Culture war

distancing

What we need is social media distancing

July 1, 2020 9:45 am

Social media brings out the worst in us because the algorithm rewards us for being tribal, divisive and emotional

lego

Lego, George Floyd and the politics of playtime

June 5, 2020 1:09 pm

Surely there should be some spaces in life untouched by political concerns?

resistance

COVID-19 vs the American spirit of resistance

April 27, 2020 7:04 am

Americans are polarized in their attitudes to risk

fake problems

Real problems erase fake ones

April 23, 2020 2:38 pm

Should unemployment skyrocket in the US, the fracas over Confederate monuments will evaporate

wuhan lululemon

Forget China: people are mad at Lululemon instead

April 21, 2020 6:35 pm

The bat fried rice hits the fan

body positivity fat

Body positivity’s big silence

April 11, 2020 1:25 pm

Fat people of all colors, ages, genders and sexualities need to be extra careful

bats trust

Monkeys, bats and Britain’s national trust

April 9, 2020 12:22 am

When a real problem came, there wasn’t much time for the people with imaginary ones

purpose

In this strange new world, where do we find purpose?

March 26, 2020 3:14 pm

There is a risk that this virus will become something that absorbs all of our time, thoughts and energies

culture

Please, please let COVID-19 kill the culture wars

March 20, 2020 2:46 pm

Is it so much to ask?

doubling down

‘Doubling down’ is Donald Trump’s greatest triumph

July 24, 2019 6:42 am

The president is becoming a symbol of good for everyone who does not think he is a symbol of evil

biden 2020

Would the Democrats rather win in 2020, or eat themselves alive?

April 2, 2019 5:29 pm

If Joe Biden is packing because of these ‘accusations’, Trump will triumph

tucker carlson media matters

Tucker Carlson’s show hits #1 spot

March 15, 2019 4:18 pm

Advertisers may be nervous over the Media Matters fight. Viewers are loving it