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How a Democracy Dies

Donald Trump’s contempt for American political institutions is only the latest chapter in a history of opportunistic attacks against them. This has been happening for decades.

Compromised

A group of small-town environmentalists wanted to stop a potentially toxic Costco chicken plant. How did they end up fighting alongside anti-Muslim xenophobes?

Myanmar’s Imagined Jihadis

Why the Burmese military has used the rhetoric of the global war on terror as a pretext for its ethnic cleansing campaign against the Rohingya Muslims

Only Human

How an American ex-jihadi struggled to rebuild his life in the country he’d once vowed to destroy

After the NAACP

Ben Jealous is running for governor in Maryland. What does his campaign say about the iconic civil rights organization he used to lead?

Weaken From Within

Moscow has been honing an information age art of war—through fake news, disinformation, leaks, and trolling—for more than a decade. How can free societies protect themselves?

Sibling Rivalry

Liberals and socialists share a common inheritance. So why can’t they find a way to work together to defeat Trump?

Made in America

For years, we’ve looked to China for cheap labor. Now Chinese couples are coming to the U.S. for a new form of outsourcing: hiring American women to produce babies.

Gone Baby Gone

In the wake of the housing crisis, a new breed of real estate investor is destroying America's cities.

#AlwaysTrump

No matter how he leaves the White House, we'll never be rid of Trump—and all that he represents about America.

Running on Hope

Ravi Gupta is recruiting a fresh slate of candidates to take down Trump. But can a former Obama staffer forge a new path for Democrats?