The Singularity’s not coming to save us, but that doesn’t stop the world’s worst people from trying to bring it about.
The creator of Harry Potter could imagine the most marvelous fictional universe in children’s literature—yet she can’t imagine the inner lives of transgender people or the radical expansion of political possibilities.
The late left broadcaster was a pioneer in smart, accessible, funny political media. His work is a model for us all.
They were just a particularly striking symbol of a city built on grotesque racial and economic inequality.
Having principles is not an indulgence. It’s essential if we’re going to be better than the right.