National security reporter Spencer Ackerman explains how the War on Terror laid the groundwork for Trump.
By focusing on what distinguishes the Belarusian model from its post-Soviet counterparts, we can better understand the sources of opposition to the Lukashenko government today.
How did Occupy change the labor movement? And what lessons might it still hold for unions struggling to find their footing in an ever more crisis-prone world?
Jon Henry’s photography offers the hope that remembrance can spark political change.
A new art project uses the legal system of mineral rights as a means to block oil and gas extraction.
A clear understanding of democracy’s first principles makes it easier to assess threats to the system.
Three short essays from Michael Kazin, Nikhil Pal Singh, and Barbara Ransby.
Seventy years after the UN Refugee Convention, the United States should refresh its commitment to displaced people.
Five short essays from Sarah Jones, Dorothy Sue Cobble, Sophie Lewis, Bethany Moreton, and Dorothy Roberts.
For decades, “common sense” has been a convenient framing for conservative ideas. The label hides a more complicated picture.
The clash over whether the Trump era represented the rebirth of fascism represents a disagreement about the role of language and history in shaping contemporary political agendas.
Even as their budgets have climbed upward, police departments have deprived sexual assault units of proportional funding for decades. Today, advocates in Texas are trying to transform the state’s approach to sexual violence.