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Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan speaks to a crowd

Turkish Election Aftershock: Despite Unity on the Left, the Opposition Falls Short Turkish Election Aftershock: Despite Unity on the Left, the Opposition Falls Short

Defying predictions of his political demise, the country's authoritarian president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan came first on Sunday and is now favored to win reelection in the runoff on M...

May 16, 2023 / Kaya Genç

A mobile Covid-19 testing site in New York.

What the Country Refused to Learn From the Pandemic What the Country Refused to Learn From the Pandemic

However briefly, the pandemic showed us that such an American world is not only possible but right at our fingertips.

May 4, 2023 / Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis

US President Joe Biden speaks outside St. Muredach's Cathedral in Ballina, County Mayo, Ireland, on Friday, April 14, 2023.

Why Irish Joe Makes British Tories Cry Uncle Sam Why Irish Joe Makes British Tories Cry Uncle Sam

A visit to the Emerald Isle provokes post-Brexit angst in the United Kingdom.

Apr 21, 2023 / Jeet Heer

Jerry Mander, author of Four Arguments for the Elimination of Television, at his typewriter.

Jerry Mander Was the Groundbreaking Activism-Adman Jerry Mander Was the Groundbreaking Activism-Adman

He was a key figure in the anti-globalization movement—RIP.

Apr 19, 2023 / The Editors

Time to go? Prime Minister Ariel Henry attends a graduation ceremony for new members of the country's armed forces in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Thursday, December 22, 2022.

Haiti, April 2023: Soon There Will Be No One Left to Kidnap Haiti, April 2023: Soon There Will Be No One Left to Kidnap

The deadly consequences of the Biden administration’s policy of no policy.

Apr 17, 2023 / Amy Wilentz

A view of 6 World Trade Center, the Ronald O. Perelman Performing Arts Center, with the one World Trade Center in the background

Everyone Deserves Grandeur Everyone Deserves Grandeur

A new performing arts center in New York’s Financial District demonstrates the problem with the city’s beautiful, expensive buildings.

Apr 6, 2023 / Editorial / Marianela D’Aprile

COP26 Global Day for Climate Justice march, London

Why Has the Right Become Obsessed With Climate-Friendly Banking? Why Has the Right Become Obsessed With Climate-Friendly Banking?

It’s not because they're concerned about climate catastrophe.

Apr 6, 2023 / Stan Cox

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Letters From the April 17/24, 2023, Issue Letters From the April 17/24, 2023, Issue

Springsteen and us… Lessons from Debs…

Apr 4, 2023 / Letters / Our Readers

Chicago mayoral candidates Brandon Johnson, left, and Paul Vallas

Chicago’s Election Will Shape the Future of Public Safety in America Chicago’s Election Will Shape the Future of Public Safety in America

Paul Vallas promises that he’ll grow the police force. Brandon Johnson says that to build safety, he’ll “invest in people.” What does that mean, and what are voters choosing betwee...

Mar 31, 2023 / Eric Reinhart

“The Government Is Trying to Kill Us Now”: Scenes From a Lapsed Covid Emergency

“The Government Is Trying to Kill Us Now”: Scenes From a Lapsed Covid Emergency “The Government Is Trying to Kill Us Now”: Scenes From a Lapsed Covid Emergency

Political leaders create new emergencies by wantonly suspending emergency relief.

Mar 8, 2023 / Tarence Ray

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