Category Archives: The New Yorker

The Distinct Political Paths of Barack Obama and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

 Benjamin Wallace-Wells of The New Yorker – There isn’t an obvious place for Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in the current Democratic effort, which is trying to persuade voters that an expansive agenda is common sense. Continue…

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Joe Biden’s Faith in America

 Benjamin Wallace-Wells in The New Yorker – Joe Biden emphasized the country’s character in his first speech as President-elect. Continue…

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What If You Could Do It All Over?

The uncanny allure of our unlived lives. Joshua Rothman in The New Yorker – Imagining our alternate selves can be fuel for fantasy or fodder for regret. Once, in another life, I was…  Continue…

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Democracy hangs in the balance: How to Stop a Power Grab

 Andrew Marantz of the New Yorker – As democracy hangs in the balance, activists are drawing lessons from the study of civil resistance. About a week before Election Day, Erica Chenoweth, the Berthold Beitz Professor in Human Rights and International … Continue reading

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Joe Biden’s Faith in America

Benjamin Wallace-Wells of The New Yorker – Joe Biden emphasized the country’s character on Saturday, in his first speech as President-elect. It made sense to begin with Kamala Harris. The joyful celebrations across the country through the day had been in Joe … Continue reading

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