Trump promised to appoint justices who would “automatically” overturn Roe v. Wade. The chief justice just made sure that won’t happen before the 2020 election.
Trump is leading this country through a pandemic while also running for reelection. And he’s stumbling on both fronts.
The first coronavirus spike, in late April, can be blamed on the president’s negligence. The second spike, in June, is his own doing.
The social platform just banned the president’s most notorious internet fan club, as part of a sitewide purge of forums that “promote hate.”
Religious groups are getting special treatment from the government’s pandemic-relief efforts.
A poem by Robert Hayden, published in The Atlantic in 1947
Strip out the hyperbole and insults, and not much is left in the president’s campaign messaging for undecided voters.
The Trump administration claims that it is preventing the spread of the coronavirus and protecting American workers from wage competition. But neither rationale can justify such sweeping restrictions.
I have no interest in becoming one big happy family.
A few glimpses of Maine’s landscape, and some of the animals and people calling it home
Growing up, police dramas were my favorite genre to watch. But the stories they told were always at odds with the world that I lived in.
The coronavirus crisis is revealing the instability a sudden move away from petroleum would bring—but also giving us the chance to help countries make the necessary transition.
Amid a push for mail-in balloting, states still need a better strategy for safety at the polls.
“People know me,” the Democratic candidate for president likes to say. There’s a catch.
Netflix’s Eurovision Song Contest succeeds because it’s both sincere and satirical. Also, it has invisible elves.
America needs a reckoning over racism. Punishing people who did not do anything wrong harms that important cause.
Tear it down.
This season of social distancing will also be one of social closeness between neighbors—illuminating divides of race, class, and place.
If people cannot believe one another, communication breaks down, trust becomes impossible, and society corrodes. And people cannot trust the attorney general.
Even quarantine fatigue feels old now.