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The Stunning Disappearance of Candidate Trump

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 3:44pm
Robert L. BorosageAnd how Democrats must respond to his broken promises.

An Arizona Legislator Gave an Invocation That Didn’t Mention God. You Won’t Believe What Happened Next.

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 3:23pm
John NicholsAccording to Republicans, there are certain prayers you can’t make in the state House.

As We Approach the Peoples Climate March, Here Are Six Ways to Fight to Save the Planet

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 11:14am
Brandon JordanThe stakes are higher than ever before.

Why Are Bureaucrats—Not Judges—Deciding Whether Terminally Ill Prisoners Die Behind Bars?

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 10:29am
Robert Greenwald, Mary PriceThis is not how our “compassionate release” system is supposed to work.

The CFPB Just Sued a Crooked Mortgage Servicer, but Indicted Itself

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 10:08am
David DayenThe lawsuit against Ocwen is welcome, but should have happened four years ago.

Could Leftist Jean-Luc Mélenchon Win the French Presidency?

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 10:07am
Paul CohenCommunism may be dead, but the struggle against capital has taken on new life in France.

It’s Not ‘McCarthyism’ to Demand Answers on Trump, Russia, and the Election

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 6:00am
Katha PollittUsing the language of the anticommunist witch hunt for this moment is a mistake.

New Cinema: ‘Norman’ and ‘Obit’

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 6:00am
Stuart KlawansAt a time when big names are everywhere, Norman and Obit are movies lovingly dedicated to the virtues of the small and the anonymous.

Undocumented Bakers Are Planning ‘A Day Without Bread’ This Friday

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 5:04pm
Michelle ChenThe workers at New York City’s Tom Cat Bakery are asking consumers to show their support at the dining table.

How Congress Could Give Trump the Green Light to Go After Medical Marijuana

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 3:59pm
George ZornickThe government shutdown fight has big implications for medical marijuana patients. 

The Next Generation of Democratic Socialists Has Started Winning Local Elections

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 2:08pm
John NicholsCampaigning for economic and social justice, they are winning municipal races in states like Illinois and Georgia.

It’s Time for the Left to Take Questions About Russia, Trump, and Hacking Seriously

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 1:34pm
Joshua HollandIt’s healthy to be skeptical. But it’s possible to take skepticism too far.

How Our Foreign-Policy Elites Manufactured the Korea Crisis

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 1:16pm
Patrick LawrenceThe attack on the Syrian airfield was a message to North Korea and China—and a demonstration of Trump’s capitulation to the imperial clique.

Scott Walker Just Cluelessly Exploited the Milwaukee Bucks to Suck Up to Trump

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 12:06pm
Dave ZirinIn reality, the Bucks stand for everything that Scott Walker—and Donald Trump—are against.

The World Hasn’t Had This Many People Dying of Starvation and Disease Since World War II

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 11:54am
Michael T. KlareAnd the United States is complicit in their death.

Bill McKibben: This Is Our Last Chance to Save the Planet

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 9:00am
Start Making Sense, Jon WienerPlus, Frances Fitzgerald on evangelicals and Trump, and Andrew Bacevich on our endless war in Afghanistan.

An O’Reilly Defender

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 8:30am
Calvin Trillin

Obama From the Rearview Mirror

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 8:30am
Robert L. BorosageThe former president didn’t lose the argument with the right; he chose not to wage it.

The GOP’s Attacks on the Poor Are About to Get Stealthier

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 8:30am
Kai WrightAre we ready?

Trump’s ‘Extreme’ Budget Is Just Paul Ryan’s Old Bad Plan With a Comb-Over

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 8:30am
Bryce CovertRyan avoided naming the popular programs that both politicians would cut.