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David Mamet's "Oleanna" debuted in the fallout of the Clarence Thomas/Anita Hill sexual harassment hearings. Twenty-five years later, the play remains a barometer of what and how we communicate.
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John Kelly defends the president and blasts a congresswoman. Kirkuk and Raqqa. #MeToo goes viral. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.
California Fires Leave Dozens Dead, Communities In Ruins
Toting up the damage and lessons learned from the deadly, devastating California wildfires.
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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.
My Daughter, The Boy Scout
Some girls just wanna be boy scouts. Alastair Moock explains.
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,...
'Let's Not Pretend' | Modern Love 86
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.