In 12,000 WordsJesse Singal wrote about children who detransition. But did he do his subjects justice?
The Self-Sufficiency CourtWith Justice Kennedy on his way out, conservatives like Clarence Thomas are free to burn society’s safety nets.
A Song You Can Graduate ToIt will probably be about war. Because life is a war. Here’s your diploma.
Polarization NationIt’s not just about the issues: Fear, competitiveness, and tribalism all make it harder for Democrats and Republicans to get along.
G-7 HangoverTeam Trump’s damage control is as embarrassing as the presidential antics that occasioned it.
#MeToo and McYogaThe yoga world is rotten with sexual assault and harassment, and Bikram Choudhury is the darkest example of that.
So You Think You Know About RaceMichael Eric Dyson on the civil rights era, his would-be woke students, and President Obama’s shortcomings.
Ratatouille Got It WrongThe nostalgia we feel around food is overrated. It’s not about the meal; it’s about what went with it.
Thanks for Protesting … Now StopIf the NFL has a good explanation for its intent to punish players who kneel during the anthem, it has yet to give it.
The Unpopular Vote and a Few JusticesThat’s all you need to make a joke of our country’s checks and balances.
Quitters Can’t Be LeadersThe U.S. shouldn’t leave the U.N. Human Rights Council. It should work to make it better.
When Border Policy Crosses the LineMore than 11,000 children are in U.S. detention facilities since being taken from their migrant parents. Are tent cities next?
Comedians Can Be Well-Adjusted, Too Very few comics have never been to therapy. Tom Papa is one of them.
James Clapper: Yeah, Russia Swung the ElectionNow that the former director of national intelligence is a private citizen, he’s making his opinion known.
Shots Fired, but Not ReallyYes, an “unindictable” president could commit whatever crimes he wants. But let’s not get carried away.
Folks, We’re Talking About the C-WordOn Samantha Bee’s use of one of the English language’s very worst nouns.
Chris Gethard Can’t Fake ItThe impresario of The Chris Gethard Show explains his philosophy of entertainment: Be a little more real.
Deal With Fake News Yourself, FacebookWe put the social media giant’s 10 tips on avoiding bogus stories to the test.