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When the social contract dies, it’s time to riot.
The White House amid clouds of tear gas as park police clear a nighttime protest in Lafayette Square. The protests after the murder of George
Humanity at the Crossing: Defining the value of work in an unsafe world.
On March 20, America braced for impact. Incubated in Asia, a contagion swept through US cities and small towns, confining thousands to their beds. It
“I don’t take responsibility at all”: Trump fails the Trolley Problem.
Don’t touch your face, Doctor Fauci. I’m writing this from Ground Zero in Seattle, the epicenter of the U.S. coronavirus pandemic. With 2,000 confirmed cases and
Respecting the game: My endorsement for the 2020 primary.
This is what it comes down to. With Washington state in play on March 10, my primary vote will matter for the first time in decades.
The Progressive Voltron: How to buy an election.
Now is the time for all good candidates to come to the aid of their party. “This is Bernie Sanders!” “Hi, Bernie, it’s Liz.” “Elizabeth! Great
Bernie’s campaign is the best ever. It may not matter.
Your next president. Maybe. Up until this week, I thought the 2008 Obama campaign was the best-run Democratic campaign of all time. I’m taking that
America is in a game of Cyberball, and it hurts. Just like love.
Cleanup on Aisle Iowa. As I write this, the Iowa Caucuses have ended in an inferno, with no results reported, the fourth-place candidate claiming victory, and
The politics of believing in God.
The link between these two symbols has never been more fraught with problems. It’s Christmas! Let’s talk about God. Growing up I read stories about
Did Boris Johnson just show Nancy Pelosi how to destroy Trump?
OK, hear me out on this. It’s going to get weird. The guy on the right is secure in his power. The guy on the
Anger, entertainment, and the idea of a “protest game.”
This Wednesday, as the impeachment hearings roared onto televisions and iPhone screens across the nation, my team at Basket of Adorables launched a Kickstarter for
How much of history is random?
It’s the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall today, and it’s got me to thinking. Everyone knows that’s one of the most
The Butt Fumble: Rudy Giuliani and the incompetence gambit.
Smart. At first glance, Rudy Giuliani and Mark Sanchez might not seem to have a lot in common. Sure, they both played on the biggest