The Democratic Party’s Situationist wing seizes power in a Zen koan coup d’etat.
In his dying years, Tony Judt cautioned us that remembering the 20th century just as a catalog of horrors flattens what actually happened.
We all know the year sucked, but there was some amazing stuff to read, hear, and watch. Our picks.
A jittery world watches fascism on the march from Bolivia to India, and Twitter importantly doubles down on Indian food.
Butt implants, labor victories, and celibate mice make for a weird week.
One of the many things we’ve lost in the years of the Catastrophe is the ability to enjoy Joe Biden.
For our liberal friends, Russia is the mythology that reassures: the catastrophe that has befallen us was not our fault.
Politics, like life in general, swings this way and that, but it’s never a simple pendulum.