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Practical Jokes to Play on ICE/CBP

Protesting day and night until police officers quit from exhaustion has proven to be an effective tactic. At Current Affairs, we would never suggest that you *should* play pranks on ICE and CBP agents until they too quit out of frustration. But if you *were* to do so, here are some innocent suggestions.


Rhiana Gunn-Wright on Insurgent Left Policy-Making

In an interview originally recorded last year, Rhiana Gunn-Wright explores leftist policy, consensus-building, and when not to sweat the details.


Naomi Klein on Climate Change, the Green New Deal, and Determination

The coronavirus has eclipsed all other news, but climate issues are as real and as imperative as ever. Naomi Klein sat down with our editors to explain what the stakes are and what options we still have available.


Interview: Dr. Abdul El-Sayed on the Politics of COVID-19

Public health doctor, epidemiologist, and former Detroit health director discusses the politics of the coronavirus.


Interview: Heidi Sloan on Running a Left Campaign in Texas

The DSA congressional candidate talks about how to organize effectively in a “red” state.


Texts From Elon Musk to His Engineering Team

Actual texts between the Tesla chief and his team of designers.



Timothy Faust on “Health Justice Now!”

An interview with healthcare expert Tim Faust about single payer.


Ana Kasparian on Independent Media and More

The host and executive producer of The Young Turks/No Filter discusses Dave Rubin, Joe Rogan, objectivity, and progressive journalism.


The Dictionary of Capitalism

Translating contemporary euphemisms.


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