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How the GOP Became the Party of Resentment

HOW THE GOP BECAME THE PARTY OF RESENTMENT

In 1979, Barry Goldwater turned to his diary to register a change in the nation's politics. “Today as I sit in the Senate,” he wrote,...

A RADICAL MOVEMENT TO TAKE BACK OUR CITIES

The New York City subway system makes an announcement at every stop: “Please step aside, and let the customers off the train first.”...

 
 
 

ALEXANDER LUKASHENKO'S BELARUSIAN DICTATORSHIP IS GOING DOWN IN FLAMES

For the so-called “last dictator in Europe,” August may mark the last month of his reign. On Sunday, Belarus-overseen for over a quarter-century...

KICK KELLY LOEFFLER OUT OF THE WNBA

Last fall, only a handful of people had reason to regularly think about Kelly Loeffler, then a cryptocurrency executive and hands-off...

 
 
 

THE CHRISTIAN DEVOTION TO A WHITE AMERICA

For a number of reasons, the history of American slavery has been in the news over the past year. The New York Times's 1619 Project...

THE UNFINISHED BUSINESS OF WOMEN'S SUFFRAGE

Years before the Nineteenth Amendment would be ratified, Elizabeth Cady Stanton devised a history of women's suffrage. In her telling,...

 
 
 

THE DEADLY CORONAVIRUS VACCINE GOLD RUSH

A return to normal life after the pandemic, which we can only hope will be better and more equitable than the one that preceded it,...

FARMS CAN'T SAVE THE PLANET

In late June, overlooked amid pandemic, economic crisis, and protest headlines, a bipartisan cohort of United States senators introduced...

 
 
 

THE WILDLY UNEQUAL “SHECESSION”

When the pandemic lockdowns in the United States first began, there were troubling signs that women would bear the brunt of the coming...

THE HELPLESS OUTRAGE OF THE ANTI-TRUMP BOOK

On October 7, 2007, I attended a lecture by Seymour Hersh at the University of California, Los Angeles titled “The Road from 9/11 to...

 
 
 

NEW YORK'S PUNISHMENT MAY NOT FIT THE NRA'S CRIME

The National Rifle Association once ranked among the most powerful political organizations in America. Now it could face dissolution...

THE FALL OF THE NRA

In January of 2017, the National Rifle Association was at the peak of its power. Already known as one of the mightiest interest groups...

 
 
 

WHAT I LEARNED FROM THE WORST NOVELIST IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE

Some time ago, after several years on the job market, I landed a professorship at a small university in Wisconsin, a little moon of...

Death by a Thousand Cuts for One of America's Last Great Institutions

DEATH BY A THOUSAND CUTS FOR ONE OF AMERICA'S LAST GREAT INSTITUTIONS

The carriers I know call it marriage mail. The average person likely thinks of it as junk mail-the coupon booklets from local businesses...

 
 
 

“FAMILY LIFE COACHES,” PRIVATE JETS, AND THE ONE PERCENT'S PANDEMIC ECONOMY

A “ family life coach ” position in Aspen pays between $80,000-$100,000-the ideal applicant “wins,” is willing to make time for “overnight...

THIS IS HOW TRUMP WILL TRY TO TAKE DOWN KAMALA HARRIS

Biden's search for a running mate is getting messier by the day. Over the last few elections, vice presidential candidates have been...

 
 
 

I'M A TEACHER IN NEW YORK. I'M DOING MY JOB BY FIGHTING AN UNSAFE REOPENING

What worries me most about schools reopening in the fall is that more people will die. Right now teachers are feeling like we're rushing...

THE AFL-CIO'S UNTENABLE STANCE ON COPS

On the night of May 31, as Black Lives Matter protests raged throughout the nation's capital, the house of labor went up in flames....

 
 
 

THE ANTI-ELECTION PARTY

The nightmare scenario for liberals across America-what if a defeated Donald Trump refuses to leave office?-reared its head last week,...

THE WASHINGTON MEDIA IS STARTING TO TREAT TRUMP LIKE A CLOWN

The most jarring thing about Donald Trump is that he is president. Nearly every press conference, public event, and interview is awash...

 
 
 



New Zealand reinstates coronavirus restrictions after first...

New Zealand reinstates coronavirus restrictions after first locally-transmitted case in 102 days

New Zealand has reintroduced coronavirus restrictions in parts of the country after new locally transmitted cases broke the 102-day streak the country had gone without... Read more ...

A jeweler is making what may be the world's most expensive face mask

A jeweler is making what may be the world's most expensive face mask

An Israeli jeweler is making what may be the world's most expensive face mask at $1.5 million. Read more ...

Russia registers coronavirus vaccine, Putin says daughter already inoculated

Russia registers coronavirus vaccine, Putin says daughter already inoculated

MOSCOW - Russian President Vladimir Putin says that a coronavirus vaccine developed in the country has been registered for use and one of his daughters has already been... Read more ...

Here's how long you can really eat leftovers without getting sick

Here's how long you can really eat leftovers without getting sick

If you've got a mound of leftovers and you're sick of eating them as-is, try converting just about any of it into a creative work-week lunch. Read more ...

Incredible video shows great white shark near boat off Florida coast

Incredible video shows great white shark near boat off Florida coast

Captain Kyle Rosenblatt says he's seen hammerheads and tiger sharks many times, but this is the first time he's ever seen a great white shark. Read more ...

Putin says Russia has approved coronavirus vaccine, one of his daughters has...

Putin says Russia has approved coronavirus vaccine, one of his daughters has received it

MOSCOW - Russia on Tuesday became the first country to officially register a coronavirus vaccine and declare it ready for use, despite international skepticism. President... Read more ...

In virus talks, Pelosi holds firm; Mnuchin wants a deal

In virus talks, Pelosi holds firm; Mnuchin wants a deal

Monday brought no new talks between Trump's team and negotiators on Capitol Hill as the president tries a go-it-alone strategy meant to circumvent the legislative standoff. Read more ...

Putin says Russia's first Covid-19 vaccine receives approval from health...

Putin says Russia's first Covid-19 vaccine receives approval from health ministry, his daughter was vaccinated

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‘I like him, but I don't feel the same way now': Trump claims Covid-19...

‘I like him, but I don't feel the same way now': Trump claims Covid-19 pandemic spoiled ‘very good relationship' with China's Xi

US President Donald Trump has said that his feelings towards his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, have soured due to the coronavirus pandemic, adding that the pair used to... Read more ...

President Trump abruptly escorted from White House briefing by Secret Service

President Trump abruptly escorted from White House briefing by Secret Service

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump has been abruptly escorted by a U.S. Secret Service agent out of the White House briefing room as he was beginning a coronavirus briefing... Read more ...