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Can the Democrats Win?

Political scientists Jacob S. Hacker and Paul Pierson lead a forum on the future of the U.S. Democratic Party.

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Forum: The New Blue Divide

An interview with poet Fady Joudah about writing his latest collection, [...], amid war in Gaza.

Fady Joudah
Poetry

From time to time, language dies. / It is dying now. / Who is alive to speak it?

Fady Joudah

While the U.S.–Israel alliance has become isolated, new ones are emerging.

Helena Cobban

On the Guyanese revolutionary’s writings on anticolonial struggle.

Shozab Raza, Noaman Ali

Why did the blue city agree to host the Republican National Convention—and to suspend a hard-won police reform for its duration?

Rachel Ida Buff

Forty years ago, the exiled South African activist dared to teach Zionism critically. A furious backlash ensued.

Abena Ampofoa Asare

How Zionism’s dreams of liberation became entangled with colonialism.

Barnett R. Rubin

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