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Robin DiAngelo Wants White Progressives to Look Inward
The author of “White Fragility” discusses her new book, “Nice Racism.”
By Isaac ChotinerJuly 14, 2021
Redefining Populism
A political philosopher offers a new way of looking at Donald Trump, Narendra Modi, Jair Bolsonaro, and other right-wing leaders.
By Isaac ChotinerJuly 9, 2021
Jalen Rose on the N.B.A. Playoffs
The sports commentator and former pro basketball player discusses a difficult season and the state of the game.
By Isaac ChotinerJuly 1, 2021
The Collapse of American Identity
In a new book, the journalist George Packer argues that the country is divided into four warring factions.
By Isaac ChotinerJune 29, 2021
When Parents Forbid the COVID Vaccine
A teen-ager explains how his parents’ resistance to vaccination has strained their family life, and the options he’s explored for receiving the shot without their permission.
By David RemnickJune 28, 2021
Can Congress Insure Fair Elections?
The legal scholar Rick Hasen discusses the dangers of election subversion and voter suppression.
By Isaac ChotinerJune 24, 2021
The Politics of Supreme Court Retirements
Amid calls for Justice Stephen Breyer to step down, the legal scholar Noah Feldman considers politics, partisanship, and the Court.
By Isaac ChotinerJune 22, 2021
The Trump Administration’s Extraordinary Leak Investigations
A Times reporter on the news that Democrats’ and reporters’ phone data were seized by the Justice Department.
By Isaac ChotinerJune 16, 2021
Why the Marriage-Equality Movement Succeeded
The author of “The Engagement” discusses the activists, politicians, and judicial figures who found themselves at the forefront of the battle over same-sex marriage.
By Isaac ChotinerJune 10, 2021
The Purpose of Political Correctness
A conversation with the columnist Nesrine Malik about who makes the changing rules of public speech.
By Isaac ChotinerJune 3, 2021
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