Flagging Fake News or Bad Sources Won’t Work
The idea—propped up by media organizations and Facebook itself—doesn’t account for how the brain processes information.
Why Did Planned Parenthood Supporters Vote Trump?A series of maddening focus groups suggest Clinton made it easier for voters to reconcile themselves to Trump.
The “Where We Draw the Line” Amicus TranscriptWhen redrawing legislative maps, how race conscious is too race conscious?
North Carolina’s GOP Is Closing RanksWhy worry? Because the last time a party used white tribalism to take over the South, its hold lasted for decades.
I Participated in the Russian Intelligence Plot to Elect Donald Trump, and I Guess I’d Do It Again
Amicus: Where We Draw the LineThe Supreme Court takes up the thorny issue of racial gerrymandering. Also, a revolt is underway in the Electoral College.
The Faith of the Faithless ElectorsWill enough of them go rogue to stop Donald Trump? Probably not. But the effort alone gives you hope.
Can Pantsuit Nation Survive Its Book Deal?Critics in the nearly 4 million–member group say they wanted to fight Trump. Instead, they’re getting a collection of heartwarming stories.
You Played Yourself, Democrats. Again.How fitting for the 2016 election to end with the dashed hopes and incompetence of liberals.
How Liberals Got the Electoral College WrongThey never should have promoted it as democracy’s savior.
Is the Opioid Crisis Partly to Blame for President Trump?There’s a correlation between those affected and support for Trump. But the causation is still unclear.
Why Hillary Clinton Bombed With White Evangelical VotersAs with Wisconsin, she didn’t show up.
How the U.S. Could Respond to Russia’s HackingEach strategy has its problems, but the future of democracy is at stake.
How Will Trump React to the CIA’s Claim That Russia Was Trying to Help Him Win? By lying about the CIA and his margin of victory, for starters.
The Left vs. the Electoral CollegeFinally, liberals are taking a page from the conservative playbook with these extreme long-shot lawsuits.
Raise and SupportThese veterans at Standing Rock are so disillusioned by traditional politics they didn’t vote. But they still think American ideals are worth fighting for.
So We’re Still Blaming Jill Stein and James Comey, Huh?Ask why the campaign was so close in the first place.
Why Working People Left the DemocratsAuthor Thomas Frank says the Democratic Party deserted labor years ago, and he sees little sign of a course correction.