Politics

Is Julian Assange Exposing Innocent People to Persecution With Reckless Leaks?

That’s the accusation from dissidents in Saudi Arabia, Turkey, and elsewhere.

Mark Hertsgaard

Why Is the United States Abetting Saudi War Crimes in Yemen?

The Obama administration’s record-setting arms deals with Riyadh have strengthened extremists and led to greater regional instability.

Mohamad Bazzi

How Many Times Can Reince Priebus Prove Himself a Total Failure?

The RNC chair has led his party to a new low. Now he wants yet another shot at the job.

John Nichols
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Focus on Immigration

There’s a Bigger Problem at the Border Than Trump’s Proposed Wall

We live in fear of Trumps plan for the Mexican border—not realizing that much of it already exists.

Todd Miller

Trump’s Speech on Terrorism Was an Inexcusable Exercise in Scapegoating and Scaremongering

From ISIS to the Iraq War to immigration—what wasn’t wrong about Trump’s speech.

James Carden

Why Is the Obama Administration Keeping Toddlers Behind Bars?

Twenty-two women stuck in a legal limbo with their children are on a hunger strike in Pennsylvania.

Joshua Holland
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Special Report

Meet the ‘Feminists’ Doing the Koch Brothers’ Dirty Work

The Independent Women’s Forum has leveraged its “non-partisan” brand to become an aggressive player in Republican politics.
Joan Walsh

If you watch cable news, you’ve seen someone from an outfit called the “Independent Women’s Forum” promoting a conservative take on the women’s issue of the day. It’s no secret that the group leans right; it grew out of “Women for Judge Thomas,” which formed during Anita Hill’s testimony about… Continue Reading >

Election 2016

Voters Are Ready to Punish Pro-Gun Politicians. There’s Just One Problem.

Voters don’t seem to know where key senators actually stand on background checks.

George Zornick

Trump’s Speech on Terrorism Was an Inexcusable Exercise in Scapegoating and Scaremongering

From ISIS to the Iraq War to immigration—what wasn’t wrong about Trump’s speech.

James Carden

The Working Families Party Gives an Eyes-Wide-Open Endorsement to Hillary Clinton

The progressive organization is giving its support to Clinton—but pledging to hold her accountable.

John Nichols

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