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Now We Know Why He Chose Gorsuch

The newest justice joins Thomas and Alito in a decision that bodes ill for defeating the travel ban.

By Scott Lemieux

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America's Paris Exit, California’s International Turn

Trump has withdrawn from the Paris Agreement, and now it’s time to look toward California for a pathway forward.

By Jake Levine

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Student Loan Crisis, Trump Edition

The Trump budget will fight the treatment options, but ignore the disease in graduate student loan borrowing.

By Ben Miller

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Gerrymandering Goes to the Supreme Court

By Scott Lemieux

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What Happened to Teen Pregnancy Prevention?

A Trump budget mystery.

By Robert Gordon

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Tear Down This Wall

The Berlin Wall was one thing, but the wall that separates American from American is much more daunting.

By William Budinger Mickey Edwards

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Gerrymandering Goes to the Supreme Court

After Monday's announcement, the fate of our democratic institutions may rest with Justice Anthony Kennedy.

By Scott Lemieux

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The Fate of Medicaid for All in Nevada

An interview with Michael Sprinkle, the legislator behind the bill.

By Mike Sprinkle

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Brazil's Unravelling Political Institutions

As the foundations of Brazilian democracy continue to crumble, it's time we take notice.

By Gianpaolo Baiocchi

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Sic Semper Tyrannis?

Into the crowded and always controversial realm of Shakespearean interpretation jumps American corporate social responsibility.

By Gabriel Ferrante

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What Happened Yesterday in Britain?

The UK's election results were proof, once again, that the only certainty in today's political climate is uncertainty.

By Harris Beider

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Power Is Not Finite

Editor Michael Tomasky talks with Eric Liu about his new book on how to create and deploy citizen power.

By Eric Liu

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How (Not) to Criticize Karl Polanyi

A recent critique of Karl Polanyi reveals more about the limits of our current political debates than anything about the man himself.

By Steven Klein

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