George W. Bush Rebukes Donald Trump
President George W. Bush breaks a nine-year silence to deliver a powerful rebuke to a sitting President. President Obama's talking too. We’ll think about their critiques and President Trump.
Reining In The Tech Giants
Congressional calls for more regulation, oversight of Facebook. Google, Amazon, Apple also getting scrutiny. Is it time?
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Goodbye To All That Meddling
After 231 editions of Heavy Meddle, Steve Almond is hanging up his spurs as Cognoscenti’s resident advice columnist.
The Week That Was: Dead Soldiers Dissed, #Metoo Memes And Halloween Horrors
It was the week when Donald Trump muscled aside the Weinstein scandal with a few well-aimed insults at Gold Star...
Trump's Immigration Follies And His Floundering Travel Ban
Tuesday, a judge halted the ban, ruling the administration didn't prove the dangerousness of foreign nationals. Likewise, writes Matthew Spector,...
This Is What Happens When A Woman Shares Her Story
One could hardly hope for a better illustration of what people go through when they report sexual harassment, writes Naomi...
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Kimberly Hébert Gregory ("Kevin (Probably) Saves the World," "Vice Principals") reads an essay about an attempt at dirty talk gone awry.
'My Husband Is Now My Wife' | Modern Love 85
Ann Dowd ("The Handmaid's Tale") reads Diane Daniel's essay about a woman coming to terms with her spouse's gender transition.