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Scenes from a Trump rally.

May 22, 2024 / OppArt / Edel Rodriguez

Protesters hold a huge banner reading

The Abortion Pill Underground—Plus, Can Dems Hold the Senate? The Abortion Pill Underground—Plus, Can Dems Hold the Senate?

On this episode of Start Making Sense, Amy Littlefield on the post-Roe red states, and John Nichols on Senate races in swing states.

May 22, 2024 / Audio / Jon Wiener

Point West of Algiers, North Africa, travel sketch, 1896.

Claire Messud’s Remarkable Experiment in Historical Fiction Claire Messud’s Remarkable Experiment in Historical Fiction

Chronicling a pied-noir family across generations and continents, she examines the moral and political responsibilities a novelist owes their kin and their readers.

May 22, 2024 / Books & the Arts / Lily Meyer

A pro-Palestinian protest of Harvard students and their supporters ends on the lawn behind Klarman Hall, at Harvard Business School, after starting in the Old Yard by Massachusetts Hall.

The Students Protesting the War in Gaza Are Continuing a Proud Tradition The Students Protesting the War in Gaza Are Continuing a Proud Tradition

One thing is guaranteed: The commitment of this generation of student activists will reverberate through the progressive movement for years to come.

May 21, 2024 / William D. Hartung

UAW Mercedes

Learning the Right Lessons From the UAW Loss in Alabama Learning the Right Lessons From the UAW Loss in Alabama

Mercedes put on an “A-level boss fight.”  Which was only to be expected. So how can the union win next time?

May 21, 2024 / Jane McAlevey

Threads of Solidarity

Threads of Solidarity Threads of Solidarity

According to the UN, as of April 30, there have been a total of 34,622 fatalities recorded in Gaza, including 7,797 children, 4,959 women, 1,924 elderly, and 10,006 men.

May 21, 2024 / OppArt / Honey Goudard

Protesters outside a New College of Florida Board of Trustees meeting last year

Inside New College of Florida’s Counter-Commencement Inside New College of Florida’s Counter-Commencement

As Ron DeSantis and Chris Rufo plunge ahead with the school’s transformation into a right-wing clown college, the students have become the adults in the room. 

May 21, 2024 / Jeb Lund

Students holding Palestinian flags and signs walk out of the UMass Amherst commencement ceremony in protest on May 18, 2024, as Chancellor Javier Reyes takes the stage to speak.

The Threat of Democracy on Campus at UMass The Threat of Democracy on Campus at UMass

The real danger posed by the Gaza solidarity encampments is their attack on unfettered autocratic governance by university administrations and wealthy benefactors.

May 21, 2024 / Kevin Young

Can Biden Become a Pugilist for Populism?

Can Biden Become a Pugilist for Populism? Can Biden Become a Pugilist for Populism?

Why it’s time to take Adam Tooze’s advice and “re-politicize the economy.”

May 21, 2024 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

A postcard printed in the USSR shows aview of Leningrad Hotel, circa 1978.

Soviet Monumental Architecture Soviet Monumental Architecture

On this episode of American Prestige, Katherine Zubovich on her new book about skyscrapers in Moscow.

May 21, 2024 / American Prestige / Derek Davison and Daniel Bessner

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