America Can't Ignore Afghanistan
Exclusive: Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan says the Taliban can be a partner for peace, not a terrorist threat - if the U.S. stays engaged.
Black Hairstyles Need Protection
In most U.S. states, employers and schools are allowed to discriminate against box braids, locs, and other traditional styles. A coalition of activists and legislators has started to change that.
CIA Creates Working Group on China as Threats Keep Rising
China is an especially difficult challenge for the U.S. intelligence community.
Simone Biles – ‘I Should Have Quit Way Before Tokyo'
For Simone Biles, walking away was an act of self-reclamation.
California 1st to Set Quota Limits for Retailers like Amazon
California became the first state to bar megaretailers from firing warehouse workers for missing quotas that interfere with bathroom and rest breaks under a new law signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom that grew from Amazon’s drive to speed goods to consumers more quickly.
We Wanted Flying Cars. Instead We Got Targeted Ads, More Surveillance, Insurrectionists, and Peter Thiel
An exclusive excerpt from The Contrarian, a new biography
“Covid Zero” kept Australia safe, if isolated, for 18 months. Now its states are split over how to move on
Where Is Our Paradise of Guilt-Free Sex?
Half a century after the sexual revolution, we still haven’t reconciled what we should want with what we do want.
What Have We Learned?
We will never forget 9/11. But a more interesting question at the 20th anniversary is, what should we remember—or more...
The U.N.'s Own Humanitarian Crisis
Four years after promising to address its internal “scourge” of sexual assault and abuse, the massive, multinational, extralegal institution remains in conflict with itself.
Biden's Benghazi Moment
How the deadly Kabul AIRPORT ATTACK and bungled Afghanistan pullout could HAUNT HIS PRESIDENCY–and cost him the midterms.
Was ‘Chaos-istan' Inevitable?
How Biden's influence during the Obama administration had long-lasting effects
When The State Is Absent
A year after Beirut’s devastating port blast, the government is AWOL— so the people have stepped in to rebuild
Fighting Terrorism from Afar
Can Joe Biden’s ‘over-the-horizon’ strategy in Afghanistan keep America safe? Defense experts are skeptical
Mistakes Were Made: 9/11 At 20
We should also acknowledge that a pervasive question after 9/11—“Why do they hate us?”—was the wrong question.
DEA Still Insists Marijuana Has No ‘Accepted Medical Use'
DEA still maintains that the plant belongs in Schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act (CSA), a category supposedly reserved for especially dangerous drugs with no accepted medical use.
Do We Really Need New Anti-Asian Hate Crime Laws?
A holistic look at the data shatters the narrative about bias-based violence.
Everything is Infrastructure Now
How spending got out of control and words lost their meaning
Cynthia Lummis, Crypto Queen Of The U.S. Senate
The Wyoming Republican explains why she’s long on bitcoin.
What happens when a community bail fund stops paying bail and starts trying to abolish it?
Cubans Rose Up. America Should Step Up.
After thousands of Cubans poured into the streets in early July to protest the island nation’s Communist government, President Joe Biden said America “stands firmly” with the people of Cuba.
He built a platform that can summon 60,000 people for uprisings on demand. He’s running to become governor of Idaho. Inside Ammon Bundy’s crusade to liberate the West.
Mad As Hell
What’s fueling America’s political rage?
Us Lawyers Appeal UK Decision To Block Assange Extradition
Lawyers acting on behalf of the U.S. government this week challenged a British judge’s decision to block the extradition of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to face espionage charges in the United States, arguing that assessments of Assange’s mental health should be reviewed.
White Progressives in Pursuit of Racial Virtue
What two new books reveal about the moral limits of anti-racist self-help
The 9/11 Century
Twenty years on, how should we think about the worst terrorist attack in American history?
‘Going Against Trump Is the Death Knell'
Six months after the Capitol riot, the 10 GOP representatives who voted to Impeach Donald Trump are fighting for their political lives
Everyone In San Francisco Has Something To Say About Chesa
Chesa Boudin, the son of Weathermen radicals, is the nation’s most progressive prosecutor in one of the country’s most liberal cities. And now, 18 months into his term, many residents are trying to throw him out.
86 minutes with … Kathryn Garcia
The bureaucrat enters a new phase of life: political celebrity.
Daniel Everette Hale – Call Me a Traitor
Daniel Hale was an Air Force intelligence analyst who hated American empire, found Edward Snowden too compromising, and taught us almost everything we know about the drone war. The documents he leaked were published in 2015. Then he waited. Nothing changed.