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The 10 Commandments

The 10 Commandments The 10 Commandments

Of Trump.

Jul 1, 2024 / OppArt / Steve Brodner

Quotes.

Jun 28, 2024 / This Week / Steve Brodner

As Childish Old Men Bickered, America Lost the Debate

As Childish Old Men Bickered, America Lost the Debate As Childish Old Men Bickered, America Lost the Debate

The debate was a hard-to-watch 90-minute infomercial for the political shit show that lies ahead.

Jun 28, 2024 / Alyssa Oursler

President Joe Biden participates in the CNN Presidential Debate at the CNN Studios on June 27, 2024, in Atlanta, Georgia.

Biden’s Record Won’t Win Him the Election if He Can’t Make Sense for 2 Minutes at a Time Biden’s Record Won’t Win Him the Election if He Can’t Make Sense for 2 Minutes at a Time

At last night’s debate, the president could hardly get through an answer to a question without seeming to get confused.

Jun 28, 2024 / Chris Lehmann

Joe Biden during a caucus night watch party in Des Moines, Iowa, U.S. on Monday, Feb. 3, 2020.

Progressives Can’t Give Up on White Voters Progressives Can’t Give Up on White Voters

A new report purports to offer Democrats a way forward with white voters. It fails to convince.

Jun 28, 2024 / Jared Abbott and Dustin Guastella

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

United States Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh poses for an official portrait at the Supreme Court building on October 7, 2022.

“Homestyle Fare”: The Supreme Court’s Weird, Ahistorical, Platonic Bribery Jurisprudence “Homestyle Fare”: The Supreme Court’s Weird, Ahistorical, Platonic Bribery Jurisprudence

The Supreme Court’s ruling in Snyder is baffling—so long as we ignore a desire by the justices to minimize the extent of their own corrupt conduct.

Jun 28, 2024 / Zephyr Teachout

Joe Biden and Donald Trump participate in the CNN Presidential Debate at the CNN Studios on June 27, 2024, in Atlanta, Georgia.

Trump Was Terrible. But Biden Was Worse. Trump Was Terrible. But Biden Was Worse.

Trump’s lies and unhinged ranting went unchallenged because Biden was incoherent and lost.

Jun 28, 2024 / Jeet Heer

Justice Amy Coney Barrett speaks at the Federalist Society's 2023 Antonin Scalia Memorial Dinner.

The Supreme Court’s Latest Abortion Ruling Is a Cynical Ploy The Supreme Court’s Latest Abortion Ruling Is a Cynical Ploy

While the court voted to allow emergency abortions in Idaho, conservatives made it clear that this is only a temporary victory—one they will overturn after the election.

Jun 27, 2024 / Elie Mystal

John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon stand at podiums during one of their four debates in 1960.

The Lost Lessons of the First Televised Presidential Debates The Lost Lessons of the First Televised Presidential Debates

In 1960, The Nation asked a collection of thinkers and critics to grapple with the significance of the televised debates between Nixon and Kennedy. Here’s what they said.

Jun 27, 2024 / Column / Richard Kreitner

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