This year’s overtly political Best Picture slate is a mixed bag of great achievements and unfulfilled promises.
After years of relentless delusion and paranoia, we've come to accept a baseline level of dishonesty in political communications—at least from one of our political parties.
Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield became politically active during the Cold War. They believe we need to 'raise the bar' in terms of ethical businesses.
The growing reference to “Trumpism” in the elite political press is an acknowledgement of the fact that the past four years have embedded a dangerous strain of permanent insanity in our politics.
For more than a decade, he was both the unstoppable force and the immovable object of Israeli politics. But after two years of political stalemate and a week of momentous developments, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu finds himself in foreign territory — on the outside looking in. It’s always dangerous to
The boy in the video is crying. He is 10 years old, and he has been walking alone on a rural road outside of La Grulla, Texas, for a long time. He was traveling with a group, he says to the Border Patrol agent who has found him, and got left behind. "I came here looking for help," he sniffs. "I'm afraid." He doesn't know what will happen to him, or why the adults around him are behaving so unpredictably.
Democrats are more aggressively seeking to build the kind of social democracy that exists in many European countries. Growing ranks of Republicans, meanwhile, are flirting with a brand of nativist populism already prevalent among the European far right.
Famed Democratic strategist James Carville seems to have one job of late: Popping up to offer his list of grievances about the left’s influence on the Democratic Party. It’s what he did in February 2020, during a Vox interview in which he expressed concern at the party’s chances of beating Trump, sneered at the notion of canceling student loan debt, and complained that the party has become overrun by leftist urban elites. Now, over a year later, he spoke with Vox again with a similar ax to...