Here’s our latest on the inevitability (or otherwise) of mass shootings in the United States.
Why her vow not to “add a penny to the debt” is an impossible pledge to keep
A documentary film-maker was disinvited from an academic conference because an organizer feared she would be subject to ideologically motivated reprisals for hosting him.
The standard throughout this Time Capsule series has been: what is happening in this Age of Trump that has not…
Four weeks before Election Day, the GOP’s nominee is attacking not Hillary Clinton but his own party and its most senior office-holder.
One of the strangest things about the Trump phenomenon is that, for something so unprecedented, he’s best understood through the…
Conservative pundits have drawn bizarre parallels between Donald Trump’s misogynistic comments and rap.
The latest PRRI/The Atlantic poll shows Hillary Clinton building a double-digit advantage—after being locked in a dead heat two weeks ago.
Ghazala Khan is slated to stand with the recently-formed American Muslim Women political action committee when it endorses Hillary Clinton.
As many as five states could approve its recreational use this November, potentially signaling a point of no return for legalized pot.
Readers respond to our September 2016 cover story and more
The most devastating effect of Trump’s candidacy may be yet to come.
In last night’s debate, the Republican nominee said, apropos military policy: “General George Patton, General Douglas MacArthur are spinning in…
I may have to adjust the standard sign-off line for the hallowed Time Capsule™ series. The usual…
In my current cover story on the debates, I quote noted primate expert and anthropologist Jane Goodall: …
On what might have been the most depressing night of the 2016 campaign so far, citizens found their hero—not on the stage, but in the seats.
A growing number of Republican elected officials demand their party’s presidential nominee step aside.
The Republican nominee has advertised his disregard for the constitutional limitations on the president's authority.
Donald Trump was unpersuasive in his attempt to minimize his predatory comments. Many voters don’t yet know about his accusers. And his attempt to exploit Bill Clinton’s accusers will likely fail.
Avik Roy—a former adviser to Marco Rubio, Rick Perry, and Mitt Romney—wants to rescue conservatism from Trump’s divisive tribalism. But can he persuade his party to join him?
A candidate who accepted the nomination to chants of “Lock her up!” crosses a dangerous line.