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Democratic Insiders Keep Bashing Progressives, but Progressives Keep Winning Key Elections

A trio of Texas congressional primaries saw progressives gain traction in the state.

John Nichols

Ukraine Crisis

War and Peace in Ukraine

De-escalation and negotiation remain the only way out of this crisis.

Katrina vanden Heuvel and The Nation
Fiction

Francesco Pacifico Confronts Fiction’s Oldest Questions

His new novel, The Women I Love, asks if men can accurately portray and represent the experiences of women.

Piper French
Reproductive Rights

Even Pro-Lifers Help Loved Ones Who Need an Abortion

A new study shows that those who call abortion murder are still willing to lend a helping hand, when things hit close to home.

Katha Pollitt
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A Black Guy's Guide to the Constitution

Let’s Talk About the Taking of Black Land

Let’s Talk About the Taking of Black Land

From Seneca Village to “urban renewal,” the government has claimed Black property—rarely with the “just compensation” promised by the Fifth Amendment.
Elie Mystal
In 1825, John and Elizabeth Whitehead divided their Manhattan farmland into 200 lots and began selling it off. I know it’s hard to imagine Manhattan as ever having farmland, but “the city” remained densely clustered on the southern tip of the island well into the 19th century.1 The first three… Continue Reading >

Politics

Biden Pentagon

Take It From JFK—Appeasement Over Confrontation

Displays of presidential toughness aren’t what our nation needs right now.

Andrew J. Bacevich
Exclusive: Rashida Tlaib Wants Biden to Finish Building Back Better

Exclusive: Rashida Tlaib Wants Biden to Finish Building Back Better

In an exclusive interview ahead of her remarks tonight, the Michigan Democrat said people are counting on Biden to get Build Back Better done.

John Nichols
Even Pro-Lifers Help Loved Ones Who Need an Abortion

Even Pro-Lifers Help Loved Ones Who Need an Abortion

A new study shows that those who call abortion murder are still willing to lend a helping hand, when things hit close to home.

Katha Pollitt

Culture

Francesco Pacifico Confronts Fiction’s Oldest Questions

Francesco Pacifico Confronts Fiction’s Oldest Questions

His new novel, The Women I Love, asks if men can accurately portray and represent the experiences of women.

Piper French
The Riddle of Zoomer Politics

The Riddle of Zoomer Politics

Pollster John Della Volpe claims he’s cracked the puzzle on this generation’s ideology. But is there really straightforward answer to what makes Gen Z tick?

Julian Epp
What Is Fueling Our Century’s Global “Disorder”?

What Is Fueling Our Century’s Global “Disorder”?

A conversation with historian Helen Thompson about the changes in energy consumption and monetary policy that set the table for today’s geopolitical instability.

Daniel Steinmetz-Jenkins

World

Banning the Hijab Targets Muslim Women

Banning the Hijab Targets Muslim Women

A state order against the religious garment in Karnataka, India, is seen by members of the Muslim minority as a form of intimidation and control.

Hasan Ali
Ukraine soldiers near tank

Russia, Ukraine, and the New Bipartisanship in Washington

Democrats and Republicans unite in boosting Pentagon spending.

Michael T. Klare
Media Malpractice and Information War in Ukraine

Media Malpractice and Information War in Ukraine

The Western media’s double standard is on full display amid Ukraine war coverage.

Ishmael N. Daro

Watch and Listen

Listen: Hunter S. Thompson’s Sporting Life

Author Pete Richardson joins the show to talk about his new book, Savage Journey.

March 1, 2022

Listen: Canadian Truckers: a Working-Class Protest?

Jeet Heer on the "Freedom Convoy," plus Amy Wilentz on Paul Farmer.

February 24, 2022

Listen: Will Trump’s Senate Candidates Lose in November?

John Nichols on Congress, plus Peter Richardson on Hunter S. Thompson.

February 17, 2022
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