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Donald Trump’s FCC is a Clear and Present Danger to Democracy

It has rewritten media-ownership rules to benefit giant corporations, including the pro-Trump Sinclair Broadcasting.

John Nichols

Police and Law Enforcement

ICE Admits Gang Operations Are Designed to Lock Up Immigrants

The gang database is a weapon that allows ICE agents to indiscriminately round up immigrants of color.

Julianne Hing

Here’s a Path to Medicare for (Almost) All That Isn’t Doomed to Fail

Bernie Sanders and John Conyers are proposing massive changes, for a huge number of people, in a very short space of time. There’s a better, less risky way.

Joshua Holland
Nuclear Arms and Proliferation

Trump’s Pentagon Wants to Make Nuclear Weapons More ‘Usable’

That sounds like a good idea.

Michael T. Klare
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From the Magazine


Is This the Most Radical Mayor in America?

Chokwe Antar Lumumba has an audacious plan to make Jackson, Mississippi, the “most radical city on the planet.”
D.D. Guttenplan

Jackson, Mississippi—The first thing I see when I walk into the mayor’s office here is an easel with an artist’s rendering of a movie theater. At one time, this city had nearly a dozen, including the Alamo, a Streamline gem on Farish Street, the center of segregated Jackson’s black business… Continue Reading >


Democrats Can Win in Alabama—and Everywhere

Last week’s election results proved that the party can compete in deep-red areas.

John Nichols

The Rot Inside the Republican Party

Rupert Murdoch’s media properties are helping to drive the right wing’s moral decay.

Eric Alterman

What Should Democrats Do About Al Franken?

With work, Franken can and should survive this story of his past bad behavior. But if there are more tales like this, he’s probably history.

Joan Walsh


Bertolt Brecht: Poet of Ill Tidings

In his poetry, Brecht captured a world torn apart by war and depression.

Noah Isenberg

Orhan Pamuk’s Fathers and Sons

In The Red Haired Woman, the Turkish novelist returns to a central theme in much of his work.

Kaya Genç

Jennifer Egan’s Shadow Worlds

Manhattan Beach maps the networks of power working just below New York’s surface.

Katherine Hill

Watch and Listen

Listen: #MeToo: Sexual Assault & Sports

Olympic legend Nancy Hogshead-Makar talks to us about the #MeToo campaign and its effect on sports.

October 31, 2017

Watch: We’re DACA Recipients, but We’re Fighting for All Undocumented Immigrants

These young activists aren’t going to stop until the rights of all 11 million undocumented immigrants are protected.

September 27, 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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