Could a legendary Cold War spy’s “hearts and minds” strategy, which failed in Vietnam, have worked in Iraq and Afghanistan? It’s a tough sell.
Why Buddhist nationalists are leading the ethnic cleansing in Myanmar.
How party activists deliberately made Congress more partisan.
Taking on corporate concentration has gone from a fringe idea to a key plank of the party’s strategy. Here’s how that happened—and why it matters.
A single-payer system will degenerate into corporate welfare unless we take on health care monopolies.
A crop of Republicans are betting that a Trump-style mix of crassness and white grievance will bring them victory in 2018.
How Medicare steers low-income and minority kidney patients toward the hell of dialysis—and keeps two big companies rolling in profits.
How four counties in Pennsylvania are improving the lives of patients suffering from both serious mental illness and chronic health conditions.
Remembering Kukula Kapoor Glastris, the Washington Monthly’s longtime books editor.
A new history shows how Big Coal created a culture of dependence.