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Robert Kraft and the so-called sex trafficking ‘sting’

October 14, 2019 5:00 pm

The New England Patriots owner’s case continues to spotlight prosecutorial overreach

The best comedy is the type that makes white people feel terrible about themselves

October 14, 2019 12:22 pm

Many sensitive souls find the sound of merriment jarring

Hog wild in Indiantown

October 14, 2019 10:18 am

Armed with a lever-action rifle, some elephant-gun slugs and a pack of six dogs, we set out into the brush

ETF, WTF?

October 13, 2019 2:25 pm

Regulators – both in the USA and Europe – are voicing concern over exchange traded fund liquidity

How to define a dog

October 12, 2019 4:35 pm

The variousness of dogs has ever been a leitmotif of dictionary discussions

Notes on…riding

October 12, 2019 4:17 pm

We have forgotten not just the use of horses, but also their value to our wellbeing

CNN’s LGBT Town Hall collapses into trans madness

October 11, 2019 2:00 pm

In its quest for every gender on the spectrum, the network couldn’t even find a single top to stuff into the audience

Hipsters are getting high on an alcohol-free cocktail

October 11, 2019 1:20 pm

Kin has become popular as swatches of America veer towards sinless living and self-care

A great time in the Faddisphere

October 11, 2019 11:50 am

Faddis took a break, sat down on a chair onstage near me, then started blowing along with the band again

Don’t blame oil and coal companies for climate change

October 11, 2019 10:50 am

If climate change is a crisis, or even just a challenge, it is one in which we are all implicated

Why Roy Cohn is not one of the world’s most evil men

October 10, 2019 12:24 pm

He may have had a gruff exterior but I always thought he was gooey inside

A work of pure, undiluted genius

October 10, 2019 9:21 am

Succession reviewed

Puritanism is back…and welcome to it

October 9, 2019 1:18 pm

Martyrdom has become ‘inclusive’

Why do Americans and Brits write about alcohol so differently?

October 9, 2019 12:31 pm

American drink writing tends to be self-flagellating: the recovering alcoholic’s remembrance of sins past

I am a part of Batavia, New York

October 9, 2019 12:00 pm

My friend Henry W. Clune used to say that all he ever really wanted was to appear considerable in the eyes of his hometown

Hillary beat Trump once, she can do it again

October 9, 2019 11:31 am

Imagine waking up each day, knowing that a strong empowered woman was in the White House

Facebook’s fake news problem is about more than just ads

October 8, 2019 5:43 pm

Chris Hughes’s attack on his co-founder won’t stop the spread of misinformation

Would UBI actually work in America?

October 8, 2019 12:25 pm

There is an ill-defined and naive hope that UBI will solve whatever particular political bogeyman is brought to the party

Who killed the American arts?

October 8, 2019 12:00 pm

The decline from Duke Ellington and Aretha Franklin to A$AP Rocky and Lizzo is a slide from civilization to barbarism

The gilded rage: why is America so angry?

October 7, 2019 12:10 pm

Most Americans now believe it is ‘healthier’ to unleash their negative feelings than to bottle them up

Space is the place – for war

October 6, 2019 3:11 pm

Foreign hackers have broken codes that are integral to the effectiveness of satellites

Impeach Boris Johnson

October 6, 2019 9:36 am

Boris makes enthusiastic speeches, which is an obvious parallel to the speeches Mussolini made

Grade A: what Adderall has taught me

October 5, 2019 1:19 pm

‘Come to think of it, no. I’ve never had a patient, once prescribed, go off them’

The alternative media has censorship problems too

October 5, 2019 12:56 pm

It is not especially unusual for figures in the alternative media to use the power of law to silence criticism

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