Opinion

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

Succession seems to think it's still 2019

American workers are fed up
A striking worker.
Picture of Ryan CooperRyan Cooper

American workers are fed up

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

Academic freedom, attacked left and right

Downfall of the anti-populists?
Blocs.
Picture of Damon LinkerDamon Linker

Downfall of the anti-populists?

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

The European right is in retreat

Dune should've been less Dune-y
Dune.
Picture of Jeva LangeJeva Lange

Dune should've been less Dune-y

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

Democratic disaster in Virginia

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

The soil of fairy tales

The Lord God Bird and a growing class of cryptids
Bigfoot.
Picture of Jeva LangeJeva Lange

The Lord God Bird and a growing class of cryptids

Biden needs a new strategy for Iran
President Biden.
Picture of David FarisDavid Faris

Biden needs a new strategy for Iran

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

The case for spending our way through inflation

The upside of urban decline
A scale.
Samuel Goldman

The upside of urban decline

How the GOP won at identity politics
Democrats and Republicans.
Picture of Noah MillmanNoah Millman

How the GOP won at identity politics

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

The 4 fantasies dominating American politics

It's time for bold action to save Republicans' lives
President Biden.
Picture of Ryan CooperRyan Cooper

It's time for bold action to save Republicans' lives

The supply chain is an unlikely Ghost of Christmas Present
A boat.
Picture of Jeva LangeJeva Lange

The supply chain is an unlikely Ghost of Christmas Present

The Democrats' self-sabotage
Democrats.
Picture of Joel MathisJoel Mathis

The Democrats' self-sabotage

Facebook's amoral algorithms
Mark Zuckerberg.
Picture of William FalkWilliam Falk

Facebook's amoral algorithms

The myth of civic education
Textbooks.
Samuel Goldman

The myth of civic education

Starving people into jobs isn't working
A hundred dollar bill.
Picture of Ryan CooperRyan Cooper

Starving people into jobs isn't working

Biden's plummeting presidency
President Biden.
Picture of Damon LinkerDamon Linker

Biden's plummeting presidency

What the Postal Service means to Black workers
A postal worker.
Picture of Michael ArceneauxMichael Arceneaux

What the Postal Service means to Black workers

Biden's bold plan for American housing
President Biden.
Picture of Ryan CooperRyan Cooper

Biden's bold plan for American housing

Lamb is A24's bonkers new horror film
Lamb.
Picture of Jeva LangeJeva Lange

Lamb is A24's bonkers new horror film

Will a screenwriter ever win the Nobel Prize for literature?
The Nobel Prize.
Picture of Jeva LangeJeva Lange

Will a screenwriter ever win the Nobel Prize for literature?

Modest, middle-class journalism
News imagery.
Picture of Ryan CooperRyan Cooper

Modest, middle-class journalism

The risks of narrow expertise
Flames.
Picture of Addison Del MastroAddison Del Mastro

The risks of narrow expertise

Spoilers are good
The Sixth Sense.
Picture of Bonnie KristianBonnie Kristian

Spoilers are good

The sticky problem of making Facebook go away
Museum extinction.
Picture of Damon LinkerDamon Linker

The sticky problem of making Facebook go away

The trillion-dollar coin is both legal and responsible
President Biden.
Picture of Ryan CooperRyan Cooper

The trillion-dollar coin is both legal and responsible

Destruction and dissent
A protestor.
Samuel Goldman

Destruction and dissent

Squid Game and Netflix's subtitle problem
Squid Game.
Picture of Jeva LangeJeva Lange

Squid Game and Netflix's subtitle problem

Is the filibuster really in trouble?
President Biden and Mitch McConnell.
Picture of David FarisDavid Faris

Is the filibuster really in trouble?

How tax cheats fuel extremism
A cigar and a gun.
Picture of Ryan CooperRyan Cooper

How tax cheats fuel extremism

How right-wing media is killing its own base
The Fox News logo.
Picture of Ryan CooperRyan Cooper

How right-wing media is killing its own base