What Barack Obama Thinks of Donald TrumpDavid Axelrod on how his former boss views the Republican nominee.
Has Donald Trump Ruined Journalism?Matt Taibbi says most political media is shilling for one side or the other.
Donald Trump’s Finger on the Nuclear TriggerA former nuclear missile officer—and adviser to Republicans—on why the prospect terrifies him.
Jonathan Franzen on Fame, Fascism, and Why He Won’t Write a Book About RaceAn exclusive conversation with the novelist.
Is the DNC Hack an Act of War?And is the U.S. prepared to defend itself from the foreign powers who would meddle in our elections?
Could Seinfeld Be Made in 2016?The writer of Seinfeldia on the cultural legacy of the show, what it’s like to work with Larry David, and how a sitcom about upper-middle-class white-guy problems would hold up today.
“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.
Compassion, and Criticism, for the White Working ClassA conversation with Hillbilly Elegy author J.D. Vance.
Can Islam and Liberalism Coexist?Why Islam resists secularization, and how that continues to shape the politics of the Middle East.
The Forever War and the Ever-Expanding MilitaryIs the Pentagon too powerful for its own—and our—good?
Is the Elite Media Failing to Reach Trump Voters?And in their rush to condemn Trump, are journalists betraying their values? Glenn Greenwald says yes to both.
Fox After AilesThe nation’s foremost Fox News beat reporter on what’s going on behind the scenes at the cable news network.
How Turkey Came to ThisThe attempted military coup isn’t the country’s first. But this time is different.
The ISIS CorrespondentThe New York Times’ Rukmini Callimachi on the group’s ruthless tactics, the perils of getting close to dangerous sources, and the emotional toll of reporting on terrorism.
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.