Brexit May Well Never Happen
The victors are already looking sheepish about leaving the EU. Maybe they won’t!
Embattled Whiteness Gave Us Brexit. It Won’t Give Us President Trump.The “Leave” vote was a move to reassert the racial hierarchies upended by global capitalism. Here’s why it could never happen here.
How the EU Blew ItThe European Union is one of the greatest political accomplishments of our time. Too bad its supporters don’t say so.
Donald Trump’s Next-Generation BigotryNot content with attacking immigrants, Trump is now smearing their American-born children. And the children of those children.
Hillary for Prison 2016In Vegas, Donald Trump took a longtime psychosis of the GOP base and amplified it.
Slate’s NRA Influence TrackerFind out how much the group has helped—or hindered—your representatives in Congress.
Whether He Wins or Loses, We’re Stuck With TrumpTrump is reportedly thinking about his next grift: a cable news network.
Does Terrorism Help Donald Trump?His swaggering, self-aggrandizing response to the Orlando shooting revealed the GOP candidate’s terrifying electoral strengths and clear political weaknesses.
Leftists for Trump: What Is to Be Done About These Insufferable Nihilists?Politics is not about your personal catharsis.
We Have Entered a New Political EraOne in which popular support for the core institutions of liberal democracy can no longer be taken for granted.
Old England’s OverthrowThe doughty British establishment conspired with voters to bring about its own destruction.
Trump’s Absurd, Solipsistic Response to BrexitThe candidate is incapable of seeing world events as about anything but himself.
Power to the PeopleWhen C-SPAN went dark, live-streaming brought the Democrats’ historic sit-in to the masses.
Trump’s Speech About Hillary Was Terrifyingly EffectiveHe left the clown act to his surrogates, mixed in a truth or two among the lies, and zeroed in on what people hate about Clinton.
There Is No Donald Trump CampaignFiring your campaign manager is not a big deal when there’s nothing to manage.
Bullet PointsIf the media wants a healthy conversation about firearm laws, it needs to stop getting basic gun facts wrong when reporting on mass shootings.
Can Muslims Be Americans?It’s time to put Donald Trump’s idiocy aside and consider Muslim assimilation in a deeper sense.
Donald Trump’s Bigotry Is Not About MuslimsHe has the same beefs with blacks, Latinos, and other minorities.
Why Obama Can’t Do Anything About GunsThe problem isn’t the president or Congress or “special interests.” It’s us.
Trump’s Response to Orlando Is Exactly What ISIS WantsPolarization, immoderation, attacks on civilians and Islam: ISIS's wish list is Trump's platform.
A Theological Case for Low ExpectationsDonald Trump and the religious right are still trying to get used to each other.
The Wall Street Journal Has Lost Its MindThe advice it’s giving Paul Ryan and the Republican Party is transparently absurd.