We Wish You Great Harm

By Dan Sinykin I listened to Barack Obama’s first inaugural address on a bus, in the desert, in Israel, while jets …

America, America

“Appalled by the state of affairs, realizing the greatness and the nearness of the danger . . . and thinking, …

Me on Remnick on Trump

By Pete Tosiello Last month, Ad Age named David Remnick its Editor of the Year, in an announcement which simultaneously …

A Modest Political Proposal

By Peter Lunenfeld The political arithmetic of the 2016 presidential election is not looking good for the losers. New York, Philadelphia, Boston, …

Post-Truth & the Culture of Dissent in the World’s Largest Democracies

By Manash Firaq Bhattacharjee Political language … is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an …

Getting Schooled: Bluto vs. Tracy Flick

By Liesl Schillinger On Friday, January 6th, eight weeks after our disastrous national election, Congress will meet for the official …

Senator Feinstein and Judge Koh

By Carl Tobias On December 10, the Senate recessed without conducting a final vote on United States District Judge Lucy …