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President of Marvel Studios Kevin Feige, 2019.

The Rise and Fall of the Marvel Cinematic Universe The Rise and Fall of the Marvel Cinematic Universe

How a movie studio and its head honcho redefined moviemaking for the worst.

Jul 11, 2024 / Kyle Paoletta

Asian elephants eating bamboo in the wild.

An Open Letter to the President of the United States An Open Letter to the President of the United States

There are worse things in life than a comfortable retirement.

Jul 10, 2024 / Left Coast / Sasha Abramsky

Joe Biden speaks during a press conference on the final day of the NATO Summit in Madrid, Spain, on June 30, 2022.

The US Hasn’t Been This Internationally Isolated Since the Cold War Ended The US Hasn’t Been This Internationally Isolated Since the Cold War Ended

Biden, facing growing hostility in the global arena, has chosen to bolster ties with Anglophone countries rather than improve relations with the rest of the world.

Jul 10, 2024 / Michael T. Klare

Refugees Welcome

Refugees Welcome Refugees Welcome

For the rights of immigrants and refugees, Barcelona, Catalunya, Spain.

Jul 10, 2024 / OppArt / Andrea Arroyo

People participate in a “Climate Justice Means Free Palestine!” rally outside of the Citibank headquarters on June 18, 2024, in New York City.

Young People Want Better Than Biden. But What Choice Do We Really Have? Young People Want Better Than Biden. But What Choice Do We Really Have?

The Sunrise Movement has been hesitant to endorse Biden, and we are far from alone.

Jul 10, 2024 / Comment / Matthew Miles Goodrich

Swarthmore Residents Assistants Union

Despite Bargaining Slowdowns, RA Unions Are Still Booming Despite Bargaining Slowdowns, RA Unions Are Still Booming

As college costs continue to increase, undergraduate Residential Assistants are organizing for better pay and working conditions.

Jul 10, 2024 / StudentNation / Lucy Tobier

Anya Taylor-Joy in “Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga.”

Why Did “Furiosa” Flop? Why Did “Furiosa” Flop?

A web of interconnected reasons might explain why George Miller’s long-awaited new entry to his Mad Max series failed in the box office.

Jul 10, 2024 / Books & the Arts / Vikram Murthi

Masoud Pezeshkian visits the shrine of the Islamic Republic's founder Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini in the south of Tehran on July 6, 2024.

A Surprise Win by an Iranian Reformist A Surprise Win by an Iranian Reformist

The new president in Tehran is likely to renew outreach to the United States.

Jul 9, 2024 / Bob Dreyfuss

A protester at Trafalgar Square following the abortion ban in Texas, on October 2, 2021, in London, United Kingdom.

A New Study Confirms That the Texas Abortion Ban “Is Responsible” for a Rise in Infant Deaths A New Study Confirms That the Texas Abortion Ban “Is Responsible” for a Rise in Infant Deaths

Texas leaders promised that the ban, enacted 10 months before Roe was overturned, would “save” newborn lives.

Jul 9, 2024 / Mary Tuma

Democratic presidential candidate former vice president Joe Biden speaks at a primary night election rally in Columbia, South Carolina, Saturday, February 29, 2020.

Biden’s Salvo Against Party “Elites” Is a Cop-Out Biden’s Salvo Against Party “Elites” Is a Cop-Out

From his perch in the nation’s highest office, the president has positioned himself as the underdog—against elected Democratic representatives.

Jul 9, 2024 / Chris Lehmann

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