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A May Day celebration in front of the US Embassy in Havana on May 1, 2024.

Whatever Happened to Reversing Trump’s Cuba Policies? Whatever Happened to Reversing Trump’s Cuba Policies?

After campaigning on reversing Trump’s regressive policies in the region, Cuban Americans are frustrated by the president’s subsequent passivity.

May 15, 2024 / David Montgomery

East Jerusalem Armenian Quarter

The Dubious Land Deal Threatening East Jerusalem’s Armenian Quarter  The Dubious Land Deal Threatening East Jerusalem’s Armenian Quarter 

In April 2023, the community learned that an Israeli real estate company would soon construct a hotel on one-fourth of their land. “Progressively, we will lose everything.”

May 14, 2024 / StudentNation / Joshua Yang

US President Joe Biden speaks in the Roosevelt Room of the White House about pro-Palestinian campus protests on May 2, 2024.

Biden’s Domestic Reforms Don’t Add Up to the Great Society Biden’s Domestic Reforms Don’t Add Up to the Great Society

But they do signal that government can make life tangibly better.

May 13, 2024 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

The Invisible Lives of Israel’s Thai Workforce

The Invisible Lives of Israel’s Thai Workforce The Invisible Lives of Israel’s Thai Workforce

Manee Jirchat was one of the 31 Thai laborers kidnapped by Hamas on October 7. This is his story.

May 13, 2024 / Feature / Timothy McLaughlin

How Robert F. Kennedy Jr.’s Brain Became the Diet of Worms

How Robert F. Kennedy Jr.’s Brain Became the Diet of Worms How Robert F. Kennedy Jr.’s Brain Became the Diet of Worms

Can a presidential candidate afford to lose gray matter to parasites?

May 9, 2024 / Jeet Heer

Unhoused Candi Siewertsen, right, hugs a friend and a fellow member of the homeless community under a bridge at Baker Park in Grants Pass, Oregon, on Thursday March 28, 2024.

Is Punishing People for Not Having a Place to Sleep Cruel and Unusual? Is Punishing People for Not Having a Place to Sleep Cruel and Unusual?

With Grants Pass, the Supreme Court appears set to allow cities, counties, and states to criminalize homelessness.

May 9, 2024 / Comment / Jeremiah Hayden

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They said.

May 8, 2024 / OppArt / Jen Sorensen

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Letters: Airline Deregulation, Interviewing the Cuban President, Human Resources at Human Rights Watch Letters: Airline Deregulation, Interviewing the Cuban President, Human Resources at Human Rights Watch

The industry-friendly skies… Cuba libre… Bosses are getting the boot, too…

May 7, 2024 / Letters / Our Readers

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer celebrates with supporters in Birmingham, England on May 4, 2024.

Local Elections in Britain Put the Labour Party’s Stance on Gaza Under the Spotlight Local Elections in Britain Put the Labour Party’s Stance on Gaza Under the Spotlight

Labour leader Keir Starmer is favored to win the UK’s general election later this year, but—as with Joe Biden—there is one word that could derail his campaign: Gaza.

May 7, 2024 / Steve Howell

Leslie Jamison and the Travails of Millennial Divorce

Leslie Jamison and the Travails of Millennial Divorce Leslie Jamison and the Travails of Millennial Divorce

In her new book, the novelist and essayist examines life before and after marriage.

May 7, 2024 / Books & the Arts / Edna Bonhomme

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