The old man and the rising seas
Michael Bloomberg wants to be the climate change candidate, but a new generation of climate activists have other ideas.
Trump is not defining antisemitism correctly, says author of antisemitism definition
Trump's executive order doesn't redefine Judaism, but it does something perhaps worse.
For the love of God, the UK needs to vote Labour
I’m Upset: I have wasted years of my life reading product reviews
Online reviews offer me the hope of making an informed decision, but there are so many of them I can’t make any decisions at all.
Pete Buttigieg owes us some answers
Candidates should be accountable to student activists, not corporate donors.
How to build something and then watch it burn
Some tips on making fires, and living through the collapse of your professional life.
Skincare should be medicine for your face
The French understand this, which is why they have such great pharmacies.
Free tablets for the incarcerated come with a price
The prison technology company JPay donated tablets to prisons but then jacked up prices for books, games, and music.
We should absolutely find out the Queen is dead from a guy named Gibbo
It’s the only thing that makes sense as Britain crumbles.
We can solve homelessness if we want to
It is yet another problem that cannot be solved by targeted charity and entrepreneurial initiatives but through collective social action.
Avoid Thanksgiving fights by talking about Jeffrey Epstein
Don't bother trying to “win” Thanksgiving. Try this instead.
I’ll take “Reasons ‘Jeopardy!’ could never work in the UK” for $600
Smart British kids are meant to be taunted relentlessly, not given cash prizes.
Me, myself, and me (as you)
At some point, my knack for imitation began to cause me to question my entire sense of self.
The white working class is a political fiction
American media needs a better understanding of class if we are to avoid the mistakes of the past.
A not-so-great debate
These Democrats are killing me.
The tortured logic of #ADOS
The thinking behind the American Descendants of Slavery movement combines a left-wing critique of America’s founding with a distinctly right-wing strain of xenophobia.
We’re in dire need of new websites, and all we get is ‘The Recount’
The Bank of America-backed political video startup, helmed by veteran hack John Heilemann, would have been out of touch even five years ago.
Send your kids outside
Parents are afraid of all the wrong things for our children.
What’s the German word for wanting to keep English out of Germany?
Linguistic advocacy groups like Aktion Deutsche Sprache claim they simply want to stem the tide of global capitalism. Critics see a more dangerous, nationalist bent.
Godparents, with or without God
Why the Christian tradition is important in a secular world.