“The Rules Seem to Suddenly Have Changed”Slate founder Michael Kinsley on how the media blew it on Trump.
The Rise of the Insurrectionists and the Fall of Elite InstitutionsMSNBC’s Chris Hayes discusses Brexit, Hillary Clinton’s faith in elites, and Bernie Sanders’ endgame.
The Islamization of RadicalismOlivier Roy on the misunderstood connection between terror and religion.
Joe Lieberman Just Wants Us All to Get AlongThe former Democratic senator has embraced nonpartisanship, is impressed that Donald Trump once built an ice skating rink for Ed Koch.
Are the Kochs Really Sitting This One Out?Don’t let their distaste for Trump fool you—the billionaire brothers have big plans for 2016.
How Japan and the U.S. Remember World War II“The Japanese ignore everything before Hiroshima and the Americans ignore everything after Nagasaki.”
Why Zalmay Khalilzad Is Taking Donald Trump Seriously“I think intellectually he is not the least capable person who would become president.”
“A Very Dangerous Thing for Democracy”A Brazilian journalist on the impeachment and corruption scandals that are tearing her country apart.
Rachel Maddow Always Believed in Bernie SandersAnd thinks she’s figured out how to cover Donald Trump.
Turkey in TroubleAn ISIS attack in Istanbul, a domestic insurgency from the Kurdish minority, and an increasingly authoritarian president.
Will Paul Ryan Vote for Donald Trump?Yuval Levin on whether conservatives are to blame for Trump—and what they should do about him now that he’s here.
“I Don’t Think There’s a Good Outcome Here”Why do so many Britons want to leave the EU—and why can’t anyone convince them to stay?
“Some Mock and Tepid Ritual of Sanctity”Connecticut Rep. Jim Himes on why the House’s moments of silence are an abomination.
Violence Against Gay People Is Not Going AwayTarah Demant of Amnesty International USA on the danger of hateful rhetoric at home and abroad.
Will Violent Resistance Only Help Donald Trump?“I think he properly regards these collisions as food for his wilder beasts.”
Inside Inside the NBAErnie Johnson on working with Charles Barkley, the fate of the Golden State Warriors, and the best team he’s ever seen play.
Has the U.S. Finally Run Out of Patience With Pakistan?The drone strike that killed Mullah Mansour might also have been a message to Islamabad.
What’s the Matter With Kansas? And Maine. And New Mexico…A conversation with Thomas Frank about the perilous state of American politics.
“I Don’t Mean to Suggest Long-Term Hope”A bleak conversation about the post–Arab Spring Middle East.
Bob Woodward, Washington Outsider?The four-decade veteran of the Washington Post on Trump, journalism on the web, and what his critics don’t get about his approach to reporting.
China’s President Shows Up in the Panama Papers. Is This a Big Deal?A Communist Party expert on Xi Jinping: why he’s weak, why he’s hated, and how families like his got rich.