A generation facing an intractable problem debates whether to bring a new generation into the world.
Some advocates on the left want America to talk about pregnancy and birth in gender-neutral terms. But this language change might not be so easy for the country to embrace.
In an interview, San Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin discusses fatherhood, who deserves to be punished, his relationship with the police, and more.
Dan Darling lost his job because he refused to “stay neutral” on COVID-19.
If John Seago and his allies get their way, abortion would be completely illegal in the United States. Would they be ready for the consequences?
Becky Pringle, the president of the National Education Association, won’t back a blanket vaccination requirement yet—but she thinks there are other ways to ensure that students and teachers are safe.
Matt Hawn says he was helping his students in Blountville, Tennessee, learn to critically evaluate contemporary debates.
The famous professor has found himself out of step with cancel culture and the search for political purity among progressives.
The reporter Jonathan Katz explains how he wrestled with the sins of U.S. interventions abroad—and what to call them.
Gymnast Rachael Denhollander is one of many people who can no longer watch the Olympics with casual enjoyment.
Emily Oster caters to a data-obsessed crowd of modern parents. But sometimes you just can’t optimize your kid.
Father James Martin isn’t quick to call out bias against his faith. But sometimes people go too far.
The former senator from Tennessee famously clashed with President Donald Trump. After two years of silence, he still thinks his party is the future.
Justice Stephen Breyer hasn’t retired yet. But filling Supreme Court seats is just one battle in a war over the judiciary—one that progressives worry they’re losing.
“Every single Christian of color who is proximate to evangelical spaces gets called everything but a child of God. And that’s just part of the work.”
Bill Haslam, the former governor of Tennessee, is trying to figure out how religious Republicans got so extreme.
“The numbers have dropped, but the trauma has not.” One of America’s foremost pastors reflects on religion, race, and the pandemic.
The nearly 93-year-old sex therapist has survived a lot of trauma. But she’s ready to get back to normal life.
Former Representative Will Hurd is trying to make the Republican Party more competitive—and more moderate. Can he succeed?
Progressive communities have been home to some of the fiercest battles over COVID-19 policies, and some liberal policy makers have left scientific evidence behind.