There’s been plenty of talk in recent years about elevating the significance of particular lives, or all lives mattering, or some combination thereof. Lives have never mattered, and they never will.
The AP’s style guide change to “Black” betrays a patronizing and wholly aesthetic outlook on racial politics and reparations in America.
Joseph Kennedy III has no reason to run for the Senate except vanity.
The Kentucky teenager’s defamation lawsuit settlement with The Washington Post was, predictably, largely ignored by the media.
Odd facts about the Third Reich.
The signaling and the noise.
Rarely in history have a father and daughter been at the center of such enormous and separate controversies.
Donald Trump, pipsqueak fascist.
Mirrors and labyrinths of Orson Welles and Jorge Luis Borges.
His death at 36 is an absurd tragedy and a major loss for world media.
Are news outlets afraid to give developing stories their due attention?
Even Mr. Ed the Scare Horse could tell you that.
In speech battles, better to get sued than regulated.
Base vs. superstructure on the young left.
Liberals have to fight to save their party from radicals on the left.
Fuzzy on the risks, certain on the narrative.
It was never an issue of black against white, but what’s right versus wrong.
Chinese authorities don't mention waterboarding and other forms of torture reportedly used on detainees.
Faith inevitably creates heresy.
Have we not done enough to assassinate the character of America?
John Bolton’s self-aggrandizing memoir is largely pointless.
From Nation of Islam Obama to right-wing Mandela to many more. They will be missed.
Political and social matters and the antiwar movement are discussed in this 1974 interview.
Joined by Hasan Piker and Matt Christman, Liz Franczak and Brace Belden of True Anon discuss the arrest of Ghislaine Maxwell in New Hampshire last week.
A new video series hosted by Jacobin.
A conversation about what social media is doing to us psychologically, especially in quarantine, and its effect on organizing.
From a 1960 Canadian TV interview.
Slovenia's pre-eminent public intellectual on the pandemic and world leaders' response.
The former Ohio State Senator and Bernie Sanders campaign co-chair talks to Matt Taibbi and Katie Halper.