Election 2024

How the GOP Learned to Hate the FBI

How the GOP Learned to Hate the FBI How the GOP Learned to Hate the FBI

And why it matters that Democrats and Republicans have switched positions on the national security state.

Dec 30, 2022 / Jeet Heer

Fighting Poverty

Poor People Have the Power to Transform America Poor People Have the Power to Transform America

As the threat of yet more political turmoil and escalating violence looms, isn’t it time to break through the isolation with a new sense of collective power?

Dec 26, 2022 / Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis

Conservative Jews Made a Terrible Bargain With Trump and the Right Over Israel

Conservative Jews Made a Terrible Bargain With Trump and the Right Over Israel Conservative Jews Made a Terrible Bargain With Trump and the Right Over Israel

American Jewish leaders have spent so long genuflecting before the Christian right that even the most blatant anti-Semitism finds them unable to stand up or speak out.

Dec 21, 2022 / Eric Alterman

Conspiracy Theories Aren’t the Only Thing Motivating Far-Right Voters

Conspiracy Theories Aren’t the Only Thing Motivating Far-Right Voters Conspiracy Theories Aren’t the Only Thing Motivating Far-Right Voters

Globalization and neoliberalism have indeed created hardships for certain communities like blue-collar workers, rural residents, and older voters who have been tempted by the right...

Dec 21, 2022 / John Feffer

The Crypto Scandal Is Also an Opportunity for the Left

The Crypto Scandal Is Also an Opportunity for the Left The Crypto Scandal Is Also an Opportunity for the Left

Sam Bankman-Fried’s downfall can help fuel a new war on plutocratic donors.

Dec 18, 2022 / Jeet Heer

The MAGA Congress—and Its New BFFs (Best Fascist Friends)

The MAGA Congress—and Its New BFFs (Best Fascist Friends) The MAGA Congress—and Its New BFFs (Best Fascist Friends)

No signs of moderation at the recent New York gala of the Republican far right.

Dec 16, 2022 / Jeet Heer

Senator Josh Hawley, Republican from Missouri, holding a pencil.

One-and-a-Half Cheers for Comrade Josh Hawley One-and-a-Half Cheers for Comrade Josh Hawley

The Missouri Republican’s attack on Biden and corporate Democrats for stopping railway workers from striking was on-target. But if he really wants to get on the workers’ side of hi...

Dec 16, 2022 / Ben Burgis

Kyrsten Sinema Formally Enrolls in the Party of Wall Street and Big Pharma

Kyrsten Sinema Formally Enrolls in the Party of Wall Street and Big Pharma Kyrsten Sinema Formally Enrolls in the Party of Wall Street and Big Pharma

The senator's switch to "independent" aligns her more completely with the special interests that she has so diligently represented since coming to the chamber.

Dec 9, 2022 / John Nichols

Former US president Donald Trump announces his 2024 run for the presidency at the Mar-a-Lago Club in Palm Beach, Fla.

Trump’s Sore-Loserism Knows No Bounds Trump’s Sore-Loserism Knows No Bounds

The president’s dismissal of 2020 results, and his demand that the election be redone, are entirely at odds with the intent of the founders.

Dec 8, 2022 / John Nichols

Joe Biden talks in Illinois

Under Biden’s Proposal, We’ll Have a Gerrymandered Presidential Primary Under Biden’s Proposal, We’ll Have a Gerrymandered Presidential Primary

In a time when Democrats are losing Latino voters, Biden’s administration has come up with a plan that only diminishes their influence.

Dec 8, 2022 / Jeff Weaver

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