UAW Votes For Nationwide Strike To Begin Before Midnight Sunday
The move comes after failing to agree to a new contract with General Motors over wages, health care and profit-sharing. Nearly 50,000 workers will be affected when production halts.
Week In The News: Asylum Claims, 2020 Democrats, Bolton, N.C., Gun Laws
Bolton exits. Democrats debate. GOP notches up a win in N.C. The House moves on gun control. The roundtable is here.
The Role TV Played In The Election And Presidency Of Trump
Populism alone didn’t propel Donald Trump to the White House. The transformation of television played its part. A top TV critic makes the case.
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A Report Card For Every Candidate From The Third Democratic Debate
The top 10 Democratic candidates faced off in Houston on Thursday night. Joanna Weiss graded their performances.
Alumni Privilege In College Admissions Isn’t Worth The Attention It’s Getting
Fretting over whom the relative handful of elite universities admit needlessly sucks oxygen from the debate we should be having,...
Then Trump Came For The Scientists
The Hurricane Dorian controversy would be a tempest in a teacup if only the ramifications weren’t so consequential, writes H.L.M....
America Has Become A Kleptocracy. Does Anybody Care?
Trump’s only true allegiance is to his bottom line, writes Steve Almond.
The Tallest Man I Ever Loved | With Andrew Rannells
Andrew Rannells has been nominated for two Tony Awards. He starred in HBO's "Girls." But before any of that, he was just like a lot of 20-somethings — trying to...
My Platonic Romance On The Psych Ward | With Miriam Shor
This week's essay is about a deep, enduring friendship that starts in an unlikely place. Jeannie Vanasco writes about her relationship with a woman named Anita in her essay, "My...