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American Society

alice goffman

Alice Goffman, assistant professor of sociology at the University of Wisconsin, is a controversial scholar. Her book, On the Run: Fugitive Life in an American...
donald trump

In the nation’s elite political media, an initially well-meaning effort to understand the voters who handed the president the keys to the White House has morphed...
Campus

Many have observed a trend on campus toward intolerance for expression and debate. This is not a new phenomenon, nor is it limited to the...
Harvard

There was a big announcement at the “Afternoon of Engagement on Inclusion and Belonging,” by the co-chair of the Presidential Task Force for Inclusion and...
diplomacy

Both in terms of his proposed budget and the lack of urgency with which President Donald Trump has sought to fill key foreign policy slots,...
college

Many diagnoses of the ills afflicting colleges and universities put students and faculty members at the center. But particularly at community colleges, staffed mainly by...
planned parenthood

Anyone who doubted that the abortion provider Planned Parenthood is a sacred cow for the left had those doubts dispelled on Tuesday night courtesy of...
VRA

Discerning observers can reasonably conclude that nuance is an elusive, if not impossible, feature in American political life. The disintegration of our discourse has made...
neil gorsuch

During his confirmation hearing yesterday, Judge Neil Gorsuch introduced the members of the Senate Judiciary Committee to Mutton Busting, a rodeo event which the jurist...
rex tillerson

Rex Tillerson stumbled on his first swing through Asia as secretary of state by not taking a traveling press corps with him. For some reason,...
Climate

The International Energy Agency has reported that, for the third year in a row, global carbon dioxide emissions have been flat, despite the fact that in 2016...
the resistance

America dodged a bullet when Mike Flynn was compelled to resign as National Security Advisor. The logic for Flynn’s forced resignation, according to the White...