The Bernie Sanders Interview You Simply Can’t Miss
The Democratic candidate tells Rolling Stone what he’s trying to accomplish with his historic campaign; turns out Kim Jong Un’s aunt has lived in the U.S. under the radar for nearly 20 years; Donald Trump’s greatest mentor was one of Joseph McCarthy’s henchman; meanwhile, the Brazilian coup that displaced Dilma Rousseff has an image problem on its hands. These discoveries and more below.
Bernie Sanders Fights On: The Rolling Stone Interview A defiant candidate on what he’s trying to achieve.
The Secret Life of Kim Jong Un’s Aunt, Who Has Lived in the U.S. Since 1998 Wandering through Times Square, past the Naked Cowboy and the Elmos and the ticket touts, she could be any immigrant trying to live the American Dream.
“Frog and Toad”: An Amphibious Celebration of Same-Sex Love In 1974, four years after publishing his first children’s book about the close friendship between Frog and Toad, the author and illustrator Arnold Lobel told his family he was gay.
The Role of Cities in Preventing Crisis A conversation with the scholar Josef Konvitz.
How Joseph McCarthy Henchman Roy Cohn Became Donald Trump’s Mentor In the formative years of Donald Trump’s career, when he went from a rich kid working for his real estate-developing father to a top-line dealmaker in his own right, Cohn was one of the most powerful influences and helpful contacts in Trump’s life.
Yes, Hillary’s Server Was Criminal, and the DNC and Obama Could Use it to Totally Subvert Democracy Attorney and Hillary supporter Dan Metcalfe has written a particularly credible and persuasive article, “Hillary Clinton’s Emails Now Might Finally Take Her Down,” which suggests a nauseating and terrifying possibility. It all hinges on FBI Director Comey doing his job, and, most important, when.
Jill Stein Unloads on Both Parties, a Rigged system, and Dems’ Bernie ‘Sabotage’ Green Party frontrunner slams Democrats for saying the right thing to working people — but doing something else.
The Richest Families in Florence in 1427 Are Still the Richest Families in Florence The richest families in Florence, Italy, have had it good for a while—600 years to be precise.
Is It Time for Universities to Get Out of the Hospital Business? A couple of years ago, the leaders of Vanderbilt University faced a difficult decision: Their academic medical center was successful, a hub of research and life-saving treatment.
Trump Yells At Journalists for an Hour, Previews Presidential Press Conferences When Donald Trump announced that he would be giving a press conference today to discuss his misdealings with veterans groups, members of the media covering his remarks should have known they were in for a wild ride.
How Ad Blockers Have Triggered an Arms Race on the Web Ad blockers reduced revenue from online ads by $22 billion in 2014. Now publishers are fighting back in an increasingly sophisticated online battle.
The Invention of the Paper Bag Was a Triumph of Feminism How many people know where the flat-bottomed paper bag came from? Or that its invention was a triumph of feminism over patriarchy, and of brains over bullying?
Why You Should Never, Ever Use Two Spaces After a Period Can I let you in on a secret? Typing two spaces after a period is totally, completely, utterly and inarguably wrong.
Flashback: Rove Erases 22 Million White House Emails on Private Server at Height of U.S. Attorney Scandal — Media Yawns Now that they’ve taken control of Congress, Republicans are wielding power much the same way they did in the Clinton era and for the six years afterward when they controlled the White House and Congress under George W. Bush: ineptly.
Let’s Blow Up the Democrats: The Sanders Coalition Is the Future — but Requires a Third Party The Democrats’ new base doesn’t trust the party, and they’re right. Bernie’s legacy should be a new people’s party
Will 90 Become the New 60? As our lifespans have increased, so too have our active years. Can that go on?
The UK Labour Investigation of Anti-Semitism: Missing Voices Have Been Heard The inquiry which Jeremy Corbyn has set up under Shami Chakarabarti to investigate charges of anti-Semitism will be hearing eloquent Jewish voices saying unexpected things.
Trump, the GOP and Media Are Trying to Make Trump Seem ‘Normal’ There is no sense in mincing words, even at the risk of sounding alarmist: Donald Trump is an existential threat to American democracy.
The Brazilian Coup’s Image Problem After recording what was perhaps her last official address and signing a net-neutrality addendum to Brazil’s landmark 2014 Internet civil rights legislation (the Marco Civil da Internet), Dilma Rousseff was temporarily removed from the office of president of Brazil.Wait, before you go…
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