Peter Beinart

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Peter Beinart is a contributing editor at The Atlantic and associate professor of journalism and political science at the City University of New York. He is the author of The Good Fight: Why Liberals -- and Only Liberals -- Can Win the War on Terror and Make America Great Again, The Icarus Syndrome: A History of American Hubris and The Crisis of Zionism .

Beinart is a former editor-at-large at the New Republic and author of its weekly TRB column, former senior fellow at the New America Foundation, former contributing editor to the National Journal,  senior political writer for the Daily Beast and senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations.

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Peter Beinart writes in the Atlantic that the right-wing populists rising to power across the world have one glaring thing in common: their desire to subordinate women.

Global Trumpism and the subordination of women

Peter Beinart writes in the Atlantic that the right-wing populists rising to power across the world have one glaring thing in common: their desire to subordinate women.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

As North Korea continues its nuclear program, the Trump Administration says it's lost its "strategic patience." What does that mean?

North Korea: Are US provocations making things better or worse?

As North Korea continues its nuclear program, the Trump Administration says it's lost its "strategic patience." What does that mean?

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Donald Trump’s seemingly cozy relationship with Russia represents a split within his party. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has said, “The Russians are not our friends.”

Do Republicans see Russia as friend or foe?

Donald Trump’s seemingly cozy relationship with Russia represents a split within his party. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has said, “The Russians are not our friends.”

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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The great majority of Israel’s problems would be solved if the nation were able to establish lasting peace with its neighbors, says journalist and filmmaker Mariam Shahin.

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Tech workers at Amazon are risking their jobs to combat climate change.

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More than a million species of plants, animals, fish and insects are going extinct because of human activity. A massive report from the UN blames it partly on climate change.

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Get ready for more debate about health insurance as Trump runs for re-election. Democratic hopefuls are debating reforms while Republicans accuse them of “socialized medicine.”

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All the White House hopefuls talk about Climate Change. But Democrat Jay Inslee says it’s not just one issue; it’s all the issues.

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But will they hold him in contempt of Congress?

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Billionaire Nicolas Berggruen’s plan to revamp democracy and put capital in the hands of the people has one glaring blindspot.

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