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Bombs, Bathos, and Beyond

Bombs, Bathos, and Beyond Bombs, Bathos, and Beyond

Hogwash.

Apr 5, 2024 / This Week / Steve Brodner

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. introduces California attorney Nicole Shanahan as his running mate for vice president during an event in Oakland, Calif.,on March 26, 2024.

Why Silicon Valley Reactionaries Love RFK Jr. Why Silicon Valley Reactionaries Love RFK Jr.

Kennedy’s newly picked running mate, Nicole Shanahan, reflects the necro-futurism of Big Tech.

Apr 1, 2024 / Jeet Heer

Chicago Teachers Union Rally in Downtown Chicago

The Chicago Teachers Union Wants to End Student Homelessness at the Bargaining Table The Chicago Teachers Union Wants to End Student Homelessness at the Bargaining Table

In its next contract, the CTU is demanding housing for up to 15,000 unhoused students.

Mar 25, 2024 / Sarah Lazare

A meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Conroe Independent School District.

The Mama Bears of Montgomery County, Texas The Mama Bears of Montgomery County, Texas

In 2022, three conservative Christian women with no prior political experience were elected to a school board. Are they part of a larger movement to undermine public education?

Mar 22, 2024 / StudentNation / Yasmeen Khan

Over 2,000 people pack San Francisco's City Hall during a hearing on a cease-fire resolution on December 5, 2023.

100 American Communities Have Called for a Gaza Cease-Fire 100 American Communities Have Called for a Gaza Cease-Fire

Cities, towns, and villages that are home to millions of Americans have demanded that Biden and Congress work to end the killing. And more are doing so every day.

Mar 21, 2024 / John Nichols

The Tragedy and Tenacity of Public Housing in America

The Tragedy and Tenacity of Public Housing in America The Tragedy and Tenacity of Public Housing in America

A cartoon report on the only policy proven to actually address the housing shortage—and how racism, inept management, and systematic disinvestment led to long-term decline.

Mar 18, 2024 / Feature / Eric Orner

A Kentucky state police cruiser.

Kentucky Is About to Pass the Cruelest Criminal-Justice Bill in America Kentucky Is About to Pass the Cruelest Criminal-Justice Bill in America

March 15, 2024 Kentucky Is About to Pass the Cruelest Criminal-Justice Bill in America The state is making it easier to kill homeless people on private property—and that’s just one…

Mar 15, 2024 / Paige Oamek and Rohan Montgomery

National Guard patrol at a subway station in New York on March 6, 2024.

Why Are Armed Troops in NYC Subways? Why Are Armed Troops in NYC Subways?

Kathy Hochul made a grave miscalculation by further militarizing a city she doesn’t live in or understand.

Mar 14, 2024 / Ross Barkan

The Search for Special Case–Baby 1

The Search for Special Case–Baby 1 The Search for Special Case–Baby 1

Who was buried in the lonely grave in New York’s potter’s field? The year-long search led to a lost world in the history of AIDS.

Mar 12, 2024 / Feature / Lizzy Ratner

What Happened to the 21st-Century City?

What Happened to the 21st-Century City? What Happened to the 21st-Century City?

And how we can save it.

Mar 12, 2024 / Books & the Arts / Kate Wagner

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