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Charlottesville: Is America Becoming the Middle East?

 Our neo-imperial wars may be coming home to roost.

Juan Cole

Political Ideologies

Not Rights but Justice: It’s Time to Make Nazis Afraid Again

The history of anti-fascism is not one of asking; it’s one of direct confrontation.

Natasha Lennard
Racism and Discrimination

Fire the White Supremacists, Topple the Confederate Statues, Crack Down on the Violent Fascists

This is about more than Trump—this is about what America must do. Now.

John Nichols
Latin America

Amid Crisis in Brazil, the Evangelical Bloc Emerges as a Political Power

In the world’s largest Catholic country, a rival Christian movement could select Brazil’s next president.

Omar G. Encarnación
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Charlottesville

Historical Amnesia About Slavery Is a Tool of White Supremacy

Where we have (mostly) condemned slavery, we as a country have refused to condemn its defenders.

Mychal Denzel Smith

In Charlottesville, It Felt Like the Confederacy Was Trying to Rise Again

But progressives, leftists, and people of conscience were determined not to let the hate warriors get their way.

Jordan Green

How the Police Failed in Charlottesville

Police must learn from past protests to avoid stoking further violence.

Alex S. Vitale

Politics

Could Paul Manafort Bring Down the Whole Trump Family?

He sits atop a massive tangle of ties to Russia, pro-Russian Ukrainians, and shady New York real-estate deals.

Bob Dreyfuss

Can Medicare for All Succeed?

Some readers took issue with Joshua Holland’s recent article on the challenges of achieving universal health coverage through Medicare expansion.

Steffie Woolhandler, David U. Himmelstein, Ida Hellander and Joshua Holland

Trump Messes with the Russia Investigation at His Own Peril

Whatever tricks Trump may use to remove Robert Mueller, they will not automatically shield him from accountability.

Elizabeth Holtzman
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Culture

The Two Andrew Jacksons

Jacksonian democracy may have been liberating for some, but it was repressive for many others.

Michael Kazin

The Uncanny World of Deborah Levy

The English novelist is a connoisseur of domestic disturbances.

Becca Rothfeld

More Than Motown

Kathryn Bigelow’s instinct for the visceral overflows her chosen subject, making a mess of the themes in her new film Detroit.

Stuart Klawans

World

Brazil’s Most Popular Leader Has Been Convicted of Corruption on Flimsy Evidence

Lula da Silva and his Workers’ Party are an affront to the country’s traditional elite—which is itself mired in corruption—so they want to destroy him by any means necessary.

Mark Weisbrot

Venezuela May Be on the Brink of Civil War

The international left should do everything in its power to prevent it; we must support a negotiated solution.

Gabriel Hetland

Trump’s Handling of North Korea Is Going to Lead Us Straight Into Nuclear Disaster

Public strong-arming isn’t the key to de-escalating confrontation—it’s the key to igniting it.

Rajan Menon
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Watch and Listen

Listen: How the Trump Presidency Ends: Frank Rich Compares the President’s Situation to Watergate

Plus Joshua Holland on Trump voters and David Cole on the resistance.

August 10, 2017

Listen: Surviving the Trump Years: Katha Pollitt’s Guide for the Anxious and the Depressed

Plus John Nichols on Medicare-for-All and Rosa Brooks on the generals.

August 3, 2017

View: The Borderlands’ Human Stain

Photographs that capture the traces of violence that have plagued the US-Mexico border for generations.

July 27, 2017

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