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The Supreme Court Is Headed Back to the 19th Century

The justices again appear poised to pursue a purely theoretical liberty at the expense of the lives of people of color. Alicia Tatone...

Hate Groups Are Growing Under Trump

According to research by the Southern Poverty Law Center, the number of hate groups has been increasing rapidly since 2000. Heidi Beirich, director of...

A Warning From Europe: The Worst Is Yet to Come

Polarization. Conspiracy theories. Attacks on the free press. An obsession with loyalty. Recent events in the United States follow a pattern Europeans know all...

The Tao of John McCain

In decades of covering politics, I've encountered no one else with McCain's unflinching combination of bracing candor, impossibly high standards, and rueful self-recrimination. ...

Historic Cat Photos on International Cat Day

Earlier this century, the International Fund for Animal Welfare declared August 8 to be International Cat Day, a day set aside to celebrate our...

American Foreign Policy: It’s Worse Than It Looks

This past week I argued that the current U.S. approach to China mattered enormously, and was being grievously mishandled. The set-up for the argument...

Trudeau Reaches His Breaking Point With Trump

The Canadian leader's response to U.S. tariffs formed his sharpest-ever rebuke of the president. Chris Wattie / Reuters Spare a thought for Justin...

Why No One Answers Their Phone Anymore

Telephone culture is disappearing. Eric Thayer / Reuters But in the last couple years, there is a more specific reason for eyeing my...

Trump’s Right-Hand Troll

Stephen Miller once tormented liberals at Duke. Now the president's speechwriter and immigration enforcer is deploying the art of provocation from the White House....

The Fading Battlefields of World War I

This year will mark the passing of a full century since the end of World War I-a hundred years since the "War to End...