Politics
Politics
Aug. 17 2017 3:37 PMSpectacle of HateFrom cross-dressing to white robes to Tiki torches, what we can learn from white supremacists’ long history of carefully cultivating their own aesthetic.
Aug. 16 2017 7:53 PMThe GOP Can’t Hide From CharlottesvilleEven as the party rebukes Donald Trump’s remarks, it continues to enable his racist policies.
Aug. 15 2017 10:37 PMRotten MonumentsDonald Trump has a lot in common with the antiquated, racist Confederate statues he defends.
Aug. 15 2017 5:52 AMMight Democrats Actually Have a Chance in Alabama?It depends on whether a little-known candidate with a very famous name can beat the party favorite.
Aug. 14 2017 6:05 PMHate in AmericaAn updating list.
Aug. 13 2017 2:29 PMThere Is Only One Side to the Story of CharlottesvilleFive lessons from what could prove a decisive moment.
Aug. 12 2017 7:50 PMThe Real Meaning of “On Many Sides”In his speech on Charlottesville, Donald Trump told the nation exactly what he stands for.
Aug. 12 2017 11:52 AMHow Socialists Can WinBy thinking beyond elections—just as conservatives once did.
Aug. 11 2017 4:53 PMMore Skilled Workers, Fewer Family MembersHow immigration restrictionists could turn the RAISE Act into a plan Congress and America could get behind.
Aug. 11 2017 1:47 PMThe Trump-McConnell Feud Doesn’t Exist in AlabamaIn a heated special Senate election, both are working to ensure their loyal candidate keeps his seat.
Aug. 10 2017 2:51 PMThe Exploitation of “Beautiful Kate”How Donald Trump and his conservative allies twisted the facts of a deadly San Francisco shooting to stoke America’s xenophobia.
Aug. 8 2017 7:05 PMTough DonkeysCan a Kentuckian fighter pilot and a mustachioed ironworker obliterate Democrats’ effete reputation?
Aug. 8 2017 4:49 PMNo More Private WarsThe U.S. can’t make the mistake of outsourcing the fight in Afghanistan to contractors.
Aug. 7 2017 7:45 PMTrump Is a Marked ManPotential primary challenges to the president in 2020 could be a sign of doom for him—and his party.
Aug. 7 2017 2:53 PMRise of the GeneralsWhy it’s entirely possible to be both horrified and heartened by the growing political influence of America’s military leaders.
Aug. 16 2017 11:57 PMThe Monuments Must GoAn open letter from the great-great-grandsons of Stonewall Jackson.
Aug. 16 2017 12:55 PMYes, What About the “Alt-Left”?What the counter-protesters Trump despises were actually doing in Charlottesville last weekend.
Aug. 15 2017 9:48 PMThere Was Never Doubt Over What Trump Thought of CharlottesvilleThe president’s obscene Tuesday remarks are poison from the same well that equates white supremacy and liberal identity politics.
Aug. 14 2017 6:09 PM“As I Have Said Many Times Before”In his Charlottesville do-over, Trump insists he got it right the first time.
Aug. 14 2017 12:23 PMKhakis and Tiki TorchesThe middle-class, clean-cut racism of Richard Spencer’s acolytes.
Aug. 13 2017 12:43 PMThey Will Not Replace UsWhite supremacists can march on my hometown, but they can’t win.
Aug. 12 2017 7:46 PMThis Was a White-Power Movement Showing Its StrengthIt achieved a chilling success in Charlottesville—and then received a president’s validation.
Aug. 11 2017 5:53 PMFiring Jeffrey Lord Doesn’t Fix CNN’s Jeffrey Lord ProblemHe was only the most obnoxious embodiment of false balance at the network.
Aug. 11 2017 3:01 PMThe Bubble PresidentTrump lives in a fantasy of triumph. He will never do anything to win back the voters he’s lost.
Aug. 10 2017 4:50 PMBellicose Word Vomit or Bellicose Word … Diplomacy?Six theories on why the dumb stuff Trump said about North Korea is actually smart.
Aug. 9 2017 1:48 PM“Diversity” Is Not EnoughThe way we’re forced to define affirmative action has opened the door to its endangerment.
Aug. 8 2017 5:48 PMOf Course James Damore Is Now a Free Speech MartyrHis firing is the sort of thing that cements the squalid alliance between alienated gamers and extreme right-wingers.
Aug. 8 2017 3:03 PMBase MotivesTrump panders exclusively to the minority of people who love him—and to hell with the rest of America. That’s exactly what Putin wants.
Aug. 7 2017 4:54 PM2020 VisionOf course Mike Pence is laying the groundwork for a presidential run. With a boss like his, it would be stupid not to.
Aug. 7 2017 5:50 AMBarbara Lee’s Long War on the War on TerrorFor 16 years, Lee has been trying to repeal the broad and dangerous post-9/11 war authorization. Is she finally winning?

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