Why Trump Is Like ThisThe president’s biographer explains the man, his motivations, and what made him this way.
“I’m Hearing You’re Really Angry”Advice on how to talk to the white working class without insulting them.
Putin’s DefenderAn American Russia scholar on why he doesn’t believe the New York Times, doesn’t think the DNC was hacked, and just wants the U.S. and Russia to get along.
How Will Israel Respond to Trump’s Leak?Netanyahu will not want this to hurt his relationship with the president.
Walk Softly and Blurt Out Whatever Is On Your MindWhat Trump’s big mouth could mean for American foreign policy.
Is This Donald Trump’s Saturday Night Massacre?A Nixon biographer on two big differences between 1973 and 2017.
Has Protesting Become Too Easy?Calling your congressman, and even marching, doesn’t scare the people in power enough.
Will Le Pen Lose in 2017—and Win in 2022?How the French establishment’s marginalization of the National Front could backfire.
“He’s Learning on the Job”A lonely Trump defender in the academy attempts to continue defending Trump.
The Case for Supporting Trump’s Syria InterventionEven if you don’t support Trump. A conversation with Shadi Hamid.
Hell Is New York City’s Transit SituationThe subways are a mess. Penn Station is a disgrace. Who is to blame?
Can Russia Change?Masha Gessen on what this week’s large-scale protests could mean for Putin’s reign.
Not Even Trump Can Prevent a Two-State SolutionHow renewed violence in Israel and Palestine could bring us closer to peace.
How Should We Remember the Confederacy?A fight over Civil War monuments in New Orleans reignites an old but unresolved debate.
How David Letterman Changed Late NightHe made Jimmy Kimmel’s political monologue possible. But did he also play a role in normalizing Donald Trump?
What Is Going on at ESPN?How cord cutters, Fox Sports 1, and the declining fortunes of SportsCenter are hurting the “worldwide leader.”
Is Donald Trump’s Unpredictability an Advantage in Handling North Korea?The North Koreans are used to being the ones who play “the crazy card.”
Can the Web Save the World?In her new book, Anne-Marie Slaughter argues networks may be more powerful than nation-states.
“British Politics at the Moment Doesn’t Work”Fractious Scots, Labour in shambles, and fighting words for Spain.
American OligarchsThe New Yorker’s Jane Mayer on the billionaires supporting—and opposing—President Trump.