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Welcome to the ‘War On Drugs,’ Redux

Fri, 05/12/2017 - 2:00pm
Collier MeyersonPunishing low-level drug offenders is back in style. Thanks a lot, Jeff Sessions.

‘Everybody’ Has Something to Say About Logic

Fri, 05/12/2017 - 10:32am
Marcus J. MooreLogic is an adept lyricist known for speedy, tongue-twisting flows, and yet much of the public narrative about the rapper fixates on the way he looks.

US Arms Syrian Kurds—and Turkey’s Erdogan Cries ‘Terrorism’ Ahead of Trump Meeting

Fri, 05/12/2017 - 10:31am
Juan ColeAnkara fears it will help the Kurds form a federal ethnic province in Syria, and thus give the Turkish Kurds ideas.

Donald Trump Is Waging a War on Workers

Fri, 05/12/2017 - 9:42am
Robert L. BorosageOn almost every measure, Trump is making life worse for the working class.

Rick Perlstein: Trump Has Exposed the Dark Underbelly of American Conservatism

Fri, 05/12/2017 - 9:00am
Jon WienerHow historians missed the angry, violent, racist side of the conservative movement.

New Cinema: ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’

Fri, 05/12/2017 - 7:00am
Stuart KlawansJames Gunn’s Marvel Universe sequel is earnest in a way that’s ill-suited to a movie that pretends to razz the whole superhero business.

This Lawyer Defends Philly’s Progressive Activists—Can He Become DA?

Fri, 05/12/2017 - 6:00am
Daniel DenvirVoters will decide on Tuesday.

What Kissinger Can Teach Trump about Surviving an Impeachment

Thu, 05/11/2017 - 1:55pm
Greg GrandinIt’s all showbiz—that’s how Henry escaped the Watergate dragnet.

Trump’s Commission on ‘Election Integrity’ Will Lead to Massive Voter Suppression

Thu, 05/11/2017 - 1:07pm
Ari BermanIt will be led by Mike Pence and Kris Kobach, who have a very long history of making it harder to vote.

A Journalist Has Been Arrested for Questioning HHS Secretary Tom Price

Thu, 05/11/2017 - 12:32pm
John NicholsA West Virginia reporter was treated as “an enemy of the people” for doing his job.

What I Learned From Susan Burton, a Modern-Day Harriet Tubman

Thu, 05/11/2017 - 11:56am
Michelle AlexanderReading her life story will change the way you view the world.

Our Bail-Bond System Is Broken

Thu, 05/11/2017 - 11:41am
Michelle ChenAnd it’s hurting society’s most vulnerable communities the most.

Why Armed Conflicts Almost Never Achieve Their Stated Goals

Thu, 05/11/2017 - 11:22am
Danny SjursenWhen it comes to war, less often accomplishes more.

We May Be Witnessing the Unraveling of Donald Trump’s Presidency

Thu, 05/11/2017 - 10:18am
Joan WalshIn his paranoia about his legitimacy as president, Trump is pushing us to the brink of a constitutional crisis.

Bill O’Reilly Could Have Been Stopped Years Ago—Here’s How

Thu, 05/11/2017 - 9:25am
Terri GersteinIt’s time to rethink the use of confidentiality agreements in workplace harassment cases.

Rick Perlstein: What We Didn’t Understand About Trump

Thu, 05/11/2017 - 9:00am
Start Making Sense, Jon WienerPlus Atossa Araxia Abrahamian on redefining money and Heather Ann Thompson on Attica.

Mexico’s ‘Drug War’ Is Really a War Against Journalists—Waged by the Government

Wed, 05/10/2017 - 3:53pm
Greg GrandinWashington-backed military and economic initiatives have fueled a perfect machine of perpetual war.

South Korea’s New President Says His Election Completes the ‘Candlelight Revolution’

Wed, 05/10/2017 - 12:18pm
Tim ShorrockIn an exclusive interview, Moon Jae-in scoffs at reports of a rift with Trump and talks about his country’s past struggles for democracy.

Colin Kaepernick’s Message to Chicago Youth: ‘Know Your Rights’

Wed, 05/10/2017 - 10:31am
Dave ZirinNFL quarterback took his Know Your Rights Camp to the South Side of Chicago. Here is an exclusive look inside.

Comey’s Firing Is Worse Than the Saturday Night Massacre

Wed, 05/10/2017 - 10:18am
Bruce ShapiroAt least during Watergate officials inside the administration refused to collude with Nixon’s orders.