The late poet Mary Oliver warned against looking without noticing. In an age of distraction, her work is more urgent than ever.
As the Hungarian prime minister systematically undermined his own country’s education system, one institution stood defiant: a university in the heart of Budapest, founded by George Soros.
I can no longer assure my daughters that violence won’t enter our family’s spaces.
Margrethe Vestager, Europe’s top antitrust regulator, hasn’t been able to take down Big Tech—but she has a theory of how to tame it.
The scandal is how much corruption it exposed—and how much turns out to have been perfectly legal.
Paul Manafort and Felicity Huffman are twin avatars of an elite that still acts with impunity.
Trump’s former campaign chair has always acted with impunity, as if the laws never applied to him.
His time at the helm of the Trump campaign remains mysterious.
Michael Cohen’s testimony was a reminder that this presidency isn’t normal.
A court filing by the special counsel is filled with elegant omissions—but that doesn’t mean nothing is there.
The surge of hatred is increasingly hard to ignore.
When the U.S.S.R. collapsed, Washington bet on the global spread of democratic capitalist values—and lost.
What did Donald Trump say to Vladimir Putin when no one else could hear them?
Hundreds of thousands of federal employees will stop receiving paychecks, but deportations of Mauritanians continue.
Remembering my grandmother, whose improbable survival became the foundational story for my family’s existence
As he eyes a run for president, the senator from New Jersey remains stridently conciliatory.
At its best, the conservative magazine was lively, warm, and unexpected. But it never had to try very hard.
Mueller says that the former Trump campaign chairman repeatedly lied about his interactions with Konstantin Kilimnik, a man with ties to Russian intelligence.
George H. W. Bush wasn’t the last of the Republican moderates. He was the archetype of the modern GOP, a man whose blue blood shouldn’t be confused with moral courage.
The Pittsburgh synagogue killings show that dormant hatreds have reawakened.