Dreams of Never Again

A Granddaughter of Genocide Survivors Dreams of Never Again A Granddaughter of Genocide Survivors Dreams of Never Again

A walk though Gaza with Raphael Lemkin, the father of the UN convention on genocide.

Feb 22, 2024 / Feature / Dana Mashoian Walrath

Mikhail Gorbachev

To Seek Peace in Ukraine, Remember the End of the Cold War To Seek Peace in Ukraine, Remember the End of the Cold War

US-Russia relations once seemed so promising after the collapse of the USSR. An honest look at how they soured can help us understand today’s conflicts.

Feb 22, 2024 / Comment / Anatol Lieven

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