Patriotism

Essays

Somehow Nickelback Made Ice Cube's Meathead Racing Flick 'Torque' a Classic

Fifteen years after its release, we look back on the sappy bro soundtracks that defined the nativist exceptionalism of the post-9/11 years.
Gary Suarez
1.25.19
Patriotism

Trump is thrilled that NFL players can’t kneel during the anthem anymore

But he doesn't think the NFL rule goes far enough: "Maybe they shouldn't be in the country."
Christianna Silva
5.24.18
entertainment

Sarah Silverman: Patriotism Is "Perverted"

Fresh off the first season of her new Hulu show, the comic veteran shares her regrets and hopes.
Hope Reese
12.18.17
POP CULTURE

Jay Baruchel Is Living the Canadian Dream

‘There is bloody, sexy, vital shit at every time of our history. We just don't know about it.’
Amil Niazi
9.14.17
Canada 150

There’s a Canada Worth Celebrating, But We’re Not There Yet

Canada 150 feels like a bust, as it should.
Drew Brown
6.30.17
Photography

Photos of Small Children Handling Large Rifles

Jan Rogalo headed to the Polish city of Gdańsk to document an event advertised as "Children's Day With A Bang".
Jan Rogalo
6.14.17
england

What It Means to Be English in 2017

As Brexit Britain fractures, UKIP are hoping to make a revival of Englishness their version of "Make America Great Again".
Angus Harrison
2.27.17
tv

'24: Legacy' and the Complicated Issue of Minority Patriotism Under Trump

The fact that the show pits one maligned demographic against another is both provocative and grossly ill-timed.
Dave Schilling
2.9.17
Patriotism

Stephen A. Smith Points Out NFL's Paid Patriotism Problem

NFL players only started appearing on field for the national anthem in 2009, which puts the whole Colin Kaepernick controversy in a new light.
Patrick Sauer
9.14.16
Internet Exploring

Justin Bieber Covering the Tragically Hip's "Wheat Kings" Puts the Maple Leaf in the Canadian Flag

God keep our brand (and wheat) glorious and free.
Phil Witmer
9.7.16
PROTESTS

Why the Sports World Can't Handle Colin Kaepernick's Protest

Colin Kaepernick's protest was always going to go badly for him.
Sean Newell
8.30.16
katerina stewart

Katerina Stewart Quit Pro Tennis for the Army, Will it Derail Her Career?

Katerina Stewart made the bold and patriotic to forego the women's pro tennis circuit to serve her country, but her career might not always be there.
Patrick Sauer
8.24.16
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