A response to Krystal Ball and Saagar Enjeti.
Despite corporate attempts to co-opt it, the holiday is a powerful counterpoint to the Fourth of July that demands a continuing rebirth of freedom.
Is it “lazy” to not want to do meaningless work?
It’s a bad idea to listen to right-wingers who claim to be on the side of “the people.” Usually it turns out they want to crush the people by force.
Amid a host of other disasters, the collapse of two dams in Northern Michigan may have seemed like a relatively minor apocalypse. But, as dam expert Varsha Venkatasubramanian points out, what we saw in Michigan is only the beginning.