Succession seems to think it's still 2019
Brian Cox.
Picture of Jeva LangeJeva Lange

Succession seems to think it's still 2019

A pandemic, presidential election, and failed insurrection later, the once-sharp show has no new ideas
American workers are fed up
A striking worker.
Picture of Ryan CooperRyan Cooper

American workers are fed up

The working class is restless. Can unions begin a new era in the fight for workers' rights?
The American 'Great Resignation' by the numbers
Help wanted sign
Help Wanted

The American 'Great Resignation' by the numbers

Workers slow to return as Delta threat lingers
A train.
Feature

Workers slow to return as Delta threat lingers

American employers added only 194,000 positions last month, badly missing expectations for the second month in a row

Speed Reads

Read more
Fauci says people 'react against' him when truth is 'inconvenient'
3:10 PM

Fauci says people 'react against' him when truth is 'inconvenient'

Halloween Kills scores best pandemic debut for a horror film
2:21 PM

Halloween Kills scores best pandemic debut for a horror film

Stewart says media does a 'terrible job at de-escalation'
1:49 PM

Stewart says media does a 'terrible job at de-escalation'

Bill Clinton released from hospital
11:49 AM

Bill Clinton released from hospital

Buttigieg 'not going to apologize' to Tucker Carlson over paternity leave
11:15 AM

Buttigieg 'not going to apologize' to Tucker Carlson over paternity leave

Gang kidnaps U.S. missionaries in Haiti
10:42 AM

Gang kidnaps U.S. missionaries in Haiti

Politics

Read All
Academic freedom, attacked left and right
A mortarboard.
Samuel Goldman

Academic freedom, attacked left and right

The European right is in retreat
European politicians.
Picture of Ryan CooperRyan Cooper

The European right is in retreat

Should the CDC hide unverified vaccine data?
Vaccination.
Picture of Bonnie KristianBonnie Kristian

Should the CDC hide unverified vaccine data?

Democratic disaster in Virginia
A donkey.
Picture of Ryan CooperRyan Cooper

Democratic disaster in Virginia

Subscribe

The Week Magazine

Escape your echo chamber with The Week and get the facts behind the news, plus analysis from multiple perspectives.

Culture

Read All
An ode to Adele's hands
Adele.
Picture of Jeva LangeJeva Lange

An ode to Adele's hands

The soil of fairy tales
A gardener.
Picture of Bonnie KristianBonnie Kristian

The soil of fairy tales

The upside of urban decline
A scale.
Samuel Goldman

The upside of urban decline

How censoring RBG adds to our misinformation problem
Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
Picture of Joel MathisJoel Mathis

How censoring RBG adds to our misinformation problem

Cartoons

View All
The 4 fantasies dominating American politics
Fantasy.
Picture of Damon LinkerDamon Linker

The 4 fantasies dominating American politics

Our political flights from the rigors of reality

Business & Tech

View All
The American 'Great Resignation' by the numbers
Help wanted sign
Help Wanted

The American 'Great Resignation' by the numbers

Biden's Christmas crunch
President Biden.
Picture of Joel MathisJoel Mathis

Biden's Christmas crunch

Biden's plan to snoop in your bank account
President Biden.
Picture of Damon LinkerDamon Linker

Biden's plan to snoop in your bank account

Will Elon Musk turn Texas blue?
Elon Musk.
Picture of Joel MathisJoel Mathis

Will Elon Musk turn Texas blue?

The case for spending our way through inflation
Industry.
Picture of Ryan CooperRyan Cooper

The case for spending our way through inflation

The answer to inflation isn't more government spending
Eggs.
Picture of Damon LinkerDamon Linker

The answer to inflation isn't more government spending

More from...

Samuel Goldman
Read All
Who are America's peers?
America.
Opinion

Who are America's peers?

The consequences of judicializing abortion
Brett Kavanaugh and a protester.
Opinion

The consequences of judicializing abortion

Losing the education wars
Critical Race Theory.
Opinion

Losing the education wars

Let science fiction be weird again
Sci-fi art.
Opinion

Let science fiction be weird again

Most Popular

The American 'Great Resignation' by the numbers
Help wanted sign
1.Help Wanted

The American 'Great Resignation' by the numbers

Virginia GOP candidate Youngkin disavows 'weird and wrong' rally pledge to Jan. 6 flag
Glenn Youngkin
2.Capitol Riot Aftermath

Virginia GOP candidate Youngkin disavows 'weird and wrong' rally pledge to Jan. 6 flag

Madonna makes Jimmy Fallon sweat, remove coat in 'disturbed' interview
Jimmy Fallon and Madonna
3.'Life is not just about interviewing kitties'

Madonna makes Jimmy Fallon sweat, remove coat in 'disturbed' interview

Sicilian Catholic diocese bans godparents
Baptism at Vatican
4.'It's an experiment'

Sicilian Catholic diocese bans godparents

Queen expresses irritation with world leaders talk but 'don't do' on climate change
5.God Save the Green

Queen expresses irritation with world leaders talk but 'don't do' on climate change

Locked out of a bank account
6.Feature

Locked out of a bank account

Biden's plan to snoop in your bank account
7.Picture of Damon LinkerDamon Linker

Biden's plan to snoop in your bank account

Democrats have a race problem. It's not what they think.
8.Samuel Goldman

Democrats have a race problem. It's not what they think.

Celebrating 20 years of The Week

Read more
A short history of The Week
The Week.
Feature

A short history of The Week

20 years of history through The Week's covers
Week covers.
Feature

20 years of history through The Week's covers

The past 20 years, in 20 striking photos
September 11.
Photos

The past 20 years, in 20 striking photos

The world that Google, Facebook, and Twitter built
A computer.
Picture of Damon LinkerDamon Linker

The world that Google, Facebook, and Twitter built