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It’s 2021. Why Are Only Men Required to Register for the Draft?

Register women too! Or better yet, replace the military draft with national service open to all.

Ria Tabacco Mar

Loss Runs Like a River Through My Life

On grief’s unequal racial burden, and the Internet as a vehicle to negotiate survival and turn collective grief into collective action.

Malkia Devich-Cyril

The IOC Says the 2032 Olympics Are Coming to Brisbane

Amid turmoil, the IOC selected Brisbane for the 2032 games under a shroud of secrecy.

Dave Zirin and Jules Boykoff

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The Real Welfare Cheats Are War Profiteers

The Real Welfare Cheats Are War Profiteers

We’re squabbling over Social Security, while the government lavishes infinitely more money on the arms industry.

Rebecca Gordon
Biden Has an Opportunity to Begin Rebuilding the US’s Fractured Relationship With Russia

Biden Has an Opportunity to Begin Rebuilding the US’s Fractured Relationship With Russia

Relations between the United States and Russia have reached a particularly perilous moment.

Katrina vanden Heuvel
Ebrahim Raisi

Iran’s Incredible Shrinking Democracy

For the first time, Iran’s presidential election outcome has been predetermined.

Dostmohammad Punjabi

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USS Curtis Wilson

We Don’t Have Time to Waste on Cold Wars

The US and China are the world’s two greatest carbon emitters—if they can’t figure out how to cooperate, the future of humanity is grim.

Tom Engelhardt
COVAX

America Pursues Vaccine Internationalism—but What Kind?

A foreign policy of global division makes Americans less safe.

Stephen Wertheim
Gaza

My Bill Would Stop US Aid From Funding Palestinian Suffering

HR 2590 would restrict US military aid to Israel from being used to demolish homes, annex Palestinian land, or imprison Palestinian children in military detention facilities.

Betty McCollum

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