Donald Trump’s worst deal
How Trump could build an autocracy
Julian Assange’s endgame
The devastating transformation of work in the US
Meanwhile, three weeks ago in Mosul…
Physician, heal thyself. The Trump win and the nearsightedness of the elites-led Democratic Party
President Obama, white backlash, and renewed black resistance
How Israel privatized the Palestinian occupation
Hillary Clinton’s joyless sprint to the presidency
Obama lightens restrictions on Cuban cigars and rum
Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize for Literature
The sordid second presidential debate
Can the unthinkable happen?
Missouri legislature removes nearly all restrictions on carrying firearms
The American Zika outbreak
U.S. to Stop Using Private Prisons
Want to be happy? Ignore the news.
The DNC leaks and how the Democratic primary was slanted toward Clinton
The regrets of Donald Trump’s ghostwriter
The Dallas shooter and the NRA’s bogus insurgency theory
Baghdad blast kills 140. Third ISIS global attack in three days
UK votes to pull out of European Union. UK is diminished, its politics poisoned.
Omar Mateen killed 50 in Orlando gay night club. Most devastating mass shooting in American history. Pledges fealty to ISIS before being killed.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar on La La Land
Two new books on Orwell
Sartre v. Camus
Reuniting two halves of a long-lost Alexandre Dumas novel
RIP John Berger
Children of Men: Revisiting Alfonso Cuaron’s 2006 dystopian masterpiece
How the medium became the message and McLuhan became a messiah
Art for sale — on your cruise ship
The limits of forgiveness
RIP Shirley Hazzard. An archived interview with the novelist, who died this week at 85.
Leonard Cohen’s final interview
The meaning of Bob Dylan’s Nobel silence
The Holocaust on trial: a new film on the Lipstadt-Irving libel case
Ian McEwan’s Nutshell
Maya Lin’s genius
Howard Stern, America’s best interviewer?
Why Joyce’s Ulysses no longer shocks us
This movie was literally written by an algorithm
Prague’s giant Kafka head
Botticelli in Hell
DeLillo’s Zero K
Clive James binge-watches Game of Thrones
Rethinking the Indian (Native-American) Wars
Russia and the West
Shipwrecks and treasure-hunting
Tech bros and the Tenderloin
School choice gutted Detroit’s public schools; the rest of the country is next
Misreporting in Iraq and Syria
Davos Man confronts the world he created
Is Europe disintegrating?
A marine sniper returns from Afghanistan an alcoholic suffering from PTSD. Then he breaks into a home and confronts another marine
Where’s that shrimp from? No one knows
When Denmark criminalized kindness. A couple gets fined for aiding refugees.
Charles Harder, the lawyer who killed Gawker
Did Medieval Muslims invent modern secularism?
Fred Whitfield and the black cowboys of rodeo
The improbable survival of the luxury watch industry
Spies in the Congo: The race for ore and the atom bomb
From the archives: Christopher Hitchens’ 1996 profile of Bill Clinton
Slavery in early America
Apocalypse tourism: global warming means the Northwest Passage is finally open, and you can travel it in a cruise ship
Hampton Creek’s fake mayo miracle
Get off the treadmill. Living well in the age of plenty
Frauke Petry: the new star of Germany’s far right
Detroit metro schools and the new white flight
How soon until New York City sinks?
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