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Bernie Sanders Just Gave the Progressive Foreign-Policy Speech We’ve Been Waiting For
September 21st, 2017, 01:13 PM

Stephen Miles

The senator powerfully linked domestic and foreign policy in the context of massive global inequality.

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Cambodia’s Crackdown: What Happens When an Autocrat Shutters a Newspaper
September 21st, 2017, 01:13 PM

Julia Wallace

As Cambodia turns its back on the West, Hun Sen shuts down The Cambodia Daily.

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It’s 2025. The Temperature Is 112 Degrees. We Bombed 15 Countries Last Year.
September 21st, 2017, 01:13 PM

Tom Engelhardt

It might seem crazy—but so did the election of Donald J. Trump.

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Pilgrim Bell
September 21st, 2017, 01:13 PM

Kaveh Akbar

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This Modern World
September 21st, 2017, 01:13 PM

Tom Tomorrow

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No Wall?
September 21st, 2017, 01:13 PM

Calvin Trillin

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Letters From the October 9, 2017, Issue
September 21st, 2017, 01:13 PM

Our Readers

No more piecemeal rights… When small is actually big…

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Puzzle No. 3442
September 21st, 2017, 01:13 PM

Joshua Kosman and Henri Picciotto

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Make New York’s School-Bus Fleet Eco-Friendly, Union-Staffed, and Cooperatively Run
September 21st, 2017, 01:13 PM

Michelle Chen

Converting fossil-fuel buses to electric vehicles alone would save $39,000 over 12 years.

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How Much Is Your Health Worth to You?
September 21st, 2017, 01:13 PM

Patricia J. Williams

Exorbitant drug pricing and bad experimental medicine result from putting health care up for sale.

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Blaming the People
September 21st, 2017, 01:13 PM

Jan-Werner Müller

Is democracy really the problem?

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Trump’s Campaign Chief Paul Manafort Faces Indictment 
September 21st, 2017, 01:13 PM

Start Making Sense, Jon Wiener

Bob Dreyfuss, plus Sarah Leonard on Hillary’s book and Todd Gitlin on Ken Burns’s Vietnam.

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The Financial Industry Is Its Own Best Enemy
September 21st, 2017, 01:13 PM

Mike Konczal

Equifax’s blunder does more than any white paper to demonstrate the need for financial reform.

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We Need to Reckon With the Story ‘What Happened’ Tells
September 21st, 2017, 01:13 PM

Katha Pollitt

Hillary Clinton has a unique perspective on a world-historical event. Why shouldn’t she write a book about it?

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OppArt: Artistic Dispatches From the Front Lines of Resistance
September 20th, 2017, 01:13 PM

The Nation

A new Nation series.

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The Death of a Syrian Media Activist
September 20th, 2017, 01:13 PM

Jeremy Hodge

Khaled al Zubi and his brother Osama could have fled to Jordan, but they chose to face threats and hardship so they could report on the war.  

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Report From Dera’a, Cradle of the Syrian Revolution
September 20th, 2017, 01:13 PM

Khaled al Zubi

Perhaps because the struggle began here, its spirit has been preserved in its purest form in the south, with a free press and thriving civil society.

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The Silence of the Doves
September 20th, 2017, 01:13 PM

Stephen F. Cohen

Why is there no mainstream opposition to the new Cold War?

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The Trump Administration Has a Plan to Alter Protected Landscapes Across America
September 20th, 2017, 01:13 PM

Kathleen Sharp

In a leaked memo, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke recommends shrinking or modifying 10 national monuments.

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The Political Genius of Bernie’s ‘Medicare for All’ Bill
September 20th, 2017, 01:13 PM

The Nation

It blends a principled stand with a crafty incremental approach.

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel Appears Set to Win a 4th Term—but at What Cost?
September 20th, 2017, 01:13 PM

Philip Oltermann

The anchor of the eurozone looks like an island of centrist calm amid turbulent populist waters. But an existential crisis may be looming.

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The Economic Costs of Domestic Violence
September 20th, 2017, 01:13 PM

Michelle Chen

The repercussions of intimate-partner violence extend far beyond the home.

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Trump’s Very, Very Fictional White House
September 20th, 2017, 01:13 PM

Tom Tomorrow

On a parallel earth—big-league different.

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The Real Crisis of European Multiculturalism
September 20th, 2017, 01:13 PM

Joan W. Scott

As a set of policies and as an ideal for a more pluralist society, it has failed not because of recent waves of immigration but because of how Europeans view their own culture and national traditions.

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How Trump Has Normalized the Unspeakable
September 20th, 2017, 01:13 PM

Sasha Abramsky

He has legitimized bigotry and given the imprimatur of a major political party to criminal violence.

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What the US Military (Still) Doesn’t Understand About Afghanistan
September 20th, 2017, 01:13 PM

Ann Jones

Sixteen years in, the Pentagon hasn’t learned any lessons.

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Trump’s First Speech Before the UN Was an Absurd, Bombastic Disaster
September 19th, 2017, 01:13 PM

John Nichols

After the president tells the UN that the US can “totally destroy North Korea,” it is time for Congress to put the brakes on Trump.

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The Shocking Dishonesty of the GOP’s Latest Repeal Push
September 19th, 2017, 01:13 PM

David Dayen

Since when should success be punished?

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Republicans Are Coming for Our Health Care Again. Here’s How You Can Fight Back
September 19th, 2017, 01:13 PM

NationAction

You can also join a campaign to protect voting rights in your state or county.

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‘The Vietnam War’: Past All Reason
September 19th, 2017, 01:13 PM

Andrew J. Bacevich

The new series by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick is mesmerizing. But it doesn’t answer the questions about the Vietnam War that many are still seeking.

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The Stark Difference Between Republicans and Democrats on Health Care Couldn’t Be Clearer
September 19th, 2017, 01:13 PM

Katrina vanden Heuvel

More and more Americans understand that health care should be a basic right, not a commodity that you purchase if you can afford it.

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Trapped: The Desperation of Syria’s Displaced Civilians
September 19th, 2017, 01:13 PM

Bill Frelick

By sealing their borders, Syria’s neighbors have blocked the escape routes of millions.

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How Sports Can Unlearn Toxic Masculinity
September 19th, 2017, 01:13 PM

Dave Zirin

Cleaning up youth sports culture in America and standing alongside teammates of color.

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How to Fix America’s Childcare Crisis
September 19th, 2017, 01:13 PM

Michelle Chen

A new bill would ensure universal childcare for every parent.

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Frederick Wiseman’s World of Institutions
September 19th, 2017, 01:13 PM

Stuart Klawans

In his 42nd film, the documentarian examines the New York Public Library from both his Olympian and activist perspectives.

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Can Black Lives Matter Win in the Age of Trump?
September 19th, 2017, 01:13 PM

Dani McClain

You could be forgiven for thinking the movement has gone quiet. But you’d be wrong.

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Seattle to Michael Bennett: We’ve Got Your Back
September 18th, 2017, 01:13 PM

Dave Zirin

At a time when other NFL teams are discouraging player protests, the Seahawks are welcoming it.

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Debating ‘What Happened’
September 18th, 2017, 01:13 PM

Joan Walsh, D.D. Guttenplan

Our 2016 election correspondents take on Hillary Clinton’s controversial new memoir.

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This Department Is the Last Hideout of Climate Change Believers in Donald Trump’s Government
September 18th, 2017, 01:13 PM

Michael T. Klare

But can we count on them to speak up?

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Honor the Constitution by Impeaching Jeff Sessions
September 18th, 2017, 01:13 PM

John Nichols

The attorney general lied to Congress, and now he uses a department named “Justice” to undermine justice.

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Speaking of the ‘Female Gaze’
September 18th, 2017, 01:13 PM

Alina Cohen

In today’s confused, commercial, and not-quite-intellectual environment, the phrase “female gaze” functions in varied ways, according to its users’ needs.

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The Children of the Arab Spring Are Being Jailed and Tortured
September 18th, 2017, 01:13 PM

Scott Long

Yassin Mohamed has spent much of the last seven years in prison for the crime of protesting.

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How Do We Build a Racial Justice Movement Too Powerful to Ignore?
September 15th, 2017, 01:13 PM

Mark Hertsgaard

A panel on race and resistance in Trump’s America, featuring Alicia Garza, Walter Mosley, Steve Phillips, Joan Walsh, and Mark Hertsgaard.

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These Georgetown Students Fought Nike—and Won
September 15th, 2017, 01:13 PM

Daniel Luis Zager, Angeles Solis, Sonia Adjroud

For the first time ever, Nike signed a contract that ensures full, independent access for the Worker Rights Consortium—and it happened because of students.

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Can Congress Unravel the Trump-Russia Tangle?
September 15th, 2017, 01:13 PM

Bob Dreyfuss

Not if a renegade California Republican can stop it.

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How to Stand in Solidarity With Undocumented Immigrants
September 15th, 2017, 01:13 PM

John Washington

As politicians debate the fate of Dreamers, we all need to join the fight.

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Buddhists in Myanmar Are Unifying Behind a Deadly Nationalism
September 15th, 2017, 01:13 PM

Francis Wade

And Aung San Suu Kyi is refusing to condemn the resulting bloodshed.

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Betsy DeVos Is Helping Education Profiteers Rip Off Students
September 15th, 2017, 01:13 PM

David Dayen

Left for dead under Obama, the industry is suddenly getting everything it wants.

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The CIA Director Just Bullied Harvard Into Throwing Chelsea Manning to the Curb
September 15th, 2017, 01:13 PM

John Nichols

Pompeo is a Koch-brothers puppet who is using his position to bully a principled whistle-blower.

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Opposition Candidates Win More Than 270 Seats in Moscow Municipal Elections
September 15th, 2017, 01:13 PM

Nadezda Azhgikhina

The psychological effect of this small victory is great. It shows that acting in solidarity can have a real effect.

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