Kate Norris

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The Trump Administration and Hoover-Era Paranoia

A new F.B.I. report revives troubling views of African-American radicalism.<p>It’s often said of the Trump era that the Republic has drifted into uncharted waters, but the more damning estimation is that we are mindlessly revisiting some of the darker regions of our historical map. A century ago, …

Black History

In Erie, One City Block Is a Trek of Disrespect

ERIE, Pa. — Despite the “Road Closed” barriers blocking cars and trucks, Elizabeth Feliciano trudged the other morning on foot across the McBride Viaduct, late for school. Arching over a gritty scrap-metal yard and railway line, the graffiti-scrawled 1,170-foot-long bridge links two of this city’s …

Urban Design

How populist uprisings could bring down liberal democracy

Authoritarians are on the rise, and electorates are seduced by extremes. To fight back, mainstream politicians need to grasp the causes of popular discontent and rebuild democracy’s moral foundations<p>There are long decades in which history seems to slow to a crawl. Elections are won and lost, laws …

Political Science
Stereotypes

When White Nationalists Get DNA Tests That Reveal African Ancestry

An analysis of Stormfront forums shows a sometimes sophisticated understanding of the limits of ancestry tests.<p>The white-nationalist forum Stormfront hosts discussions on a wide range of topics, from politics to guns to <i>The Lord of the Rings</i>. And of particular and enduring interest: genetic ancestry …

Genealogy

Table of Contents Discovered from She-anderthal, the Oldest Known Women’s Magazine

<b>Get a Messy Occipital Bun in Twelve Easy Steps!</b><p>The messy occipital bun is a totally sexy and versatile ’do—whether you're lumbering along with your ladies on a sunrise berry harvest or relaxing in the cave, minding the pile of rocks while your man takes down a mastodon. Pg. 6<p><b>Quiz: Is Your Large</b> …

Cute

Precuts of the Week

Pura Vida Monthly Club

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The David Cameron Show

On June 30, 1991, a diary item in the London <i>Sunday Times</i> noted an improvement in Prime Minister John Major’s recent performances in the House of Commons. It picked out an example—the way Major had exposed “a dreadful piece of doublespeak from Tony Blair,” then the Labour Party’s employment …

The Indispensable Guide to Early American Murder

It might have been antimony in the lemonade, laudanum in the coffee, morphine in the whiskey, or strychnine in the sugar bowl. Arsenic could be dusted over oysters, spread onto a bread-and-butter sandwich, stirred into beer, brandy, or cider, even steeped in chamomile tea. Poison was everywhere in …

Crime
TV Series

Occupied Territory

The Republican élite struggles over whether to resist Trump or capitulate.<p>Last month, Donald Trump, the presumptive Republican nominee for President, and Paul Ryan, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, met at the headquarters of the Republican National Committee, two blocks from the …

Shell-Shocked: Ukraine’s Trauma | VICE News

It's been two years since pro-Russia separatists in eastern Ukraine broke away from the rest of the country, triggering a war that has killed more than 9,000 people, displaced a million civilians, and left entire towns and villages in ruins.<p>Ukraine's government was wholly unprepared for the …

Russia

Why Hillary Clinton Needs Elizabeth Warren on the Democratic Ticket

The latest word is that Elizabeth Warren is not likely to be the Democratic nominee for Vice-President. “Warren is a favorite of liberal Democrats, though an all-female ticket is unlikely," the <i>Times</i> concluded on Sunday, in a report on Hillary Clinton's Vice-Presidential search that names eight …

The Woman Card

How feminism and antifeminism created Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.<p>“I<i>t means freedom for women to vote against the party this donkey represents</i>” read the sign on a donkey named Woodrow who, wearing a bow, was paraded through Denver by the National Woman’s Party during its campaign against the …

Feminism

How Scalia Changed the Supreme Court

The loss of Justice Antonin Scalia is immensely significant on two levels. First, Scalia himself ranks among the most influential Justices in American history, alongside such figures as John Marshall, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., and William Brennan. Second, Scalia was the linchpin of the Supreme …

Mitch McConnell

Confessional

On “UnREAL,” a former producer of “The Bachelor” satirizes her experience.<p>For three years, Sarah Gertrude Shapiro worked as a producer on the reality show “The Bachelor.” Her task, as she recalls it, was to get the contestants to “open up, and to give them terrible advice, and to deprive them of …

Robert Louis Stevenson

Showing all 16 items<p>Jump to: Overview (2) | Mini Bio (1) | Spouse (1) | Trivia (7) | Personal Quotes (5)<p>Overview (2)<p>Died<p>December 3, 1894 in Vailima, …

How Donald Trump Won the G.O.P. Nomination

Despite the best efforts of the Never Trump movement, it has been clear for some time that Donald Trump is destined to be the Republican candidate for President in 2016. His sweeping victory in New York, a couple of weeks ago, confirmed his popularity among the white suburban voters who make up the …

Republicans

Janna Jihad, the Youngest Journalist in Palestine | VICE News

Leaderless Palestinian youth, inspired by instructional videos and photos on social media encouraging people to "Stab a Jew," are thought to be behind a new wave of violence in Israel and the West Bank. Uncoordinated and spontaneous attacks by individual young Palestinians, mostly under the age of …

Israel

Trump and the Two Underwoods: A Tale of Contested Conventions

“Alabama—twenty-four votes for Underwood!” That declaration, despite the Underwood name, is not from “House of Cards” but from the wildly contested 1924 Democratic Convention, at Madison Square Garden. The Underwood in question was not Francis (or Claire) but Oscar. He was one of many, many …

Crystal Cruises's New Megayacht Will Help You See Antarctica in Style

The Crystal Endeavor brings high luxury to the ends of the earth—literally.<p>Taking a cue from its passengers who look to traverse more exotic routes without forsaking amenities, Crystal Cruises recently unveiled its newest addition to its small fleet, the <i>Crystal Endeavor</i>, which will extend luxury to …

Antarctica

11 most interesting moments of the GOP debate

Rubio and Trump reengage, Kasich bucks Romney, and Megyn Kelly and Trump make nice.<p>Donald Trump is the undisputed frontrunner for the GOP nomination -- and on a debate stage Thursday his rivals acted like it. The barbs flew early and often, as Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz sought to rattle Trump and …

Republicans

Is This the End of Big-Money Politics?

Has the power of big money in politics suddenly shrunk? There are many reasons to think so. Despite having spent surprisingly little on his Presidential campaign, and running in opposition to the Republican élite, Donald Trump is now the undisputed G.O.P. front-runner, after picking up seven more …