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Climate Change Is a People’s Shock

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 2:48pm
Naomi Klein

What if, instead of accepting a future of climate catastrophe and private profits, we decide to change everything?

Why We’ll Be Marching in the Largest Climate Change Demonstration in History

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 10:28am
Eddie Bautista

At the People’s Climate March in New York City on September 21, there’s a world to march for.

Who’s Paying the Pro-War Pundits?

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 2:40pm
Lee Fang

Talking heads like former General Jack Keane are all over the news media fanning fears of ISIS. Shouldn’t the public know about their links to Pentagon contractors?

Why Hong Kong’s ‘Occupy Central’ Movement Has Beijing Very, Very Scared

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 10:00am
Eli Friedman

Hong Kong is one of the most unequal developed economies in the world. Now the mainland government wants to keep a tight grip on the territory’s political system too.

What Hong Kong’s Occupy Movement Can Learn From History

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 9:56am
Jeffrey Wasserstrom

Hong Kong’s democracy movement stands at a crossroads.

How the Koch Brothers and Other Family Capitalists Are Ruining America

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 11:16am
Steve Fraser

Why are multibillionaires dictating how America teaches its youth, provides healthcare and collects taxes? 

The Speech on Diplomacy That Obama Should Have Given Last Night

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 8:41am
Phyllis Bennis

Not taking military action isn’t the same thing as doing nothing.

Obama’s Twisted Logic on Deportations

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 1:08pm
Deepak Bhargava

The way to keep families together is to keep tearing them apart? Please.

Obama’s Long War in the Middle East

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 1:04pm
William Greider

There’s a frightening enthusiasm for war among pundits—and now the public seems ready to go along too.

How First Nations in Canada Are Winning the Fight Against Big Oil

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 1:00pm
Audrea Lim

Recent militant action in Canada is leading a global movement to protect frontier resources.

Liberals and Feminists, Stop Enabling the Police State

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 12:55pm
JoAnn Wypijewski

Sex, or the fear of it, has been almost as important in the construction of this nightmare as racism.

Joan Rivers Gets the Last Laugh

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 12:50pm
Katha Pollitt

Who today would argue publicly that women aren’t funny?

The 2001 Bush-Putin Summit

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 12:46pm

How Zephyr Teachout Taught Democrats a Lesson in Democracy

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 11:32am
Sarah Jaffe

Andrew Cuomo’s challenger for Governor of New York State didn’t beat him in the primary, but she did prove that no candidate is invincible.

Hope, Voting and Creating the World You Want to Live In

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 10:08am
Paul Rogat Loeb

Getting to the polls is just the first step.

Comix Nation

Tue, 09/09/2014 - 7:00pm

Snapshot: 15 Versus the Five-O

Tue, 09/09/2014 - 6:59pm

For Muslim New Yorkers, a Long Path From Surveillance to Civil Rights

Tue, 09/09/2014 - 6:30pm
Moustafa Bayoumi

For years, Muslim New Yorkers have been spied on, not heard; now they’re finding their political voice.

Survival of the Sexiest

Tue, 09/09/2014 - 5:26pm
Mal Ahern

How evolutionary psychology went viral.

Meet ‘the Elizabeth Warren Wing of the Democratic Party’

Tue, 09/09/2014 - 5:22pm
John Nichols

A new crop of progressive populists is winning primaries across the nation and challenging Clintonian orthodoxy.