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Joe Biden speaks at an event launching the Ukraine Compact at the 2024 NATO Summit on July 11, 2024, in Washington, DC.

Why Aren’t We Talking About the Great News on the Economy and Crime? Why Aren’t We Talking About the Great News on the Economy and Crime?

The Democrats have a winning election message—but do they have the right messenger?

Jul 12, 2024 / Jeet Heer

These Corporations Are the  True “Winners” of the War on Gaza

These Corporations Are the True “Winners” of the War on Gaza These Corporations Are the True “Winners” of the War on Gaza

From Colt to Caterpillar, American companies are earning big profits off of Israel’s ongoing assault on Gaza, turning the horrors of war into boardroom victories.

Jul 9, 2024 / Feature / Spencer Ackerman

The Roberts Supreme Court’s Decision on Netchoice Was Righteous

The Roberts Supreme Court’s Decision on Netchoice Was Righteous The Roberts Supreme Court’s Decision on Netchoice Was Righteous

No, that is not a typo. Amid the deluge this week, Big Tech didn't get what it wanted. And the court left open the possibility that we might get social media regulation right.

Jul 2, 2024 / Zephyr Teachout

Retirees protesting the Medicare Advantage situation relating to the 12-126 law outside of City Hall in New York on October 12, 2022.

Medicare Dis-Advantage: Overpayments and Inequity Medicare Dis-Advantage: Overpayments and Inequity

The very “choice” that Medicare Advantage is said to offer is undermining Medicare’s promise of equal and universal care for seniors.

Jul 1, 2024 / Adam Gaffney, David U. Himmelstein, and Steffie Woolhandler

Sir Keir Starmer

Britain’s Labour Leader Seems Oblivious to the Political Signals From Europe Britain’s Labour Leader Seems Oblivious to the Political Signals From Europe

Keir Starmer looks certain to be Britain’s next prime minister—but he’s using the same centrist playbook that has opened the door to the far right in France and Germany.

Jun 28, 2024 / Steve Howell

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Venture Capitalists Are Gunning for New Frontiers in Techno-War Venture Capitalists Are Gunning for New Frontiers in Techno-War

These corporate promoters of a new way of war view themselves as a new breed of patriots, ready and able to successfully confront the military challenges of the future.

Jun 26, 2024 / William D. Hartung

A package of Ozempic at a hospital in Bonheiden, Belgium.

Time to Crack Down On Ozempic and Other Greedy Drug Prices Time to Crack Down On Ozempic and Other Greedy Drug Prices

Taking on Big Pharma is just what the (electoral) doctor prescribes.

Jun 20, 2024 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

Purdue Pharma Headquarters

American Bankruptcy Law Already Undercuts Accountability for Police Misconduct American Bankruptcy Law Already Undercuts Accountability for Police Misconduct

And the Supreme Court may be about to make the situation worse.

Jun 19, 2024 / Melissa B. Jacoby

Thousands of truck-sized 30-ton shipping containers are stacked aboard the Hanjin Oslo freighter in the Port of Los Angeles, 2020.

Who Really Suffers When the Supply Chain Is in Crisis? Who Really Suffers When the Supply Chain Is in Crisis?

Peter S. Goodman’s recent book on the pandemic’s effect on global rhythms of supply and demand tries to answer why “the world ran out of everything.”

Jun 18, 2024 / Books & the Arts / Brett Christophers

Why

Why "Fund Students, Not Systems" Is a Recipe for Disaster Why "Fund Students, Not Systems" Is a Recipe for Disaster

When the "Race to the Top" becomes winner take all, students are the big losers. And as the stakes grow higher and higher, public education falls further behind.

Jun 18, 2024 / Feature / Jennifer C. Berkshire and Jack Schneider

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