Historians are losing their audience, and searching for the next trend won’t win it back.
Democracy floats on currents of change. Is it ever capable of managing them?
Damián Szifron’s Wild Tales is a carnival of melancholy, melodrama and the polymorphously perverse.
The complex federal project of the EU has proven fragile in the absence of a strong external threat.
A few simple rules could curtail the political favors that speaker Sheldon Silver is accused of making for profit.
With his latest crass interference in US politics, he may have dug a deep hole for himself—and for America’s Israel lobby.
The historic US nuclear testing site is taking its case for disarmament to the International Court of Justice.
The scientists at the Doomsday Clock say that failed political leadership on climate change and nuclear weapons endangers “every person on earth.”
His essays on police brutality still burn hot, but his understanding of sex, self-knowledge and power demand equal attention now.
Israeli companies are using the lessons they’ve learned occupying Gaza to militarize the US border.
It’s time to start enforcing Section 2 of the Fourteenth Amendment.
The country struggles with religion and integration one week after the Charlie Hebdo murders.