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Austin Just Brought Paid Sick Leave to the South

Thanks to a savvy, progressive coalition, Austinites will no longer have to work through heart attacks, flus, and stomach bugs.

Jimmy Tobias

Cities

How Trump Plans to Evict Poor Families From Public Housing

The president’s budget proposal is a shocking assault on millions of people who rely on rental assistance. 

George Zornick
Criminal Justice

The Russiagate Intelligence Wars: What We Do and Don’t Know

The Carter Page saga, and the battle over the dueling GOP and Democratic memos, is only one chapter in the investigation.

Bob Dreyfuss
Africa

Is Kenya Sliding Toward Dictatorship?

Like Daniel arap Moi in 1982, Uhuru Kenyatta has embarked on a course of action that threatens hard-won democratic gains.

Karen Rothmyer
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From the Magazine

Politics

Why Negative Partisanship Is a Good Thing

Our system thrives on clear lines and active participation.

Noah Berlatsky

With His Assault on PBS and NPR, Trump Seeks to Eliminate Real News

In much of America, PBS and NPR stations represent the primary alternative to fanaticism and fakery.

John Nichols

The Rise and Fall of Clintonism

What two recent books on Bill and Hillary tell us about the political and economic costs of the New Democrats.

Ryan Cooper

Special Issue

Amazon Doesn’t Just Want to Dominate the Market—It Wants to Become the Market

The company is a radically new kind of monopoly with ambitions that dwarf those of earlier empires.

Stacy Mitchell

How Monopolies Gamed the System

And why we need to change the rules—again.

The Nation

Special Investigation: The Dirty Secret Behind Warren Buffett’s Billions

America’s favorite investor loves monopoly, not free markets.

David Dayen

Feature

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

Instead, she went to live in a church with her mother and two siblings.
Dulce Carvajal
[dropcap]D[/dropcap]ulce Carvajal is a lot like most 10-year-olds. She likes reading and writing, drawing and horses, and playing with her younger siblings. Too much attention embarrasses her. Candy makes her giddy. But unlike most other kids her age, Dulce has spent the last six months living far from home, in a strange… Continue Reading >

Culture

Into the Latin American Songbook

No contemporary artist has reimagined Latin American folk songs as elegantly and tenderly as Natalia Lafourcade.

Julyssa Lopez

The alt-R&B of Rhye

Despite all of the sex baked into Blood, the album is striking for the sense of solitude that lurks beneath its surface.

Bijan Stephen

Life Among the Bundists

Through his family history, Mark Mazower maps the upheavals and dislocations of early 20th-century Europe and Russia.

Sheila Fitzpatrick

Watch and Listen

Listen: Elizabeth Warren: The New Monopolies Are Destroying Our Economy and Democracy

George Zornick speaks to the senator, David Dayen on Warren Buffett, and Katha Pollitt on Trump and women.

February 15, 2018

View: The Walls of this Church Are the Only Thing Standing Between Amanda Morales and Deportation

Episode 1: The story of one undocumented mother’s struggle to keep her family together.

January 30, 2018

View: The Borderlands’ Human Stain

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

July 27, 2017

world

The Real Reason Americans Don’t Care About the Costs of War

And what we can do to change that.

Stephanie Savell

The Far Right Is a Growing Threat in Greece

This is what happens when the ruling leftist party accepts austerity: polarization, fear, and “Trumpism on the Mediterranean.”

Yiannis Baboulias

Trump’s Syria Policy: Perpetual War Without Debate

How is this Constitutional?

James Carden

Columnists

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