Boris Johnson knows exactly what he’s doing.
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Boris Johnson, the world Kodak made, six months in a meatpacking plant, and George Packer on the four Americas. Plus drinking alone, police unions, Top Gun, the war on Bollywood, an ode to procrastination, and more.
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Kodak changed the way Americans saw themselves and their country. But it struggled to reinvent itself for the digital age.
What I learned on the line at a Dodge City slaughterhouse.
People in the United States no longer agree on the nation’s purpose, values, history, or meaning. Is reconciliation possible?
A little alcohol can boost creativity and strengthen social ties. But there’s nothing moderate, or convivial, about the way many Americans drink today.
They condition their members to see themselves as soldiers at war with the public they are meant to serve, and above the laws they are meant to enforce.
Many people who have been working from home are experiencing a void they can’t quite name.
Its films have always celebrated a pluralistic India, making the industry—and its Muslim elite—a prime target for Narendra Modi.
Culture & Critics
Reconsidering the meaning of Maverick
Known as a master of horror, he also understood the power—and the limits—of science.
What pioneering new research has revealed about the forest
And how The Mandalorian can restore the true power of George Lucas’s galaxy
Readers respond to David Treuer’s May 2021 cover story.
The existential exhilaration of playing chicken with Time