Ad Policy

When It Comes to Endometriosis, “Doing Your Own Research” Might Actually Be Necessary

The health care system often neglects women and people with uteruses. For those who suffer from invisible diseases, informing oneself can be life-saving work.

Kate Shannon Jenkins

Racism and Discrimination

When the NYPD Gets Desperate

In a high-profile murder case, New York police swabbed hundreds of Black men, illegally used a private DNA lab, and then concealed their tactics.

Amos Barshad
Election 2022

Republicans Are the American Oligarchy

The GOP remains committed to promoting the interests of the wealthy in government. Democrats win by fighting back.

Chris Lehmann
Supreme Court

This Supreme Court Case Is a Case Study in Conservative Hypocrisy

Just weeks after railing against race-conscious college admissions, the justices entertained a bogus race-based argument aimed at undermining Native sovereignty.

Elie Mystal

Culture

The World John von Neumann Built

The World John von Neumann Built

Game theory, computers, the atom bomb—these are just a few of things von Neumann played a role in developing, changing the 20th century for better and worse.

David Nirenberg
A Fragmentary History of California

A Fragmentary History of California

Ashton Politanoff’s fascinating You’ll Like it Here, a hybrid book on the Golden State in the 20th century, looks at the novelistic details of everyday life.

Dustin Illingworth
Inside the Dreams of Ling Ma

Inside the Dreams of Ling Ma

The stories in her collection Bliss Montage tackle the troubles of the real world by transporting us to the realm between sleep and waking life.

Jennifer Schaffer-Goddard

Politics

The Disturbing World of the New GOP

The Disturbing World of the New GOP

The 2022 midterms saw the Republican Party complete its devolution into a party that has fully abandoned its conscience.

John Nichols
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi

Nancy Pelosi’s Next Chapter

Instead of taking a behind-the-scenes role, Pelosi should spend her remaining time in Congress embracing and extending her commitment to human rights issues.

John Nichols
Caldor Fire

Climate Change Should Have Dominated the Midterms. It Didn’t.

When you think about how an ever more overheated planet is going to affect our children and grandchildren, shouldn’t global warming have been right at the top of any list?

Tom Engelhardt

World

Mia Mottley, the prime minister of Barbados, at the COP27 summit.

Dismantling Bretton Woods to Pay the Climate Bill

Mia Mottley, the prime minister of Barbados, has a plan to create a new financial system that would fund climate spending.

Tina Gerhardt
Palestinian protesters in Gaza City

Why My Organization Has Chosen to Defy Israeli Military Orders

Al-Haq was among seven civil society groups raided by Israel and ordered closed in August, but we do not believe in following illegal orders—and so we will remain open.

Shawan Jabarin
A Turning Point in the Search for Victims of Forced Disappearance

A Turning Point in the Search for Victims of Forced Disappearance

Women from Medellín’s Comuna 13 neighborhood have fought for 20 years to excavate a mass grave site. Now, the search has finally begun.

Hanna Wallis

Watch and Listen

Listen: Joan Walsh on the Georgia Runoff; Gustavo Arellano on the LA Vote

On this episode of the Start Making Sense podcast, discussions about the elections in Los Angeles and Georgia.

November 17, 2022

Listen: Abortion and the Election

On this episode of The Time of Monsters, Moira Donegan talks about why American voters are energized for reproductive freedom.

November 16, 2022

Listen: "The Nation" and the Midterms

This week, our own D.D. Guttenplan, Elie Mystal, Joan Walsh, John Nichols, and Chris Lehmann discuss the midterm election results.

November 10, 2022

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