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THE JUSSIE SMOLLETT SMOKESCREEN

There were plenty of contenders for the biggest news story this week. North Carolina officials ordered a new election on Thursday in...

“SOCIALISM” HAS LOST ALL MEANING IN AMERICAN POLITICS

On Monday, during a visit to New Hampshire, California Senator Kamala Harris was asked by a reporter if she considered herself a democratic...

 
 
 

WILL THE DEMOCRATS KILL THE GREEN PARTY BY STEALING ITS BEST IDEA?

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the wunderkind congresswoman from New York, has been getting most of the credit for the Green New Deal, an...

FORMER NEW YORK TIMES EXECUTIVE KERRIE GILLIS JOINS THE NEW REPUBLIC AS PUBLISHER

New York, NY-- The New Republic today announced Kerrie Gillis as its new publisher, effective February 20. Gillis will report to Win...

 
 
 

POEM ON A STAIR

On every stairway with the kite-shaped step I stop on that step one second to commemorate one particular step in the shape of a kite I'll...

HOMS

Wind this morning so strong the borrowed Florida house shakes on its stilts over water. White pelicans, which do not resemble the spirit,...

 
 
 

SOUTH HUNTINGTON APARTMENTS

And you were breathless in the laundry room. Hiding behind a closet door, ajar. Listening for him to take the cellar stairs. Is it...

RACHEL WEISZ'S PERFECT QUEER TURN

Rachel Weisz's two recent performances as a queer woman-in Disobedience and in The Favourite -have cemented her new status as a powerful...

 
 
 

AT LAST, A BIPARTISAN ARGUMENT AGAINST THE DEATH PENALTY

When the Wyoming Senate rejected a bill last week that would abolish the state's death penalty, most of the national attention focused...

THE MISSING BLACK MILLENNIAL

On a cold winter morning this year, I stepped on a downtown 6 train in New York City. I had just come from a grueling workout, and...

 
 
 
The Spiritual Case for Socialism

THE SPIRITUAL CASE FOR SOCIALISM

Any human identity is made up in part of beliefs about how to live-what is admirable, worthwhile, shameful, precious. These are not...

TRUMP IS THE REAL NATIONAL EMERGENCY

President Donald Trump has announced that he will sign the compromise spending bill struck between Democrats and Republicans this week,...

 
 
 

THE REPUBLICAN PARTY IS THE REAL NATIONAL EMERGENCY

President Donald Trump has announced that he will sign the compromise spending bill struck between Democrats and Republicans this week,...

THIS IS WHAT THE BEGINNING OF A REAL ISRAEL DEBATE LOOKS LIKE

With all the shouting it was easy to miss, but something new happened in Washington this week. If you can't see it yet, put yourself...

 
 
 

THE NERDY, RUTHLESS PARODIES OF DOCUMENTARY NOW!

Documentary Now! is television for people who love movies-more specifically, documentary films. This may be a growing niche. Documentary...

The New Yorker Running for President of Nigeria

THE NEW YORKER RUNNING FOR PRESIDENT OF NIGERIA

One evening last summer, Chike Ukaegbu, a 35-year-old New York tech entrepreneur, called his uncle, Augustine Akalonu: “Are you sitting...

 
 
 

THE NEW REPUBLIC MARCH ISSUE: THE BATTLE FOR SILICON VALLEY'S SOUL

New York, NY--The New Republic today published its March 2019 issue, with a cover package titled “The Battle for Silicon Valley's Soul.”...

THE DESTRUCTIVE NIHILISM OF TRUMP AND THE GOP

It's long been clear that President Donald Trump won't get anything resembling the border wall that he promised his supporters on the...

 
 
 

IF NOT THE GREEN NEW DEAL, THEN WHAT?

As momentum for the Green New Deal grows, so do its detractors. The ambitious plan to fight climate change introduced by Congresswoman...

THIS IS NOT HOW YOU STABILIZE THE MIDDLE EAST

This week, the United States and Poland will be co-hosting a summit in Warsaw to “Promote a Future of Peace and Security in the Middle...

 
 
 



R. Kelly surrenders to police on sexual abuse charges

R. Kelly surrenders to police on sexual abuse charges

The R&B star turned himself into Chicago Police on Friday night after being charged with 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse. Read more ...

R. Kelly reportedly charged in Cook County with aggravated criminal sexual abuse

R. Kelly reportedly charged in Cook County with aggravated criminal sexual abuse

R. Kelly was charged with 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse in Cook County Friday morning, the Chicago Sun-Times reported. Kelly is accused of sexually abusing four... Read more ...

Reports: R&B star R. Kelly charged with aggravated criminal sexual abuse

Reports: R&B star R. Kelly charged with aggravated criminal sexual abuse

Reports indicate R&B star R. Kelly has been charged with aggravated criminal sexual abuse. Read more ...

Inside the prostitution sting that netted Robert Kraft

Inside the prostitution sting that netted Robert Kraft

The probe that led to prostitution charges against New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft targeted five South Florida massage parlors where the hookers lived like slaves - and... Read more ...

Patriots owner charged with 2 counts of soliciting prostitution

Patriots owner charged with 2 counts of soliciting prostitution

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft will face two counts of soliciting prostitution in connection with a human trafficking investigation at a Florida spa. Read more ...

Fox Removing Jussie Smollet's Character From Season's Final Two Episodes Of...

Fox Removing Jussie Smollet's Character From Season's Final Two Episodes Of ‘Empire'

A day after he was arrested for allegedly faking a hate crime because he was upset with his salary on “Empire,” actor Jussie Smollett appears to be losing his role on the hit... Read more ...

ISIS bride refuses to give up fight to come back home to US

ISIS bride refuses to give up fight to come back home to US

WASHINGTON - The father of an Alabama woman who joined the Islamic State in Syria filed suit against the Trump administration in an effort to allow her return to the United... Read more ...

House Democrats introduce measure to revoke Trump's national emergency...

House Democrats introduce measure to revoke Trump's national emergency declaration

Friday's move sets up a fight that could result in President Trump's first-ever veto. Read more ...

R. Kelly's lawyer says 'I think all the women are lying' as the singer is...

R. Kelly's lawyer says 'I think all the women are lying' as the singer is arrested in Chicago on sexual-abuse charges involving 4 women

R. Kelly's lawyer Steve Greenberg addressed reporters on Friday night after the singer was arrested in Chicago on sexual-abuse charges, saying he doesn't believe the women... Read more ...

Wild win 2nd straight road game, beat Red Wings 3-2

Wild win 2nd straight road game, beat Red Wings 3-2

DETROIT - Luke Kunin and Jordan Greenway scored in the first period, and the Minnesota Wild went on to a 3-2 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Friday night. Read more ...