Dispatches From the Culture Wars - July 31, 2018
- Privatizing Poverty - Kim Phillips-Fein (The Baffler)
- There Is No Silent Centrist Majority - Sarah Jones (The New Republic)
- Michael Anton’s Op-Ed on Ending Birthright Citizenship Is Racist, Ahistorical Gobbledygook - Mark Joseph Stern (Slate)
- Why Trump’s Hawks Back the MEK Terrorist Cult - Trita Parsi (New York Review of Books)
- In the Land of Willful Amnesia - Megan Garber (The Atlantic)
- Two Scholars Resign Posts Over Hiring of Ex-Trump Official - Susan Svrluga (Washington Post)
By Kim Phillips-Fein
The poor are trapped within a social panopticon that permits and feeds on their constant observation.
By Sarah Jones
July 24, 2018
The New Republic
The base of the Democratic Party is much further to the left than moderates recognize.
By Mark Joseph Stern
July 19, 2018
Anton’s op-ed is disingenuous and flat-out wrong.
By Trita Parsi
July 20, 2018
New York Review of Books
The MEK pays tens of thousands of dollars in speaking fees to US officials. Bolton, in particular, is a long-time paid supporter of the MEK.
By Megan Garber
July 26, 2018
Americans are constantly being asked—and constantly being primed—to forget.
By Susan Svrluga
July 30, 2018
Two leading historians resigned Monday from the University of Virginia’s Miller Center to protest the appointment of a former Trump administration official to a senior fellowship.