Valerie Jarrett on Roseanne Barr’s racist insult: ‘Tone starts at the top.’

Valerie Jarrett, who was an adviser to President Barack Obama, on Tuesday associated President Trump with the racist insult that Roseanne Barr directed at her earlier in the day and which led to the actress/comedian’s show… Read More

Noah Berlatsky : The Trump effect: New study connects white American intolerance and support for authoritarianism

Since the founding of the United States, politicians and pundits have warned that partisanship is a danger to democracy. George Washington, in his Farewell Address, worried that political parties, or factions, could “allow cunning, ambitious… Read More

What Did the FBI Do in 2016 About Russian Connections to Donald Trump?

No story is hotter across America this Memorial Day weekend than what the Federal Bureau of Investigation did—and did not do—in 2016 about Russian connections to Donald J. Trump. As the summer enjoys its unofficial… Read More