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Why We Can’t Erase Vietnam From LBJ’s Legacy

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 3:01pm
Ronnie Dugger

The 50th anniversary celebrations of Johnson’s Great Society agenda should not overlook the travesties of the war. 

The NYPD Has Disbanded Its Most Notorious Spy Unit, but Is the Age of Muslim Surveillance Really Over?

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 12:52pm
Anna Lekas Miller

Many worry that the architecture of NYPD’s surveillance system remains largely intact.

Your Government Owes You a Job

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 9:00am
Raúl Carrillo

The federal government can easily afford a job guarantee program, becoming our employer of last resort.

Tracking a Marked Population in the US Borderlands

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 7:00am
Todd Miller

Along the US-Mexico border, the high-powered cameras are pointed at you and the drones are above you.

The New Abolitionism

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 10:59am
Christopher Hayes

Averting planetary disaster will mean forcing fossil fuel companies to give up at least $10 trillion in wealth.

Why Today Is All About Climate

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 11:00pm
Mark Hertsgaard

To underline how climate change must become everyone’s issue, we asked writers on beats not usually concerned with extreme weather to weigh in.

‘Jobs vs. the Environment’: How to Counter This Divisive Big Lie

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 11:00pm
Jeremy Brecher

We can, and must, create common ground between the labor and climate movements.

The Change Within: The Obstacles We Face Are Not Just External

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 6:37pm
Naomi Klein

The climate crisis has such bad timing, confronting it not only requires a new economy but a new way of thinking.

Want to Stop Climate Change? Take the Fossil Fuel Industry to Court

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 6:35pm
Dan Zegart

Big Carbon is where Big Tobacco was, before it started losing.

Why Kidnapping, Torture and Perjury Are No Longer Crimes in Washington

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 11:56am
Tom Engelhardt

Unlike the rest of us, members of our national security state exist in what might be called ‘post-legal’ America. 

Gabriel García Márquez—a Rebel Against Form, an Artist Against the Forces of Oblivion

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 10:45am
Greg Grandin

He taught us how to live with loss, and he told us, over and over again, that other utopias are possible.

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?