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Congress Is Drawing a ‘Red Line’ Over Trump’s Support for the Saudi War on Yemen

Mon, 05/08/2017 - 2:10pm
James CardenMillions are threatened by famine, as Riyadh prepares an assault on the country’s key port.

The Crucial Role of Islam in the French Election

Mon, 05/08/2017 - 1:12pm
Juan ColeA solid majority of French Muslims, about half of whom identify as secular, continued to support the left this year.

Campus Admin Ignored Students’ Demands for Black Visibility. So They Took Over Their Building.

Mon, 05/08/2017 - 1:04pm
Georgia JohnsonThe Afrikan/Black Student Alliance of the University of California, Santa Cruz, camped out for three days until the school met its demands.

Economic Anxiety Didn’t Make People Vote Trump, Racism Did

Mon, 05/08/2017 - 12:43pm
Sean McElwee, Jason McDanielNew data provide a compelling answer to this vexing question.

Los Angeles Residents Start to Organize Against the Olympic Bid

Mon, 05/08/2017 - 11:40am
Dave Zirin, Jules BoykoffThe US Olympic Committee wants the 2024 Olympics in Los Angeles. It won’t happen quietly.

24 Things the Media Missed While They Were Obsessing Over Trump’s Latest Soundbite

Mon, 05/08/2017 - 10:48am
Andrew J. BacevichThese are major national-security issues—but don’t expect to see them on the news.

The Prisoner Firefighters Battling California’s Wildfires

Mon, 05/08/2017 - 9:00am
The NationThree clips from a new film exploring the seemingly ordinary landscapes touched by our prison system.

Out From Under Capitalism

Mon, 05/08/2017 - 5:00am
Sarah LeonardAn introduction to our special issue.

The Government Wouldn’t Rein In the Banks’ Predatory Practices—Until These Tellers Stepped In

Mon, 05/08/2017 - 5:00am
Jimmy TobiasThe Committee for Better Banks is organizing to change the banking industry from the inside out.

Economic Democracy and the Billion-Dollar Co-op

Mon, 05/08/2017 - 5:00am
Nathan SchneiderIs our energy grid a sleeping giant of collective ownership?

Trumpism: It’s Coming From the Suburbs

Mon, 05/08/2017 - 5:00am
Jesse A. MyersonRacism, fascism, and working-class Americans.

The Rock-Star Appeal of Modern Monetary Theory

Mon, 05/08/2017 - 5:00am
Atossa Araxia AbrahamianThe Sanders generation and a new economic idea.

A Hundred Days of Trump Denial

Sat, 05/06/2017 - 9:00am
Leslie SavanLeading up to the marker of his first 100 days, I began to internalize small shifts in how the news media regards President Trump.

Women Don’t Need Ivanka Trump’s Fortune-Cookie Feminism

Sat, 05/06/2017 - 7:00am
Lucia GravesThey need her father to stop his harmful policies. 

Religious Right Leaders Blast Trump’s Order as a Betrayal

Fri, 05/05/2017 - 2:23pm
Sarah PosnerBut a vague provision could authorize Attorney General Jeff Sessions to issue guidelines to federal agencies allowing them to discriminate.

Another Black Boy Was Killed by Police. Will Justice Be Done This Time?

Fri, 05/05/2017 - 1:49pm
Collier MeyersonEvery time a black person dies at the hands of a police officer, there’s a glimmer of hope that the police will be held accountable. Almost every time, that hope is in vain.

The United States Should Listen to South Korea—or It Will Reap the Whirlwind

Fri, 05/05/2017 - 11:37am
Tim ShorrockRecent US actions underscore a deep-seated problem: refusal to see South Korea as an independent nation with interests of its own.

Centrist Macron Beats Back the National Front—and the Spread of Trumpism

Fri, 05/05/2017 - 11:33am
John NicholsThe world could not afford another Trump ally in power.

Georgia Can’t Block New Voters From Registering in the Ossoff-Handel Runoff

Fri, 05/05/2017 - 11:08am
Ari BermanIn a big win for voting rights, a federal court overturns the state’s 90-day registration deadline

How the Eurozone Damaged French Politics—and This Year’s Presidential Election

Fri, 05/05/2017 - 9:35am
Mark WeisbrotIt has constrained the country’s economic decision-making, and center-left collaboration with Brussels opened up space for the far right.