September 2, 2015
Miss Piggy regularly beat him up, and everyone thought it was funny. Not anymore.
Obama is right: Our glaciers are vanishing. The evidence is overwhelming.
She must be punished severely for denying marriage licenses to gay couples.
Rushdie’s new novel aims to skewer superstition and belief—but gets lost in its own games
Greg Grandin's new book shows Kissinger compulsively drawn towards action for its own sake.
September 1, 2015
Turning amateurs into pros won’t stop the exploitation of football and basketball players.
Jeb Bush is hoping to pull a Mitt Romney, but 2016 isn't likely to play out like 2012 did.
Too much homework can have negative health effects on kids, and offers little reward.
An inside look into digital media's recent unionization efforts.
August 31, 2015
We should listen to the life of a song, not its singer.
The president has made climate change a centerpiece of his presidency, but environmentalists aren't happy.
The Virginia shooter's manifesto has a lot in common with those of past killers.
The government is more concerned with punishing sex workers than protecting them from abuse.
The discrepancy between worker productivity and hourly wages is the largest it's ever been. Why?
In the wake of disaster, a writer listens to the voice in his head.
August 30, 2015
A small band of determined academics have set out to persuade the Supreme Court to undo the New Deal—and have almost won.
Was the Supreme Court using its powers properly? Did its decisions reflect any real Constitutional principles?
August 28, 2015
The fact that Donald Trump is pulling any Evangelicals says a lot about the state of the Republican Party.
Hurricane Katrina was not the first time a lack of foresight has caused flooding to disproportionately affect low-resource communities in the United States.
They are now openly contemplating the possibility that Donald Trump could win.
Efforts to push gun control in Congress have failed, but smaller reforms are taking hold in the states.
Queen of Earth gives us Elena Ferrante’s women trapped in a Lars von Trier film.
I'm an investigative journalist. So when my email appeared in the Ashley Madison leak, I had to find out why.
The Weekly Standard editor has gone from being Trump-curious, to anti-Trump, to, in his own words, “anti-anti-Trump.”
Plus: UPS for breastmilk, and new post-baby perks for management consultants.