Voldemort Politics  

“I don’t even say his name,” the finance bro told me as we made awkward small talk at the birthday party. Not that we would need to. He’s Donald J. Drumpf, Adolf Twitler, Covfefe in Chief, and whatever else the …





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Joy Amid the Ruins  

Amid the wreckage of the Trump administration, growing numbers of people are discovering solidarity—democratic socialism, even. Their vision may be radical. But have you seen the alternative?



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Jargon or Clickbait?  

Once an academic conceit, the term “neoliberalism” has long since gone viral, helping to faciliate a generational shift in popular discourse.





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Pride and Prejudice  

Recent disavowals of Trump may not exculpate his early supporters. But they press the question: what would a real populism look like?





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The Culture Wars Aren’t Over  

You can’t call a truce on social issues in one breath if you’re going to gripe about identity politics in the next—especially when “identity politics” means any discussion about the realities of racism in the United States.