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Thomas Piketty Undermines the Hallowed Tenets of the Capitalist Catechism

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 1:28pm
Jeff Faux

Not only does capitalist growth not reduce inequality; it increases it.

Where Twitter and Feminism Meet

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 12:41pm
Mariame Kaba

What role should the social platform play as the feminist movement continues to grow?

How America’s Wars Came Home With the Troops

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 9:52am
Ann Jones

Since 2002, veterans have been committing murder individually and in groups, killing family, friends, strangers and—in appalling numbers—themselves.

Is This the Moment to Normalize US Relations With Cuba?

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 3:35pm
Tom Hayden

With Senator Foreign Relations chairman and Cuba hawk Robert Menendez mired in scandal, the embargo could finally be lifted.

How Football Culture Can Change Rape Culture

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 1:00pm
Jessica Luther

To curb sexual assault, victims need allies and advocates. Former University of Missouri football player Rolandis Woodland is a model for this.

Why Has Obama's Approval Rating Among Latinos Fallen 20 Points Since Election Night?

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 12:27pm
The Editors

His deportation policy isn’t just a moral failure—it’s bad politics, too.

Could an Unknown Civil Libertarian Unseat Susan Collins?

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 12:24pm
John Nichols

Shenna Bellows can’t match the millions of her opponent. But she’s dialing for activists, not dollars.

9 Questions for Errol Morris

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 12:22pm
Jon Wiener

The legendary documentary filmmaker takes on the unknown knowns of Donald Rumsfeld.

White Noise, Black Politics

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 12:18pm
Melissa Harris-Perry

What happens when the black experience is relegated to background noise?

What the French Email Meme Says About Your American Job

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 12:14pm
Michelle Chen

What if we really worked 9:00 to 5:00?

Close Down the Gay Movement?

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 12:08pm
Richard Kim

If it’s all about handing out gold stars or scarlet letters to CEOs and celebrities, then I’ll pass.

Damaging Compassion

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 12:05pm

Comix Nation

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 5:23pm

Snapshot: Into Thin Air

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 5:22pm

100 Days Into Bill de Blasio’s First Term, New York’s Most Powerful Progressive Is Taking Big Swipes at Inequality

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 5:14pm
Jarrett Murphy

The bad news? The forces of opposition may be just as strong as he is.

Why Are Thousands of Malagasy Women Being Trafficked to Abusive Jobs in the Middle East?

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 5:10pm
Aaron Ross

Dishonest employment agencies are only part of the problem.

Teachers Are Losing Their Jobs, But Teach for America’s Expanding. What’s Wrong With That?

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 5:05pm
Alexandra Hootnick

Even the organization's own recruits are uncomfortable with its explosive growth.


Tue, 04/15/2014 - 4:27pm
Our Readers

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Did Occupy Actually Make Police Departments More Accountable?

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 2:40pm
Amity Paye

Occupy Wall Street activists like Cecily McMillan are still fighting the state, only this time they’re waging their battles in the courts.