“Obamacare.” The right loves to hammer the Affordable Care Act with this nickname, and even the rest of us tend to use it. But we should not, for it works at least partly as a racial provocation. Continue reading
The ways in which a society behaves — how we acquire knowledge and beliefs and disseminate them through tradition, ritual, education and study — has always been a focus of Bill Moyers and his team. Their thoughtful approach to exploring American culture has been illustrated in a number of series and specials through the years, and continues to be on Moyers & Company.
Adolph Reed, Jr.’s essay — and subsequent discussion with Bill — has kicked off a much-needed conversation. Continue reading
The cultural critic says the deep state is symptomatic of a neoliberal revolution, where misguided economics drive politics and the welfare state is gutted. Continue reading
Our senior writer reflects on the transformative British band’s first visit to America. Continue reading
The governor and the rocker have had a famously contentious relationship. Continue reading
In this video clip, the acclaimed astrophysicist tells us why, when he looks up at the night sky, he knows he’s connected to the stars. Continue reading