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Immunocompromised and medically fragile young people are faced with an uncertain future.

A first-person account from Wuhan, where residents are preparing to emerge from more than two months of coronavirus lockdown.

Crip Camp speaks to anyone who yearns for a social order built on egalitarianism, respect for difference, attention to actual needs, and practices of mutual care.

If Congress does not take further action, the Postal Service could go broke.

Dayquan Salaman is incarcerated in New York's notorious Tombs jail. He doesn’t have hand sanitizer. He doesn’t have regular access to soap. He was only allowed to shower once last week. And he says people around him have COVID symptoms.

Candi Brings Plenty, a two-spirit activist, is redefining indigenous justice.

Hot popes, orgiastic excess, and intrigue: What's not to like?

"Trump’s pretend-everything-is-normal attitude isn’t just an eccentric absurdity; it’s a dangerous illusion, and it shows just how shockingly ill-informed he is..."

Bill Gates frequently boasts about having paid more taxes than anyone else. But he may also end up avoiding more taxes than anyone else, through charitable giving.

Heroism and selflessness, the terror of loneliness amid quarantine… and Donald Trump’s grotesque and life-threatening narcissism.


A "tender age" six-year-old girl was forced to sign this document after being sexually abused in an immigrant detention center while separated from her mother.

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Student debt cancellation would boost GDP by up to $108 billion a year and would add up to 1.5 million jobs per year.

Alec Raeshawn Smith, age 26, was found dead in his apartment on June 27. He was rationing his insulin after he aged out of his parent’s insurance coverage.

By a stunning 30-point margin, millennials support a Green New Deal.

We are proud to endorse @BernieSanders  for president—again! The democratic socialist is the only candidate with a program both realistic and radical enough to meet the challenges of our time.

Hong Kongers have formed nearly 50 new unions in the last few months—their newest tool against what they see as a failing government.

49 years ago today, Fred Hampton was killed by the FBI. In 1976, The Nation published a report on the civil trial that followed, revealing details of COINTELPRO and the gruesome plot to take down the Panthers. Read the full story:

We rarely do this—only twice before in 150 years—but today we endorse Bernie Sanders for president:

Single black women aged 36–49, on average, have a net worth of $5, while single white women in the same age group have a net worth of nearly $42,000.