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The Forgotten Roots of Antifa

Although defenses of Antifa, like a recent one in The New Inquiry, are relevant, the movement may do well to remember its less romanticized intellectual roots, from Orwell to Camus.

By Kevin Mattson

The Depth of Trump's Cruelty to DREAMers

Among undocumented immigrants, DREAMers are the group closest to enjoying what scholars call "social citizenship." That's why removing them is especially pointless and cruel.

By Nathan Pippenger

Remembering Our Past "Fire and Fury"

Although it's hard to say what impact, if any, the nuclear freeze movement of the 1980s truly had, in the age of Trump, it is worth revisiting.

By Kevin Mattson

Don't Pretend You Didn't Know

The American Affairs editor says he disavows Donald Trump. Should we believe him?

By Jack Meserve

How Should We Think About Inequality?

Research on Seattle's new minimum wage has cast doubt over whether $15 an hour really gave a raise to low-wage workers. An article in Boston Review offers unconventional advice for progressives arguing over that finding: Change the subject.

By Nathan Pippenger