Liberalism

ilhan omar

Don’t hold your breath for an Ilhan Omar upset

August 10, 2020 1:47 pm

Omar isn’t going anywhere

vp pick

There is no ‘do no harm’ VP pick

August 10, 2020 8:56 am

Kamala Harris or Susan Rice would do little to energize Biden’s campaign

gen z gop

Meet Gen Z GOP, a group of confused liberals

August 8, 2020 2:06 pm

The years-old progressivism of the new ‘Republican’ kids on the block

biden basement

Hidin’ Biden’s basement convention

August 6, 2020 1:45 pm

The former VP oscillates between alarming porousness and inexplicable hostility

Jbiden ohn Podesta speaks on stage at former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton's election night event

Top Democrats contemplate civil war if Biden loses

August 6, 2020 7:09 am

Yet the media still only talks about Trump not accepting the result

peak biden

Have we passed peak Biden?

August 3, 2020 1:12 pm

The public are now focused principally on the economy — which is good news for Trump

rbg

A look into the post-RBG world of American politics

July 31, 2020 4:01 pm

Spoiler alert: not much will change

big tech

Four main takeaways from the House’s Big Tech antitrust sideshow

July 30, 2020 5:55 pm

No one in Congress over the age of 50 should be sitting on a committee overseeing ‘Big Tech’

riots

Riots for thee, but not for me

July 30, 2020 4:21 pm

Not In My Back Yard

masochist

Has Trump turned you into a masochist?

July 30, 2020 3:21 pm

Today’s progressive kink is pain inflicted by the President

ted wheeler

Tear gas Ted: the mayor manning Portland’s barricades

July 29, 2020 11:51 pm

Beyond the protests, he’s a case study in privilege

biden

The real Joe Biden: what would his presidency look like?

July 29, 2020 11:23 pm

Whatever he says or does, his lead in the polls keeps growing

kamala harris

Kamala Harris is an awful VP pick DRAFT DON’T PUBLISH

July 29, 2020 2:55 pm

Biden remembers who Kamala Harris is, right?

joe biden

Biden is not the president America needs

July 29, 2020 9:43 am

First, he is old. Second, he is old-school

san francisco

San Francisco in decay

July 29, 2020 8:39 am

Somewhere on the rebound from the tough-on-crime 1990s, criminal law lost its teeth

clement attlee

The ghost of Clement Attlee

July 28, 2020 9:53 am

It is culture more than actual achievement that accounts for Attlee’s popular obscurity

olivia de havilland

Olivia de Havilland’s Red Scare

July 28, 2020 9:26 am

She was not an anti-communist in spite of being a liberal, she was an anti-communist because she was a liberal

elites revolution

The mock revolution of the elites

July 28, 2020 8:39 am

Progressive liberals get a psychic reward from incanting the right words

oligarchy

Same old same old

July 26, 2020 10:50 am

Politics is less bedeviled by the age of the parties’ leaders than by the staleness of the parties’ programs

obama

Obama’s disappearing legacy

July 24, 2020 11:56 am

What exactly did he achieve?

economist

The Economist should be more like Walt Whitman

July 23, 2020 12:51 pm

The paper’s election modeling betrays an undercurrent of anxiety

gretchen whitmer

Gretchen Whitmer’s white fragility

July 22, 2020 6:43 pm

The Michigan governor is mandating implicit bias training for healthcare workers during a pandemic. Why?

kamau marshall

Biden’s comms director doesn’t hate women — but he does suck at his job

July 21, 2020 5:54 pm

What would you expect from a Director of Strategic Communications?

biden

What will Biden do?

July 21, 2020 11:48 am

Prepare for four more years of executive disappointment

A naked protester sits in front of police

LA Times thirsts after ‘Naked Athena’

July 21, 2020 8:58 am

It’s getting hot under Richard Read’s face mask