Context — December 2, 2016, 5:52 pm

How to Rig an Election

The G.O.P. aims to paint the country red

Postcard — December 1, 2016, 12:21 pm

Class Takeover

The privatization of Youngstown’s public schools

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Weekly Review — November 29, 2016, 4:01 pm

Weekly Review

Concrete barriers and metal barricades were installed around Trump Tower on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan, New York Police Department officials reported that the city is spending more than a million dollars a day to protect Trump and his family, and it was announced that the Secret Service may have to rent a floor of Trump Tower to create a command post for its agents. Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein filed a petition to begin a recount of votes in Wisconsin, and said she would file similar petitions in Michigan and Pennsylvania, a move that Trump described as a “scam.” “I won the popular vote,” said the president-elect, who did not win the popular vote. Read more…

Art, Monday Gallery — November 28, 2016, 12:01 pm

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A photograph taken during the Apollo 16 mission, of a family portrait placed on the lunar surface. On the back, astronaut Charles “Charlie” Duke wrote, “This is the family of astronaut Charlie Duke from planet Earth who landed on the Moon on April 20, 1972.” The image appeared in The Moon: 1968–1972, published in October by T. Adler Books. Courtesy T. Adler Books and NASA, Johnson Space Center & NASA History Division

Context — November 26, 2016, 11:54 am

Castro’s Cuba

The leader, in 1969

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Context — November 25, 2016, 11:26 am

A Fate Worse Than Bush

Rudolph Giuliani and the politics of personality

Coda — November 24, 2016, 1:51 pm

Squashing the Beef

“There is trauma in a slaughterhouse and some seeped into me.”

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Weekly Review — November 22, 2016, 5:16 pm

Weekly Review

Trump used his Twitter account to attack negative coverage in the New York Times, to criticize the television program Saturday Night Live for being biased and unfunny, to complain about audience members booing vice president-elect Mike Pence at a performance of the historical hip-hop musical Hamilton, and to promote a story about how he saved a Ford automotive plant that was, in fact, never in jeopardy of closing. An analysis found that “fake news,” or propaganda, websites generate more traffic on Facebook than major news outlets, and Oxford Dictionaries announced that the word of the year was “post-truth.” Read more…

Art, Monday Gallery — November 21, 2016, 12:50 pm

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A photograph by Dafydd Jones, from The Sleepers, published in October by Café Royal Books. Courtesy the artist and Café Royal Books

Coda — November 18, 2016, 3:35 pm

Le Trump

Marine Le Pen in the age of Trump

Editor's Note — November 17, 2016, 2:12 pm

Inside the December Issue

Andrew Cockburn on the New Red Scare, Kiera Feldman on the right to choose in Rapid City, Fred Bahnson on feral faith in the age of climate change, and more  

Publisher's Note — November 17, 2016, 10:58 am

Mitterand’s Centenary

“Mitterand remains an emblematic figure for President François Hollande, who is trying to attach himself to his predecessor as he tanks in the polls.”

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Weekly Review — November 17, 2016, 10:50 am

Weekly Review

Donald Trump, a real-estate developer endorsed by the Ku Klux Klan, was elected president of the United States. Following the election, the Canadian government’s immigration website crashed, the Dow Jones temporarily plummeted, two LGBT suicide hotlines reported a spike in call volume, and more than 4.3 million Americans signed a petition asking state electors to pick as president former candidate Hillary Clinton, who won the popular vote by a margin of at least a million but failed to win a majority in the Electoral College. “The Electoral College is a disaster for democracy,” Trump tweeted in 2012. Trump appointed the editor of an alt-right news site as his chief strategist, and more than 400 hate crimes were reported across the country. Read more…

Art, Sketch — November 16, 2016, 4:08 pm

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Liana Finck’s commentary on a song by Woody Guthrie. See more…

Postcard — November 15, 2016, 1:23 pm

Trump’s Party

Election night at the Midtown Hilton


Art, Monday Gallery — November 14, 2016, 12:16 pm

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Blue Square Profile and Orange Spiral, mixed media on board, by Afi Nayo, whose work is currently on view at Skoto Gallery, in New York City. Courtesy the artist and Skoto Gallery

Excerpt — November 11, 2016, 5:27 pm

The Grace of God

An excerpt from George McGovern’s diary.

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Weekly Review — November 8, 2016, 11:49 am

Weekly Review

At New York’s Benjamin Franklin Elementary School, where students have correctly predicted the outcome of every presidential race since 1968, Hillary Clinton won a mock election with 52 percent of the vote. Parents in Spain asked their children’s teachers not to assign homework, and more than 1,800 public primary schools were closed in New Delhi, where exposure to air pollution was said to be equivalent to smoking 40 cigarettes a day. Read more...

Postcard — November 7, 2016, 5:06 pm

The Hindu Trump Card

An afternoon with the man behind the Republican Hindu Coalition

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Art, Monday Gallery — November 7, 2016, 8:00 am

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Not in These Shoes, a mixed-media painting by Marilyn Minter, whose retrospective is on view at the Brooklyn Museum. Artwork courtesy the artist and Regen Projects, Los Angeles

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