Law

BLM activist DeRay McKesson is arrested during a protest after the murder of Alton Sterling by two white Baton Rouge police officers.

The Supreme Court Has Ruled to Let Louisiana Keep Hunting DeRay McKesson The Supreme Court Has Ruled to Let Louisiana Keep Hunting DeRay McKesson

The court has decided to let the BLM activist be held liable for organizing a protest in 2016, endangering the right to dissent in three Southern states.

Apr 16, 2024 / Elie Mystal

Dr. Juan Romagoza at La Clinica del Pueblo in 1998.

The Brutal Cycle of US Immigration Policy The Brutal Cycle of US Immigration Policy

In Everyone Who Is Gone Is Here, Jonathan Blitzer examines how North and Central American migration moves in two directions.

Apr 16, 2024 / Books & the Arts / Gaby Del Valle

Macron and Sarkozy beside Olympics sign

The 2024 Olympics Are Already Dealing With Multiple Political Crises The 2024 Olympics Are Already Dealing With Multiple Political Crises

Despite all the bluster about how the Paris 2024 Olympics would be different, they’re looking a lot like the Games of recent years. And we’re only 100 days out.

Apr 15, 2024 / Dave Zirin and Jules Boykoff

Trump Campaign Launches

Donald Trump’s Christian Soldiers Donald Trump’s Christian Soldiers

The MAGA church and white evangelical Christian voters.

Apr 15, 2024 / Peter Dreier

The Kids Are Not All Right

The Kids Are Not All Right The Kids Are Not All Right

Käthe, Herblock redux.

Apr 12, 2024 / The Greater Quiet / Steve Brodner

O.J. Simpson tries on glove during trial

O.J. Simpson Proved That With Enough Money You Can Get Away With Murder O.J. Simpson Proved That With Enough Money You Can Get Away With Murder

The accused killer won and lost in court depending on his bank account.

Apr 12, 2024 / Jeet Heer

Who Controls Your Life?

Who Controls Your Life? Who Controls Your Life?

The Supreme Court gets the choice?

Apr 12, 2024 / OppArt / Peter Kuper

Palestinians standing next to a vehicle in the central Gaza Strip, where employees from the World Central Kitchen (WCK) were killed in an Israeli air strike.

How US Intelligence and an American Company Feed Israel’s Killing Machine in Gaza How US Intelligence and an American Company Feed Israel’s Killing Machine in Gaza

Because it isn’t so much the bombs that kill but the list that puts civilians in the way of the bombs.

Apr 12, 2024 / James Bamford

O.J. Simpson at his 1995 trial

O.J. Simpson Was a Rorschach Test for America O.J. Simpson Was a Rorschach Test for America

Society / April 11, 2024 O.J. Simpson Was a Rorschach Test for America Most people saw the Hall of Fame running back not as a person but as symbol for what was wrong with the c…

Apr 11, 2024 / Dave Zirin

Julian Assange in police vehicle

End the Persecution of Julian Assange End the Persecution of Julian Assange

The fifth anniversary of Assange’s imprisonment would be a good day for the Biden administration to end this sordid saga—before it ends the First Amendment.

Apr 11, 2024 / Chip Gibbons

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