Election 2022

US Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito

The War Against Abortion Rights Is Also a War Against Democracy The War Against Abortion Rights Is Also a War Against Democracy

Facing a ballot backlash, the anti-choice movement is now resorting to lawfare and to limiting voter initiative.

Mar 27, 2023 / Jeet Heer

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Letters From the April 3/10, 2023, Issue Letters From the April 3/10, 2023, Issue

He was a mensch… Get out the message… The paleo approach…

Mar 21, 2023 / Letters / Our Readers

Why Is the Republican Party Suddenly Weakening Child Labor Laws?

Why Is the Republican Party Suddenly Weakening Child Labor Laws? Why Is the Republican Party Suddenly Weakening Child Labor Laws?

Rolling back restrictions on child labor and dismantling public education will make the country far more unequal. For today’s GOP, that’s a feature, not a bug.

Mar 16, 2023 / Jack Schneider and Jennifer C. Berkshire

Students during a Defend New College protest in Sarasota, Florida, US, on Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2023.

Ron DeSantis Is Destroying Florida’s New College Just Because He Can Ron DeSantis Is Destroying Florida’s New College Just Because He Can

The worst thing is, he doesn’t even understand the value of what he’s breaking.

Mar 10, 2023 / Michael Rothbaum

Sarah Huckabee Sanders, You’re No Jack Kennedy

Sarah Huckabee Sanders, You’re No Jack Kennedy Sarah Huckabee Sanders, You’re No Jack Kennedy

Trying to evoke a lost Cold War consensus, the GOP’s rising star conflated “normal” with “crazy.”

Feb 10, 2023 / Jeet Heer

School Voucher Battles

Robbing From the Poor to Educate the Rich Robbing From the Poor to Educate the Rich

The bait of school vouchers—and the switch to strangling public education.

Feb 13, 2023 / Jack Schneider and Jennifer C. Berkshire

Incoming DCCC chair Representative Suzan DelBene (D-Wash.)

5 Questions the New DCCC Chair Needs to Answer 5 Questions the New DCCC Chair Needs to Answer

House Democrats have a new campaign chief. She needs to make a lot of changes. Here are some good places to start.

Feb 7, 2023 / Steve Phillips

A woman holds a Black Voters Matter sign while driving in a protest march on April 22, 2021 in Elizabeth City, North Carolina.

It’s No Coincidence That the Midterms Turned the Blackest Parts of America Red It’s No Coincidence That the Midterms Turned the Blackest Parts of America Red

While Democrats celebrate an averted crisis, the GOP campaign to quell and marginalize Black voters has only continued.

Feb 7, 2023 / Clarence Lusane

Josh Hawley holding pencil in front of microphone

The GOP’s Phony Class War The GOP’s Phony Class War

Racist resentment plus plutocratic economics don’t equal a “working-class party.”

Feb 3, 2023 / Jeet Heer

Our Democracy Is More Fragile Than We Would Like to Think

Our Democracy Is More Fragile Than We Would Like to Think Our Democracy Is More Fragile Than We Would Like to Think

The insurrections in the United States and Brazil simply demonstrated what has always been true.

Feb 1, 2023 / Karen J. Greenberg

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