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Secret US Military Documents Reveal a Constellation of American Military Bases Across Africa

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 11:28am
Nick TurseNewly disclosed numbers contradict more than a decade’s worth of dissembling by US Africa Command.

Single-Payer ‘Medicare for All’ Is the Only Health-Care System That Makes Sense

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 10:06am
John NicholsBernie Sanders and the nurses are right: America needs a “Medicare for All” health-care system. And the change can begin in California.

Saving Coal Country by Ending Coal’s Empire

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 9:00am
Michelle ChenA Kentucky coalition has plans to make Appalachia’s transition from fossil fuels a boon for local empowerment.

Margaret Atwood: ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ in the Age of Trump

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 9:00am
Start Making Sense, Jon WienerPlus Katha Pollitt on Trump and Russia, and Amy Wilentz on Ivanka in Germany.

Relax, Donald: After 100 Days, You’ve Already Done So Much

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 8:41am
Peter DreierPresident Trump shouldn’t be so defensive about Saturday’s milestone. The list of his accomplishments is long.

Democrats Can Retake the House in 2018 Without Converting a Single Trump Voter

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 7:00am
Steve PhillipsClose races in Kansas and Georgia explain how.

The Corporatization of the Web Has Thinned Out Our Culture and Undermined American Democracy

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 6:30am
David DayenIn his new book Move Fast and Break Things, Jonathan Taplin argues that, among its many downsides, the digital revolution has diminished our very humanity.

Marshall Berman’s ‘Marxism With Soul’

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 4:41pm
David MarcusBerman was committed not just to the radical promise of socialism and modernism, but to those masterpieces and revolutions that seemed to erupt out of our lives.

The People Have Spoken: They Want More Government

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 2:33pm
Jeff MadrickSo let’s give it to them, by building a high-wage economy that protects workers, not banks and corporations.

Trump’s FCC Has Begun Its Attack on Net Neutrality

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 2:07pm
John NicholsThis is an all-hands-on-deck moment for every American.

The Policy Weapon Climate Activists Need

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 1:45pm
Gar Alperovitz, Joe Guinan, Thomas M. HannaGovernment can save the climate from burning the same way it saved the economy from depression: Buy out the companies behind the crisis.

Local Activists’ Voices Drive New Effort to Invest in Girls and Women of Color

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 12:51pm
Dani McClainThe work that the NoVo Foundation wants to fund is already happening, though it may not yet have the benefit of big-foundation money.

Militarism and Diplomacy Aren’t the Only Options in Syria

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 11:10am
Mariam ElbaIf we want to help Syrians end the war, we need to put them at the center of the conversation.

Mounting Incitements to War With Russia

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 10:32am
Stephen F. CohenVillainizing the Kremlin—without much evidence—for crises from Washington and Europe to Syria, Ukraine, and Afghanistan is increasing the possibility of a US-Russian war.

Deported: A Father of Three Torn From His Family

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 9:00am
Leighton Akio WoodhouseWithin hours of being pulled over for a broken headlamp, José Alvarez was deported to Mexico.

The Decade Before the LA Riots

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 8:28am
Stuart KlawansLet It Fall is a comprehensive history of how Los Angeles tore itself apart from 1982 to 1992, as well as the story of a dozen or more personal tragedies.

My Universe Continues to Expand

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 3:59pm
Sarah Lindemann-KomarovaChallenging the Western narrative that says Russia isn’t free. 

Open Letter to UN Ambassador Nikki Haley on Our Report on Apartheid in Israel

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 12:05pm
Richard Falk, Virginia TilleyInstead of responding to it with constructive criticism, you launched defamatory attacks on all involved.

Clinton and Obama Laid the Groundwork for Donald Trump’s War on Immigrants

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 11:52am
Aviva ChomskyTrump’s rhetoric is shocking, but his immigration policy is nothing new.

Benjamin Barber, a Brilliant Thinker Who Saw the Future

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 11:24am
John NicholsThroughout his career, he championed a world that was urban, interdependent, and democratic.