Politics

A New Study Debunks the NRA’s Claim That Guns Protect Women

Women are 100 times more likely to be killed by a man with a gun than to use a firearm in self defense. 

George Zornick

What Does a Leader of the Vietnam Anti-War Movement Think About Ken Burns’s Documentary?

According to Todd Gitlin, the film is an extraordinary portrayal of the people who lived through the war—both Americans and Vietnamese.

Jon Wiener

We Need to Reckon With the Story ‘What Happened’ Tells

Hillary Clinton has a unique perspective on a world-historical event. Why shouldn’t she write a book about it?

Katha Pollitt
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Obamacare Repeal

On Graham-Cassidy, Republicans Are Either Stupid or Dishonest

GOP senators who support the bill either don’t know what’s in it, or are lying through their teeth about it.

Joan Walsh

The GOP’s Latest Obamacare Repeal Push Isn’t Really About Health Care

It’s about how to finance tax cuts for the ultra-wealthy.

George Zornick

The Shocking Dishonesty of the GOP’s Latest Repeal Push

Since when should success be punished?

David Dayen
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Book Forum

Debating ‘What Happened’

Our 2016 election correspondents take on Hillary Clinton’s controversial new memoir.
Joan Walsh and D.D. Guttenplan

Joan Walsh What’s So Controversial About What Happened? Hey Don, this will be fun! We’ve got our own two-person book club to read Hillary Clinton’s controversial account of the 2016 election, What Happened. First of all, I will never in a million years understand why this book is controversial. Clinton… Continue Reading >

Bernie Sanders

Bernie Sanders Just Gave the Progressive Foreign-Policy Speech We’ve Been Waiting For

The senator powerfully linked domestic and foreign policy in the context of massive global inequality.

Stephen Miles

The Political Genius of Bernie’s ‘Medicare for All’ Bill

It blends a principled stand with a crafty incremental approach.

The Nation

Bernie Sanders Just Gave One of the Finest Speeches of His Career

Outlining a vision of an America on the side of peace and justice, the senator shredded Trump’s brutish foreign policies.

John Nichols

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