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Ezra Klein

Are Democrats Over That Ezra Klein Piece Yet? Are Democrats Over That Ezra Klein Piece Yet?

A major pundit, unmoored from political reality, suggests Democrats need a brokered convention to replace Biden. Liberals freak out. Stop it!

Feb 20, 2024 / Joan Walsh

Jon Stewart on the set of The Daily Show.

Jon Stewart Is Not the Enemy Jon Stewart Is Not the Enemy

You don’t defeat Trump by rejecting comedy.

Feb 16, 2024 / Jeet Heer

Humphrey Bogart in “Casablanca”

Can We Afford to Sit Out the Fight Against Fascism? Can We Afford to Sit Out the Fight Against Fascism?

Choosing the lesser evil is never inspiring. Still, it’s a choice all of us will have to face.

Feb 20, 2024 / Editorial / D.D. Guttenplan

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer speaks to members of the United Auto Workers (UAW) union during a rally in Detroit, Michigan, on September 15, 2023.

Michigan Just Became the First State in 6 Decades to Scrap an Infamous Anti-Union Law Michigan Just Became the First State in 6 Decades to Scrap an Infamous Anti-Union Law

Democrats, empowered by voters in 2022, overturned a “right to work” law as part of a sweeping pro-labor agenda that’s a model for other states.

Feb 16, 2024 / John Nichols

Tom Suozzi at the stage on election night, smiling in front of American flags and a sign reading

Tom Suozzi Takes Back the Seat He Never Should Have Given Up Tom Suozzi Takes Back the Seat He Never Should Have Given Up

A bad candidate and a bumbling GOP hand the Democrats another House seat. The biggest loser? House Speaker Mike Johnson.

Feb 14, 2024 / Joan Walsh

Border patrol officers take security measures as migrants trying to cross the Mexico-United States border to seek humanitarian asylum cut through razor wire despite high security measures in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico on January 31, 2024.

Democrats Are Helping Make the US Border Look More and More Like Gaza Democrats Are Helping Make the US Border Look More and More Like Gaza

The party is embracing the idea of the border as a bulwark against a savage horde. As it happens, that’s exactly how Israel talks about Gaza.

Feb 15, 2024 / Dylan Saba

Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., is seen in the U.S. Capitol after the senate voted against advancing a border security deal on Wednesday, February 7, 2024.

“I Will Be Damned if I’m Going to Give Another Nickel to the Netanyahu Government” “I Will Be Damned if I’m Going to Give Another Nickel to the Netanyahu Government”

Bernie Sanders and two Senate colleagues defined a new standard for foreign aid packages: No more complicity with Israel’s assault on Gaza.

Feb 13, 2024 / John Nichols

What Happened to the Democratic Majority?

What Happened to the Democratic Majority? What Happened to the Democratic Majority?

Today the march of class dealignment feels like an inexorable fact of American political life. But is it?

Feb 19, 2024 / Books & the Arts / Matthew Karp

Special counsel Robert Hur’s report exonerated Joe Biden of wrongdoing in bringing classified documents home during the Obama administration, but also characterized him as an elderly man with memory problems.

Biden and His Supporters Should Be Honest About His Age Problem Biden and His Supporters Should Be Honest About His Age Problem

Candor rather than deflection can overcome the president’s biggest drawback.

Feb 12, 2024 / Jeet Heer

President Joe Biden speaks during a campaign rally to restore Roe in Manassas, Va., on January 23, 2024.

Biden’s Abortion Ambivalence Is Self-Defeating Biden’s Abortion Ambivalence Is Self-Defeating

The pro-choice majority will be mobilized by clarity, not equivocation.

Feb 9, 2024 / Jeet Heer

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