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The Equality Act Is Essential in the Fight for LGBTQ Rights

Fri, 05/05/2017 - 9:23am
Michelle ChenLess than half of all states explicitly protect people against discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation.

Laura Poitras on Julian Assange: ‘Admirable, Brilliant, and Flawed’

Fri, 05/05/2017 - 9:00am
Jon WienerThe filmmaker’s latest, Risk, documents the many sides of the WikiLeaks founder. 

It’s Not Too Late to Save Net Neutrality From a Captured FCC

Fri, 05/05/2017 - 6:30am
Victor PickardThe Trump-appointed FCC chairman has ushered in a virulent strain of market libertarianism. He can and must be stopped.

Asking for a Friend: I Have a Fancy Law Degree, But No One Will Hire Me to Do Good!

Fri, 05/05/2017 - 5:00am
Liza FeatherstoneAnd another reader loves a prickly communist.

History Will Remember These 217 House Republicans for Their Inhumanity

Thu, 05/04/2017 - 2:47pm
John NicholsWhat Paul Ryan and his minions just voted for is immoral.

Why Can’t Americans Remember Anyone’s Death Other Than Those of Their Own?

Thu, 05/04/2017 - 12:46pm
John DowerA long history of war and terror has left America with a victim complex.

After I Graduate, How Likely Will It Be That I Follow My Dreams? Not Very.

Thu, 05/04/2017 - 12:04pm
Aprill EmigWith massive debt loads and scant institutional support, college is not set up for first-generation, low-income students to succeed.

Will Trump Help Elect a Hard-Liner in Iran?

Thu, 05/04/2017 - 11:45am
Bob DreyfussHarsh anti-Iran rhetoric could undermine Hassan Rouhani’s reelection bid and undermine the historic nuclear deal.

Laura Poitras: The Many Contradictions of Julian Assange

Thu, 05/04/2017 - 9:00am
Start Making Sense, Jon WienerPlus Stephen F. Cohen on the new Cold War, and Eric Foner on Trump and history.

The People’s Voice Is Heard

Thu, 05/04/2017 - 8:45am
Calvin Trillin

Puzzle No. 3432

Thu, 05/04/2017 - 8:45am
Joshua Kosman and Henri Picciotto

Comix Nation

Thu, 05/04/2017 - 8:45am
Matt Bors

Letters From the May 22/29, 2017, Issue

Thu, 05/04/2017 - 8:45am
Our Readers, Victor Navasky, Patrick Lawrence, Greg Grandin, Katha PollittSchlesinger and Navasky on McCarthyism… Pollitt, Navasky, Grandin, and Lawrence on ‘Russiagate’…

The Election Could Give Theresa May a Mandate. It Won’t Give Her a Clue.

Thu, 05/04/2017 - 5:00am
Gary YoungeThere’s no such thing as a successful Brexit, only degrees of bad.

The Most Important Story of Trump’s First 100 Days

Thu, 05/04/2017 - 5:00am
David ColeThe United States is a constitutional democracy, whether Trump likes it or not.

What Will Kill Neoliberalism?

Thu, 05/04/2017 - 5:00am
Joelle Gamble, Paul Mason, Bryce Covert, William Darity Jr., Peter BarnesA roundtable on its fate.

This Budget Plan Is a Road Map for the Resistance

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 2:54pm
Robert L. BorosageCongressional progressives have released a dramatic document. 

The New Republican Health-Care Plan Is Single-Payer for Dummies

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 1:05pm
David DayenIt’s important to understand what the GOP is trying to do. 

Again, Is the Possibility of a Trump-Putin Détente Really Dead?

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 12:59pm
Stephen F. Cohen“Kremlingate” is said to have killed any prospect for Trump administration cooperation with Putin’s Kremlin, but the May 2 phone talk between the two leaders showed it is still alive.

The Democratic Party Is Fighting Over Its Future. How Important Will Defending Abortion Rights Be?

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 12:46pm
Katha PollittIt’s one thing to acknowledge that anti-choice Democratic leaders exist. It’s another to say that the party should welcome them to get back into the majority.