Once Republicans became the party of fantasies and tantrums and putting on a show, Marjorie Taylor Greene was inevitable

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Redesigning life for the post-pandemic world: #1 in a series

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And why Mank, a movie about the making of Citizen Kane, got more Oscar nominations than any other movie this year

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Unlike the “cultural populism” that costs them nothing, the GOP’s rich rulers can’t abide real share-the-wealth populism


How an article about genomic sequencing led to an afternoon playing around with AI branding tools


I have seen the post-pandemic future: we all get superpowers, but they’re probably only temporary, so enjoy them while you can


The next step after Covid relief: relieving employers of health insurance costs — and allowing them to finally pay workers $15/hour


Talkin’ ‘bout my g-g-g-generation — and why we need to redraw the boundary lines

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In 2008, the court’s watershed Second Amendment decision made right-wing militias’ fantasies seem real

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Just a few years ago, name-brand conservative thinkers were worrying about America’s shortage of righteous lunatics

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Kurt Andersen

Award-winning, bestselling author (Evil Geniuses, Fantasyland, True Believers, Heyday, Turn of the Century) and creator of media (Studio 360, Inside, SPY).

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