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Save Local News. Our Democracy Depends On It.

Save Local News. Our Democracy Depends On It. Save Local News. Our Democracy Depends On It.

The government needs to invest now to revive local journalism—a public good that is essential to democracy.

Jul 21, 2022 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

Resurrecting the American Century Is a Huge Mistake

Resurrecting the American Century Is a Huge Mistake Resurrecting the American Century Is a Huge Mistake

It’s time to focus on the more modest goal of salvaging a unified American republic

Jul 14, 2022 / Andrew J. Bacevich

Biden’s NATO Summit Divides the World Into Hostile Camps

Biden’s NATO Summit Divides the World Into Hostile Camps Biden’s NATO Summit Divides the World Into Hostile Camps

With the home front fatigued, the alliance expands in Europe and campaigns to curb China’s rise.

Jul 7, 2022 / Michael T. Klare

How Paula Rego’s Abortion Pictures Changed the Conversation

How Paula Rego’s Abortion Pictures Changed the Conversation How Paula Rego’s Abortion Pictures Changed the Conversation

When well-meaning critics described her subjects as downtrodden, Rego shot back, “These women are not victims.”

Jul 1, 2022 / Margaret Spillane

NATO From Bad to Worse

NATO From Bad to Worse NATO From Bad to Worse

It is urgent to rebuild a global peace movement opposed to all military alliances and the ongoing massive increases in defense budgets.

Jun 23, 2022 / Gilbert Achcar

collapsed building in the town of Borodianka.

The US and Europe Aren’t Interested in Diplomacy The US and Europe Aren’t Interested in Diplomacy

A conversation with Noam Chomsky on the war in Ukraine.

Jun 17, 2022 / David Barsamian

Farm workers mmarch to protest the H2-A guestworker program

Reviving the Bracero Program Is the Wrong Answer for Workers Reviving the Bracero Program Is the Wrong Answer for Workers

Not even Biden’s own Labor Department believes that the administration’s proposal to bring in more seasonal farm labor will improve working conditions.

Jun 23, 2022 / David Bacon

Nuclear missile

We Must Keep Fighting to Stop the Arms Race We Must Keep Fighting to Stop the Arms Race

Or we risk facing the unimaginable. 

Jun 16, 2022 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

Portrait of Haitian president

What the French Really Owe Haiti What the French Really Owe Haiti

Compensation for a history suffused with violence that left physical wounds and psychological trauma.

Jun 13, 2022 / Marlene L. Daut

Frank LaMere

The Injustices Endured by Native American Youths Continue to This Day The Injustices Endured by Native American Youths Continue to This Day

Countless Native American young people are being robbed of their chance to live safe and fulfilling lives.

Jun 1, 2022 / no-paywall / Katrina vanden Heuvel

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