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Noam Chomsky on his new book, the Capitol coup attempt, 2020 unrest, and the prospects for progress under Biden.
Noam Chomsky, David Barsamian
It’s what our country was founded on—and it will take more than Trump leaving the White House to dismantle it.
Boston Review, Rosie Gillies
The Republican Party has become a white nationalist party. If old fashioned politics can’t change that, we must consider alternatives.
Bernard E. Harcourt
Joe Biden positioned himself as the “return to normalcy” candidate. But normalcy is not something we can afford—we must actively resist it.
Unless we bolster its foundations, our enfeebled democracy won’t be able to solve any of the daunting problems Biden has singled out as priorities.
Surveying Trumpland with Cedric Robinson
Robin D. G. Kelley
Part two of a conversation on voter turnout, vote counting, and what we can expect now.
Reed Hundt, Joshua Cohen
Tax policies like New Jersey’s new Millionaires Tax are morally and economically essential.
Mark Engler, Andrew Elrod
West German witchcraft trials after World War II reveal how political rupture can fuel magical thinking.
Samuel Clowes Huneke
The party’s fifty-year strategy has reached an electoral dead end.
The Frankfurt School on the appeal of authoritarianism—and how to counteract it.
Charles H. Clavey
The simultaneous success of Trump and Brexit was no coincidence: white supremacist politics are international in scope and often share entwined histories.
Daniel Geary, Camilla Schofield, Jennifer Sutton
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