Trump’s COVID Coverup
During the 2020 campaign, the former President tested positive days before debating Joe Biden and kept it secret.
Biden’s Global Democracy Summit Raises an Awkward Question: Can Ours Endure?
In the past year, the prospects for improving American democracy have dimmed considerably.
November 30, 2021
More Tree Canopy Can Stop Climate Change from Killing Vulnerable Americans
A small, willfully misunderstood earmark in the Build Back Better Act is in fact a response to a mortal threat.
November 29, 2021
Kurt Gödel’s Loophole and Donald Trump’s Defiance
Enforcing the law is harder than it might seem when those having the law enforced against them have contempt for it.
November 26, 2021
Justice for Ahmaud Arbery
Were it not for a graphic video and intense pressure from activists, the killers of an unarmed Black man in Georgia might have been acquitted.
November 24, 2021
Can a Vastly Bigger National-Service Program Bring the Country Back Together?
The idea has a remarkably broad array of supporters, including Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Stanley McChrystal.
November 19, 2021
How Big a Threat Is Steve Bannon?
The case of Donald Trump’s former adviser marks a strange and perilous period in American democracy.
November 16, 2021
Europe’s Migration Crisis, Born in Belarus
“Europe’s last dictator” won’t hold on to power forever. But he has invented a new weapon.
November 14, 2021
The January 6th Investigation Gets Closer to Donald Trump
Judges, national-security officials, and Liz Cheney say that the effort must proceed.
November 11, 2021
Does Xi Jinping’s Seizure of History Threaten His Future?
The struggles of the first century of Communist Party rule are being buried by the need to cohere around what Xi calls “the great rejuvenation” of China.
November 10, 2021