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Nation Mar 23What novelist Don Winslow thinks of America’s war on drugs
Novelist Don Winslow has spent 20 years chronicling the war on drug cartels south of the U.S. border that have triggered unspeakable violence and caravans of asylum-seekers searching for safety in the U.S. His new novel “The Border" is the…
Politics Oct 14Two tight races in New Jersey could help Democrats flip the House
Five of New Jersey’s 12 House seats are held by Republicans. This election, two of those seats -- the 7th and the 11th congressional districts -- are key targets by Democrats who hope to flip the House in their favor.
Nation Jul 29Is socialism having its moment in U.S. elections?
In other industrialized countries, movement towards a democratic form of socialism has been strong enough to win national elections. So why hasn’t socialism ever become a powerful force in American politics? There are lots of reasons, as well as younger…