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The #NeverAgain Movement Six Years Later The #NeverAgain Movement Six Years Later

After a school shooting in Parkland, Fla., on February 14, 2018, hundreds of thousands of young people pushed for stronger gun control measures. How has their advocacy changed sin...

Feb 14, 2024 / StudentNation / Zachariah Sippy and Marie-Rose Sheinerman

A US border patrol agent on patrol near La Joya, Tex., 2013.

The Border Bill, Republican Congressmen, and Trump The Border Bill, Republican Congressmen, and Trump

Feb 20, 2024 / Column / Calvin Trillin

Harry Belafonte sings before a crowd at a civil rights rally.

From the Front Lines to the Corporate World: My DEI Journey From the Front Lines to the Corporate World: My DEI Journey

From intention to impact: a practical guide.

Feb 14, 2024 / Malia Lazu

Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., is seen in the U.S. Capitol after the senate voted against advancing a border security deal on Wednesday, February 7, 2024.

“I Will Be Damned if I’m Going to Give Another Nickel to the Netanyahu Government” “I Will Be Damned if I’m Going to Give Another Nickel to the Netanyahu Government”

Bernie Sanders and two Senate colleagues defined a new standard for foreign aid packages: No more complicity with Israel’s assault on Gaza.

Feb 13, 2024 / John Nichols

The Divided Landscape of Indian American Politics

The Divided Landscape of Indian American Politics The Divided Landscape of Indian American Politics

The Desi diaspora is both rising up and fracturing on issues of religion, race, and caste, with far-reaching implications for US politics.

Feb 20, 2024 / Feature / Jeet Heer

The Desolation of America’s Urban Schools

The Desolation of America’s Urban Schools The Desolation of America’s Urban Schools

Austerity measures have resulted in dangerous, squalid conditions for the most vulnerable students.

Feb 26, 2024 / Feature / Jonathan Kozol

A still from the Super Bowl ad for RFK Jr showing photos of him with text reading

RFK Jr. Has Lost His Way RFK Jr. Has Lost His Way

A Super Bowl ad that defiled his assassinated uncle’s memory was paid for by a super PAC funded by one of Donald Trump’s largest donors.

Feb 12, 2024 / Joan Walsh

What Happened to the Democratic Majority?

What Happened to the Democratic Majority? What Happened to the Democratic Majority?

Today the march of class dealignment feels like an inexorable fact of American political life. But is it?

Feb 19, 2024 / Books & the Arts / Matthew Karp

Special counsel Robert Hur’s report exonerated Joe Biden of wrongdoing in bringing classified documents home during the Obama administration, but also characterized him as an elderly man with memory problems.

Biden and His Supporters Should Be Honest About His Age Problem Biden and His Supporters Should Be Honest About His Age Problem

Candor rather than deflection can overcome the president’s biggest drawback.

Feb 12, 2024 / Jeet Heer

People attend a signing ceremony for the Respect for Marriage Act at the White House

This Valentine’s Day, It’s Not Just Love That’s on the Ballot This Valentine’s Day, It’s Not Just Love That’s on the Ballot

Basic dignity is threatened as LGBTQ+ freedoms are increasingly endangered.

Feb 13, 2024 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

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