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Louise Slaughter—Feminist, Environmentalist, Media Reformer, and Champion of Economic Justice

The veteran New York congresswoman, who died Friday at age 88, was an aggressive progressive who spoke truth to power.

John Nichols

Guns and Gun Control

Why Are Schools Still Accepting NRA Money?

NRA Foundation grants to youth programs like Eddie Eagle help explain why guns are so popular in the US.

Sophie Kasakove

How to Organize to Win

Rebuilding the democratic infrastructure is too important to leave up to the consultocracy.

Marshall Ganz
Higher Education

Loyola Basketball’s March Madness Success Shaded By Student Unrest

Protest over an unneeded stadium and a viral video of brutality by campus police engulf the Chicago campus.

Dave Zirin
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Special Report

It Has Been 210 Days Since Amanda Morales Last Saw the Sun

For the undocumented mother of three, taking sanctuary in a church seemed the best way to keep her family together.
Cinthya Santos Briones, Laura Gottesdiener and Malav Kanuga
The last time Amanda Morales walked outside—breathed the air, observed the sky, felt the pavement beneath her feet—it was summer: August 17, 2017, to be exact. The day was sparkling, the temperature hovering in the low 80s, and if Amanda’s life hadn’t been upended a few weeks earlier by a… Continue Reading >


Here’s Why Labor Should Resist Trump’s Tariff

It will have little economic effect but will add more bellicosity to a world already overdosing on it.

Doug Henwood

Progressives Have the Right Plan to Win in November

Now is not the time for timidity nor triangulation.

Robert L. Borosage

For Trump, Cruelty Is the Point

The White House’s immigration policies are designed to maximize suffering.

Julianne Hing


‘Icarus’: Best Film Based on a Doping Scheme (but the Wrong One)

The film makes a hero of an admitted wrongdoer.

Ronald Katz

The Women of Wages for Housework

A new book edited by Silvia Federici and Arlen Austin helps  capture the excitement and ideas of a movement that had modest origins but spread around the world within several years.

Sarah Jaffe

John Ashbery’s Day Job

The poet as art critic.

Barry Schwabsky


What the US Government Is Not Telling You About Those ‘Sonic Attacks’ in Cuba

The key victims were CIA agents. Not a single tourist was affected, and the island remains among the safest countries in the world to visit.

Peter Kornbluh

In Russia, Everyone Is Tired of National Politics

But at the local level, citizens can embark on a path to improvement and local dialogue.

Nadezhda Azhgikhina

Think the War in Syria Is Winding Down? Think Again.

The conflict, having long since fallen into the hands of foreigners, is flying along on its second wind.

Charles Glass

Watch and Listen

Listen: Why Athlete Activists Matter

Former NBA player Etan Thomas talks about his new book, We Matter: Athletes and Activism.

March 13, 2018

View: PHOTOS: Since Standing Rock, 56 Bills Have Been Introduced in 30 States to Restrict Protests

In the year since the last activists were evicted, the crackdown on journalists and activists has only intensified.

February 16, 2018

Watch: Once Upon a Time There Was a Girl Whose Mother Was About to Be Deported

Watch Dulce tell her story. Video by Cinthya Santos Briones.

February 14, 2018


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