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Help Activists Collect 1 Million Signatures for Net Neutrality

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 12:33pm
NationActionTrump’s FCC chairman would allow monopoly Internet service providers like Comcast and Verizon to pick winners and losers online.

Jackson, Mississippi, Just Nominated Radical Activist Chokwe Antar Lumumba to Be the Next Mayor

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 10:46am
John NicholsA fresh model for economic and social-justice politics is emerging in the South.

MLB and Boston Sports Fans Have to Stand Up to Racism in the Stands

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 10:30am
Dave ZirinRacism in Boston sports will only change when the fans confront it.

George Saunders’s Lincoln

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 6:00am
Jon BaskinThe novel ‘Lincoln in the Bardo’ examines the Civil War as the root of America’s violent past—and as a possible source of empathy that might release us from it.

The Fight Over Sexual Freedom

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 6:00am
Anna NorthGeoffrey Stone’s book is a powerful reminder that the history of sexual equality is one of backlash as well as progress.

‘We Must Actively Stand Up’: John Angelos’s Response to Racism at Fenway Park

Tue, 05/02/2017 - 3:42pm
Dave ZirinThe Baltimore Orioles COO has had enough of racism at the ballpark and enough of a society that is breeding more and more hate.

The Military Now Runs US Foreign Policy

Tue, 05/02/2017 - 2:37pm
Patrick LawrenceAnd as Trump’s recent turnabout shows, the establishment will brook no dissent from the reigning orthodoxy.

What We Can Learn from Our ‘Radical’ Past

Tue, 05/02/2017 - 2:23pm
Katrina vanden HeuvelThe clashes of the past teach us that we must stay committed to a cause bigger than any one person and be willing to fight for years to come.

The Trump Administration Is Full of Mind-Boggling Conflicts of Interest

Tue, 05/02/2017 - 11:05am
Nomi PrinsBut the president, and his family business, seems to be in it for the long haul.

Meet Bob Ferguson, the Washington State Attorney General Who Shut Down Trump’s Muslim Ban

Tue, 05/02/2017 - 10:34am
Sasha AbramskyNow a toast of the progressive community, Ferguson views the law as a profoundly moral enterprise.

21st-Century Trailblazer: Sports and Politics With Ibtihaj Muhammad

Tue, 05/02/2017 - 9:39am
Dave ZirinThe Olympian talks about her experiences in Rio and being a Black Muslim in America.

Is This Small City the Future of Democratic Engagement in America?

Tue, 05/02/2017 - 9:05am
Jimmy TobiasActivists in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, have embarked on a nonstop campaign to resurrect the practice of progressive politics in the heart of Trump country.

Choosing Between a Headscarf and a Job

Tue, 05/02/2017 - 9:00am
Michelle ChenAn EU court’s ruling against a woman who wore a hijab to work is part of a continuing crackdown on Muslim identity in Europe.

Pushing the Limits of Photography

Tue, 05/02/2017 - 6:00am
Barry SchwabskyThe reflexive photography of Paul Mpagi Sepuya and Jason Loebs.

Trump Wants to Build a Giant Steel Dome

Tue, 05/02/2017 - 5:00am
Tom Tomorrow“And we’ll make the liberals pay for it!”

What Do Bret Stephens and Dean Baquet Have in Common with Donald Trump?

Mon, 05/01/2017 - 4:36pm
Joan WalshThe president is not the only one to dress up intellectual dishonesty as bravery.

What Is to Be Done in Venezuela?

Mon, 05/01/2017 - 1:55pm
Greg GrandinAn ad-hoc Committee to Save Venezuela offers observations and recommendations that differ from those found in our missionary mainstream media.

7 Things Donald Trump Gets Absolutely Wrong About Andrew Jackson

Mon, 05/01/2017 - 12:19pm
John NicholsTrump imagines Jackson, a slaveholder, as a “big hearted” statesman who could have averted the Civil War.

The Chilling of Middle Eastern Studies

Mon, 05/01/2017 - 8:00am
Mariam ElbaWhether or not Trump’s Muslim ban comes to fruition, the rhetoric around the ban is having widespread consequences on academic exploration at exactly the time it’s needed most.

The Day Without Immigrant Workers Has Begun

Mon, 05/01/2017 - 7:00am
Michelle ChenImmigrant workers and fast-food workers across the country are saying no to exploitation in their workplaces and Trump’s attacks from the White House.