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How Dissent Grows in China Wed, 07 Dec 2022 23:28:53 +0000
The protests of recent weeks carry an echo, and a warning, from the Maoist era.

Some Lessons from Herschel Walker’s Campaign Debacle in Georgia Thu, 08 Dec 2022 00:20:36 +0000
The Senate candidate’s weak performance relative to his fellow-Republicans provides strong evidence that the biggest impediment to his campaign was himself.

The Harvey Weinstein Trial and the Myth of the Perfect Perpetrator Wed, 07 Dec 2022 11:00:00 +0000
If Weinstein is acquitted in L.A., it will be tempting to conclude that #MeToo is over. But, even if he is convicted, some may reach the same conclusion.

Trump’s 2024 Campaign So Far Is an Epic Act of Self-Sabotage Fri, 09 Dec 2022 01:12:56 +0000
But is this really the end of an error?

The Respect for Marriage Act Is Also a Victory for Same-Sex-Marriage Opponents Thu, 08 Dec 2022 22:46:49 +0000
It favors the rights of religious groups over those of gay couples—and, if Obergefell were to be overruled, it would create two classes of marriage.

What the Conviction of Stewart Rhodes Means for Right-Wing Militancy Wed, 07 Dec 2022 20:21:23 +0000
Will imprisoning the Oath Keepers’ leader for seditious conspiracy derail the movement he helped build?

How Raphael Warnock Defeated Herschel Walker in Georgia’s U.S. Senate Runoff Wed, 07 Dec 2022 15:14:16 +0000
The race was a test of candidate quality in an era of fierce partisanship, and it remained, until the end, extremely close.

The Averted National Rail Strike Is a Parable of Contemporary American Capitalism Tue, 06 Dec 2022 20:14:07 +0000
Railroads are prioritizing payments to Wall Street stockholders over everything else, including serving the public interest.

An Anti-Abortion Activist’s Quest to End the Rape Exception Mon, 05 Dec 2022 11:00:00 +0000
For Rebecca Kiessling, helping mothers who’ve conceived children through sexual assault is part of a strategy for curtailing reproductive rights.

Finding My Way—and Staying Alive—During the AIDS Crisis Mon, 05 Dec 2022 11:00:00 +0000
A diary of nineteen-eighties Manhattan.

At Qatar’s World Cup, Where Politics and Pleasure Collide Sat, 03 Dec 2022 11:00:00 +0000
The first ten days were soccer as it is, rather than as you want it to be.

So You Want to Be a TikTok Star Mon, 05 Dec 2022 11:00:00 +0000
The social-media platform is transforming the music industry. Is that a good thing?

The Slow Rhythms of a Shepherd’s Life in “Heart Valley” Fri, 02 Dec 2022 11:00:00 +0000
Christian Cargill’s documentary short follows the daily routines of a Welsh shepherd whose calendar is shaped by the needs of his flock.

“Love, Dad”: Letters from an Imprisoned Father Wed, 30 Nov 2022 11:00:00 +0000
In an attempt to understand why her father left, a daughter writes what could not be said, in an autobiographical documentary film by Diana Cam Van Nguyen.The story behind the film.

In “Haulout,” Melting Sea Ice Pushes Walruses to the Brink Mon, 21 Nov 2022 11:00:00 +0000
The short documentary “Haulout” follows a scientist who witnesses the chaotic effects of climate change on Pacific walruses at a remote Arctic beach.

A Supreme Court Case That Could Upend Elections Mon, 05 Dec 2022 11:00:00 +0000
David Remnick talks with J. Michael Luttig, a former judge, prominent conservative, and co-counsel on Moore v. Harper, which could profoundly impact our democratic process.

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