Opinion

China's politically revealing blockbusters
Chinese movies.
Picture of Joel MathisJoel Mathis

China's politically revealing blockbusters

How women took over songwriting
Female songwriters.
Picture of Damon LinkerDamon Linker

How women took over songwriting

The libertarian case for family policy
A mother and child.
Stephanie H. Murray

The libertarian case for family policy

The dreamy music video aesthetics of Licorice Pizza
Licorice Pizza.
Picture of Jesse HassengerJesse Hassenger

The dreamy music video aesthetics of Licorice Pizza

Dysfunction, anxiety, and 1 big bird
A television.
Picture of David FarisDavid Faris

Dysfunction, anxiety, and 1 big bird

The bottomless self-pity of American conservatives
An elephant.
Picture of Ryan CooperRyan Cooper

The bottomless self-pity of American conservatives

The education debate's missing perspective
A protestor.
Kemi Ingram

The education debate's missing perspective

You don't have to roast a turkey
Thanksgiving dinner.
Samuel Goldman

You don't have to roast a turkey

Republicans' alarming reaction to Rittenhouse
Kyle Rittenhouse.
Picture of David FarisDavid Faris

Republicans' alarming reaction to Rittenhouse

The downside of a functional Fed?
Jerome Powell.
Picture of Ryan CooperRyan Cooper

The downside of a functional Fed?

Grateful for Jerome Powell?
Jerome Powell.
Picture of James PethokoukisJames Pethokoukis

Grateful for Jerome Powell?

The false promises of Kyrsten Sinema
Kyrsten Sinema.
Picture of Joel MathisJoel Mathis

The false promises of Kyrsten Sinema

The misapplication of 'Christian nationalism'
A flag.
Samuel Goldman

The misapplication of 'Christian nationalism'

Bannon's radical vision
Steve Bannon.
Picture of William FalkWilliam Falk

Bannon's radical vision

Black Friday is set to be a big disappointment for gaming
A gamer uses a PS4 controller
Adam Marshall

Black Friday is set to be a big disappointment for gaming

Democrats' dangerous denial
An elephant.
Picture of Ryan CooperRyan Cooper

Democrats' dangerous denial

Dems, stop playing 'who's the most progressive?'
Kathy Hochul.
Picture of Noah MillmanNoah Millman

Dems, stop playing 'who's the most progressive?'

The spiritual crisis of an overdose record
The Statue of Liberty.
Picture of Damon LinkerDamon Linker

The spiritual crisis of an overdose record

Awful optics, awful corruption
A donkey.
Picture of Ryan CooperRyan Cooper

Awful optics, awful corruption

The 1 way to stop gerrymandering
A voter.
Picture of Ryan CooperRyan Cooper

The 1 way to stop gerrymandering

How to help Africa get COVID shots into arms
Africa.
Picture of Ryan CooperRyan Cooper

How to help Africa get COVID shots into arms

The fantasy of global action on climate change
John Kerry.
Samuel Goldman

The fantasy of global action on climate change

A month of inflation does not a crisis make
Jerome Powell.
Picture of Ryan CooperRyan Cooper

A month of inflation does not a crisis make

The muddled middle of the 1619 Project
The Constitutional convention and slavery.
Picture of Damon LinkerDamon Linker

The muddled middle of the 1619 Project

What if Trump wins in 2024?
Donald Trump.
Picture of Joel MathisJoel Mathis

What if Trump wins in 2024?

Executive privilege is endangering democracy
Donald Trump.
Picture of Ryan CooperRyan Cooper

Executive privilege is endangering democracy

Free lunch is off the menu
President Biden.
Picture of Noah MillmanNoah Millman

Free lunch is off the menu

The perils of the risk-averse society
A safe guy.
Picture of Damon LinkerDamon Linker

The perils of the risk-averse society

How to prevent another grim pandemic winter
A snowflake and COVID.
Picture of Ryan CooperRyan Cooper

How to prevent another grim pandemic winter

America's 'lost boys'
Kyle Rittenhouse.
Samuel Goldman

America's 'lost boys'

Biden owes his core voters student loan forgiveness
President Biden.
Picture of Michael ArceneauxMichael Arceneaux

Biden owes his core voters student loan forgiveness

The most underrated part of the electric revolution
Fuel.
Picture of Ryan CooperRyan Cooper

The most underrated part of the electric revolution

Democrats' vintage lesson on inflation
A donkey.
Picture of James PethokoukisJames Pethokoukis

Democrats' vintage lesson on inflation

Time for businesses to humanize — or die
Work.
Picture of Ryan CooperRyan Cooper

Time for businesses to humanize — or die

2 cheers for the University of Austin?
A mortarboard.
Samuel Goldman

2 cheers for the University of Austin?