Among the many bitter lessons driven home by Donald Trump’s rise to power is this: the political media, for all of its hand-wringing about impartiality, is extremely susceptible to creating reality, rather than portraying it.
Let’s say you’re out on the town one night, thinking you’re cool and fly as always, and you get your ass whooped by a “celeb.” How do you like that, tough guy? Now you face a big old quandary.
WASHINGTON, DC—There was just one moment when I thought I might see a white supremacist get killed. There were two of them, a man and a woman, the only two real live enemies I saw the entire day. Both were sagging in late middle age, both plump, both with long, gray hair, the man with a beard. Both, for reasons I do…
If you are a racist—or, far more likely, a Very Nice Person who just tolerates and enables racism through inaction—there is absolutely nothing you love more than an opportunity for a good old false equivalence. And today is Bret Stephens’ lucky day!
The Big Easy can be hard. New Orleans has more than 1,300 homeless residents. They can tell you how it is.
Bill Nelson is Florida’s Democratic Senator, a man who has few distinguishing characteristics except this: He is always ostentatiously demonstrating his physical fitness. Fine then. Let’s do this.
Due in large part to a centuries-long system of slavery, racial terrorism, and institutionalized discrimination, the average black household in America has less than a dime for every dollar a white household has. But guess who is more generous when it comes to charity donations?
Before too long, a reporter will become a direct casualty of the Trump era.
Often, the best way to find out what is really happening at a huge company is to ask the employees themselves. That’s what we did. And we’ve added it all up.
If you want to see clearly the actual aims of business, look at what their lobbying arms do. It is nothing but bribe-based rent-seeking covered by a thin, grimy layer of propaganda.
While our national economic discussion centers largely around slogans about WINNING and, on the other side, timid technocratic pablum, it is useful to keep in mind this fact: multinational corporations are robbing the entire world blind.
Mark Janus, an employee of the state of Illinois, agreed to be the plaintiff in a lawsuit funded by right wing business interests designed to destroy public unions. Now he’s getting his payoff.
Sometimes you’re out in public and someone walks through a door ahead of you and because they want to be nice, they hold the door open for you. So far so good..................... or is it?
Nancy Pelosi. Chuck Schumer. The Clintons. The Kennedys. The faithful leaders we have known so long. We thank you for your service. Now get out.
Following substantial layoffs and anti-union sermonizing from the CEO, the newsroom staff at Buzzfeed’s UK office has voted overwhelmingly against unionizing with the National Union of Journalists.
Surely... surely... this will be the time when the Republicans draw the line.
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Last night, moist establishmentarian Jon Chait got viciously BOFA’d on Twitter, to the delight of millions. But let’s not allow the perfection of that burn to completely distract us from the remarkable weaksauceness of Chait’s decision to tweet at all—which should not go unchallenged in a civilized society.