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An Exit From Trumpocracy

Election 2016 looked on paper like the most sweeping Republican victory since the Jazz Age. Yet there was a hollowness to the Trump Republicans'...

The Decline of the Midwest’s Public Universities Threatens to Wreck Its...

Four floors above a dull cinder-block lobby in a nondescript building at the Ohio State University, the doors of a slow-moving elevator open on...

Five Decades of White Backlash

President Trump is the embodiment of over 50 years of resistance to the policies Martin Luther King Jr. fought to enact. J. Scott...

The Humiliation of Aziz Ansari

Allegations against the comedian are proof that women are angry, temporarily powerful-and very, very dangerous. Mario Anzuoni / Reuters When she saw Ansari...

Vegetarians and Their Superior Blood

In addition to the seven controlled trials (where you bring in people and change their diets, then compare them with a control group eating...

Has He No Sense of Decency?

In the "shithole era," the Republican U.S. senators who object to the president's vulgarity have a choice to make. Carlos Barria / Reuters...

Why Norwegians Aren’t Moving to the U.S.

As President Trump has cracked down on illegal immigration and reportedly disparaged the 'shithole' countries immigrants leave, there's at least one place from which...

What the Men Didn’t Say

At the 75th Golden Globe Awards, not one male award winner used their platform to mention the biggest story of the night.The women of...

There Is No Excuse for How Universities Treat Adjuncts

In early June, California labor regulators ruled that a driver for Uber, the app-based car service, was, in fact, an employee, not an independent...

How Actual Smart People Talk About Themselves

Hint: not by discussing IQ Vassar College Special CollectionsI've never met or interviewed Donald Trump, though like most of the world I feel...