June 2016 Volume 40, Issue 06
When Two Choices for President Aren’t Enough Joel Bleifuss
Ted Cruz’s ‘Lucifer’ Problem Susan J. Douglas
Hillary Clinton and the Soft Bigotry of Low Expectations Theo Anderson
Life After Coal in Harlan County, U.S.A. Jeff Kelly Lowenstein
A French Take on John Wayne Michael Atkinson
The Ship Breakers Peter Wieben
Cuts for the Poor, Tax Havens for the Rich Jane Miller
Jane Austen, Class Warrior Eileen Jones
These Online Platforms Make Direct Democracy Possible Tom Ladendorf
Is Bernie Sanders Right That It’s Time to Phase Out Nuclear Energy? Will Boisvert and Jim Riccio
The Secret History of Superdelegates Branko Marcetic
A French Take on John Wayne
When a French family tries to hold on to the past, it doesn't end well.
The Case Against Using the GDP as a Measure of Economic Health
The GDP has always been a bitterly contested yardstick, explains Ehsan Masood in a new history.
These Online Platforms Make Direct Democracy Possible
New platforms are bringing power to the people.
When Two Choices for President Aren’t Enough
To address voter apathy, we need a new system
The Fight for Public Control of Land in the Bronx
Residents' last-ditch attempt to keep out a polluting trucking hub.
The Ship Breakers
Working the maritime graveyard shift
The Secret History of Superdelegates
In July, 712 Democratic officials will decide the nomination—just as the party planned it.
Cuts for the Poor, Tax Havens for the Rich
The Panama Papers expose the hypocrisy of England's oligarchs.
Jane Austen, Class Warrior
Most Austen adaptations are little more than 'buttoned-up, tea-drinking porn.' But Whit Stillman's new film 'Love & Friendship' foregrounds Austen's sharp observations on social mobility.
Is Bernie Sanders Right That It’s Time to Phase Out Nuclear Energy?
30 years after Chernobyl, some say we need nuclear power to stop climate change.
Will Boisvert and Jim Riccio
Ted Cruz’s ‘Lucifer’ Problem
If no Senators, Republican or Democrat, like Ted Cruz, why should American voters?
Susan J. Douglas
Hillary Clinton and the Soft Bigotry of Low Expectations
Do young people oppose Clinton because they're sexist—or because they're looking for something more in politics?