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immigration

What Trump 'Closing the Border' Might Actually Look Like

The president seems to want to stop asylum seekers from coming to the US—which could spark legal challenges and cause problems at the border.
Harry Cheadle
11.27.18
Film

'The Oath' Captures How Politics Is Ruining Our Relationships

Ike Barinholtz's new movie explores the horrors of Thanksgiving dinners in dire political times.
Eve Peyser
10.17.18
foreign policy

How to Fix America's Broken Imperial Foreign Policy After Trump

Jeffrey Sachs has a vision of how the world can work based on alliances and international law.
Eoin Higgins
10.11.18
politics

For Politics to Get Less Tribal, the Republicans Have to Lose

Norm Ornstein, America's preeminent scholar of partisanship, doesn't see an easy path forward.
Eve Peyser
10.9.18
Culture

A Former Famous Person Explains How Being Famous Is Awful

In her new book, former sitcom star Justine Bateman explains how being famous completely altered her reality.
Jamie Lee Curtis Taete
9.28.18
politics

A Supreme Court Expert Explains How We Got Into This Mess

"Things never get better."
Eve Peyser
9.28.18
Books

This Artist Turns Book Collections Into Quietly Powerful Paintings

In her new book 'Bibliophile,' Jane Mount paints the most iconic indie bookstores and makes hand-painted book recommendations by genre.
Nicole Clark
9.25.18
politics

Cynthia Nixon on Her Run for Governor and What It Means to Be a Miranda

"I was a daughter for a long time and then I became a mother," she said. "I became more comfortable with the idea of my own opinion mattering and being able to say it out loud."
Eve Peyser
9.10.18
Fashion

This Author Explains Everything You Should Know About Lingerie

Cora Harrington's mission is to help everyone find the lingerie they're looking for.
Nicole Clark
8.23.18
true crime

This 'Snake' of a Mafia Boss Was First Accused of Murder At 17

He may have helped inspire 'West Side Story' and 'The Godfather,' and continued running things after he was locked up.
Seth Ferranti
8.22.18
politics

The Chapo Trap House Guys Think the Problem Isn't Russia, It's Republicans

The podcast hosts have a new book, and they don't have many nice things to say about Democrats either.
Justin Caffier
8.17.18
lqbtq

Trans Instagram Star Wen Neale Is a Refreshing Face of Male Beauty

The model and YouTuber has more than 35K followers, thanks to his unique style, candid confessions, and quirky sense of humor.
Nicole Clark
7.27.18
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