Opinion

Fearing the doctor
A cross.
Picture of Ryan CooperRyan Cooper

Fearing the doctor

Fox News vs. Team USA
Olympic protest.
Picture of Neil J. YoungNeil J. Young

Fox News vs. Team USA

When actors you love do terrible movies
Jesse Plemons.
Picture of Jeva LangeJeva Lange

When actors you love do terrible movies

The 'natural' fallacy
The plague.
Picture of William FalkWilliam Falk

The 'natural' fallacy

Fighting poverty is easy
Money.
Picture of Ryan CooperRyan Cooper

Fighting poverty is easy

3 cheers for the bipartisan infrastructure deal
A handshake.
Picture of Noah MillmanNoah Millman

3 cheers for the bipartisan infrastructure deal

America's revealing indifference to Cuba
Fidel Castro.
Samuel Goldman

America's revealing indifference to Cuba

Lessons of the GDP report
The Capitol.
Picture of James PethokoukisJames Pethokoukis

Lessons of the GDP report

The origins of a false COVID meme
A rubber stamp.
Picture of Bonnie KristianBonnie Kristian

The origins of a false COVID meme

Why fertility is the real culture war
A mean stork.
Samuel Goldman

Why fertility is the real culture war

The people against the putsch
The Capitol.
Picture of Ryan CooperRyan Cooper

The people against the putsch

The GOP's 2022 candidate problem
An elephant.
Picture of David FarisDavid Faris

The GOP's 2022 candidate problem

Is China going to fry the global climate?
Xi Jinping.
Picture of Ryan CooperRyan Cooper

Is China going to fry the global climate?

Matt Damon's American masculinity
Matt Damon.
Picture of Jesse HassengerJesse Hassenger

Matt Damon's American masculinity

Contemplating an 'American Caesar'
Julius Caesar.
Picture of Damon LinkerDamon Linker

Contemplating an 'American Caesar'

The right's new libertinism
A pulp novel cover.
Picture of Bonnie KristianBonnie Kristian

The right's new libertinism

Finding a better fit
A dress.
Picture of Zoe FensonZoe Fenson

Finding a better fit

Biden's betrayal of Black voters
President Biden.
Picture of Michael ArceneauxMichael Arceneaux

Biden's betrayal of Black voters

The nicest Olympics ever
Olympic rings.
Picture of Jeva LangeJeva Lange

The nicest Olympics ever

Will Delta tank the economic recovery?
President Biden.
Picture of Ryan CooperRyan Cooper

Will Delta tank the economic recovery?

The new climate denial
President Biden.
Picture of Ryan CooperRyan Cooper

The new climate denial

Should parents' votes count more?
Voters.
Picture of Joel MathisJoel Mathis

Should parents' votes count more?

Mandatory vaccinations?
Uncle Sam.
Picture of Ryan CooperRyan Cooper

Mandatory vaccinations?

Ted Lasso does it again?
Ted Lasso.
Picture of Jeva LangeJeva Lange

Ted Lasso does it again?

The GOP's sunny future
An elephant.
Samuel Goldman

The GOP's sunny future

The pitfalls of the journalist-politician
Nicholas Kristof.
Picture of Bonnie KristianBonnie Kristian

The pitfalls of the journalist-politician

The messy reality of Jan. 6
The Capitol.
Picture of Bonnie KristianBonnie Kristian

The messy reality of Jan. 6

The end of the common good
A syringe.
Samuel Goldman

The end of the common good

The decline of medium-box stores
Disappearing store.
Picture of Addison Del MastroAddison Del Mastro

The decline of medium-box stores

The real danger of policing social media
President Biden.
Picture of Damon LinkerDamon Linker

The real danger of policing social media

The rural plague
A rural area.
Picture of David FarisDavid Faris

The rural plague

America's dreadful denial
The Statue of Liberty.
Picture of Joel MathisJoel Mathis

America's dreadful denial

When the problem is politics itself
Donald Trump, President Biden, and Kamala Harris.
Picture of Damon LinkerDamon Linker

When the problem is politics itself

Why Cubans have stuck with the regime
A woman in Cuba.
Benjamin Waddell

Why Cubans have stuck with the regime

Weapons of mass destruction
Guns.
Picture of William FalkWilliam Falk

Weapons of mass destruction