Articles in Editor’s Notes
The internal ideological climate of Current Affairs has become intolerable. I can bear it no longer.
Destroying each other is both satisfying and futile.
The invasion of the Capitol was a farce. But it should still terrify us. The lessons of history need to be learned.
How can people fervently believe in something so transparently flimsy, and how do we preserve our connection to reality in a world of informational chaos?
Amazon is becoming a giant private government with the power to direct the economy.
Understanding how we can be manipulated helps us pull back the curtain on charlatans and can even protect democracy.
Matthew Yglesias’ “One Billion Americans” argues that America needs more people because America must be the best. But why be the “best”? And what is “America”?
It might not be Trump himself. But we still haven’t seen the last of the politics he represents. Don’t get comfortable.
Congressional Democrats can tut at Republicans all they want, and Republicans will laugh and keep slowly seizing control of the country’s institutions.
A new profile confirms that AOC is smart, dedicated, and impressive. But she’s also proof that very ordinary people can do extraordinary things.
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