Doug Jones’s victory and a new play drawing on Nina Simone’s songs illustrate the opportunities and challenges we face in 2018.
Sidney Blumenthal's new volume in his biography of Lincoln explores the role of leadership in the remaking of American politics in the 1850s.
Will the increasing prevalence of intermarriage lead to broader empathy and understanding?
Fifty years may separate the riots in the two cities, but the root causes and the remedies remain the same.
Yo-Yo Ma's celebrated project for global understanding through music runs into Donald Trump's sour note.
Everyone looked at Hedy Lamarr; no one saw a tech genius. After all, she was beautiful. A new film tells her story.
E.B. White’s barnyard fable remains a striking symbol of social justice in Trump’s America.
Joan Didion’s notebooks on her 1970 trip through the South offer a ghostly assessment of our current times.
A new book highlights the decline of male employment.
The real strike against a culture of sexual intimidation would be for British regulators to deny Fox’s bid for a satellite company.
The surprising impact of popular movements on judicial doctrines
Advertisers are fleeing his show and his future is in doubt. Here's why it's happening now, when he used to be invulnerable.
How Jane Jacobs took on the planners—and how her legacy is at risk.
As the political class in Washington, D.C., struggles to carve a path of resistance to the incoming Trump administration, artists are leading the way. Institutional players in liberal politics should pay attention.
Where Bruce comes from, and how he got here.