How TV paved America’s road to Trump

How TV paved America’s road to Trump

Donald Trump est l’émission que nous ne pouvons pas éteindre, l’accident de voiture dont nous ne pouvons pas détourner le regard, le cycle de nouvelles auquel nous ne pouvons pas échapper. Il y a trop de raisons pour lesquelles nous sommes arrivés ici pour résumer en une seule explication. Mais l’une des raisons de l’ascendance … Read more

A DHS agency said America’s elections were secure. So Trump fired its leader.

A DHS agency said America’s elections were secure. So Trump fired its leader.

President Donald Trump sacked Chris Krebs, who headed the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) on Tuesday evening, days after the agency, responsible for protecting elections, called the election presidential of 2020 from America’s Safest. history.” Trump did it because the agency – and the Krebs staff – defending the integrity … Read more

Keeler: Kawhi’s a Monstar. The Nuggets are the Bad News Bears. And Michael Malone’s built an underdog that America’s falling in love with.

Kiszla: Nuggets might not win championship rings, but they’re already NBA kings of Groundhog Day

Monstars vs. The Bad News Bears. Game 7. Winner gets LeBron. “I almost feel like we’re The Bad News Bears and I’m Coach Buttermaker,” Nuggets coach Michael Malone offered on the eve of Tuesday’s showdown with the big, bad Los Angeles Clippers. “We’re a team that nobody really looks at and takes us seriously. And … Read more

11 ways to fix America’s fundamentally broken democracy

11 ways to fix America’s fundamentally broken democracy

The United States has a president who received nearly 3 million fewer votes than his Democratic opponent. Currently, over half the country lives in just nine states, which means that less than half of the population controls 82 percent of the Senate. It also means that Republicans hold a majority in the Senate despite the … Read more

How Cuties, a French Netflix movie, became part of America’s culture war

How Cuties, a French Netflix movie, became part of America’s culture war

Sometimes, a movie is just a movie. And sometimes, a movie becomes an unexpected flashpoint in the ever-escalating culture wars. That’s what has happened with Cuties, a French movie released this week on Netflix. The film is about a young girl in a devoutly religious family who chafes against her upbringing and wants to join … Read more

Black Republicans, Donald Trump, and America’s “George Floyd moment”

Black Republicans, Donald Trump, and America’s “George Floyd moment”

The Republican Party began losing the Black vote around 1936. Since then, Republicans have commissioned reports, hired consultants, and spent huge sums of campaign dollars trying to win back Black voters. The project continues today: This year’s Republican National Convention presented a lineup of speakers far more diverse than the Republican Party itself, making the … Read more

Why Trump shouldn’t compare America’s Covid-19 outbreak to New Zealand’s, in one chart

Why Trump shouldn’t compare America’s Covid-19 outbreak to New Zealand’s, in one chart

President Donald Trump keeps claiming that New Zealand’s Covid-19 outbreak is really bad — even though America’s own epidemic, by every single measurement, completely overshadows New Zealand’s. Trump, at a press conference on Wednesday, again brought up New Zealand: “New Zealand, by the way, had a big outbreak, and other countries that were held up … Read more

How the radical British suffragettes influenced America’s campaign for the women’s vote

How the radical British suffragettes influenced America’s campaign for the women’s vote

Emmeline Pankhurst, the British suffragette leader known for her combative — and sometimes violent — activism, took the stage at Madison Square Garden in New York City on the evening of October 21, 1913. She stood before a raucous crowd of about 3,000 people, many of whom had paid $2.50 for a ticket to hear … Read more

Kiszla: Hassle-free COVID tests for NBA superstars proof America’s priorities out of whack

Kiszla: Hassle-free COVID tests for NBA superstars proof America’s priorities out of whack

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Before I can so much as press my nose against the glass of the NBA bubble for a peek inside, it’s required that I have a cotton swab do a 360-degree dunk in both my nostrils. Bright and early Tuesday morning, immediately after anxiously chugging a cup of coffee, I … Read more