Category: USA

An AI Deal as a Diplomatic Weapon

A relatively small deal — by Microsoft’s standards, anyway — is leading to big geopolitical…

War: An Opportunity for Spending?

Liz Wolfe at Reason: Republicans confirmed yesterday that House Speaker Mike Johnson (R–La.) plans to attempt to…

The New World (Dis)order

Irshad Salim, Karachi: Back in the summer of 2020, I drew an illustration on a…

The Case For Multiparty Democracy

by Jerry Cayford: It’s a book about how our political system fell into this downward…

It was Like ‘The Twilight Zone,’ But With O.J., it Was All Too Real

Rick Cleveland at Mississippi Today: No telling how many times this sports writer has made…

The Fire-Breather Tucker Carlson and His Alma Mater St. George’s

By Jack Sullivan at Air Mail: Like all speakers of truth, Tucker Swanson McNear Carlson…

Governing the Ungovernable

Jess Bidgood at The New York Times: When members of Congress return to Washington from…

What’s Inside the President’s Nuclear Football

Annie Jacobsen at Time: Nuclear threats have reemerged on the world stage. Frequently, Vladimir Putin…

Meeting The QAnon Shaman

Frederick Kaufman at Harper’s Magazine: Jacob Angeli-Chansley, the man the media has dubbed the QAnon…

Is it Time to End Arms Sales to Israel?

Today’s Big Question from The Week: America’s longtime military support for Israel is suddenly in…

Why Americans Love to Hate Harvard

Derek Bok in Harvard Magazine: IN DECEMBER, the presidents of Harvard, Penn, and MIT were summoned…

Americans Don’t Want a Dictatorship, But They’re Creating One Anyway

by J. D. Tuccille at the Rattler, a Reason newsletter: Whether a glass is half…