Nancy Nourse

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The First White President

The foundation of Donald Trump’s presidency is the negation of Barack Obama’s legacy.<p><b>It is insufficient</b> <b>to state</b> the obvious of Donald Trump: that he is a white man who would not be president were it not for this fact. With one immediate exception, Trump’s predecessors made their way to high office …

Chris Cornell Was His Era’s Greatest Frontman

In a memory, I am 10 years old and up past my bedtime in the first moments of my summer vacation in 1994, watching the music video for Soundgarden’s …

Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence

"<b>Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence</b>", also referred as <b>Riverside Church speech</b>,[1] is an anti-Vietnam War and pro-social justice speech delivered …

The alt-right isn’t only about white supremacy. It’s about white male supremacy.

At the Republican National Convention in July, Stephen Bannon praised his former website to a reporter, declaring: “We’re the platform for the alt-right.” But on Tuesday, President-elect Donald Trump told the New York Times that Bannon, his pick for chief White House strategist, isn’t part of that …

Donald Trump

Russian propaganda effort helped spread ‘fake news’ during election, experts say

<i>Editor’s Note: The Washington Post on Nov. 24 published a story on the work of four sets of researchers who have examined what they say are Russian propaganda efforts to undermine American democracy and interests. One of them was PropOrNot, a group that insists on public anonymity, which issued a</i> …

Russia

A Dakota pipeline’s last stand

In the Dakota language, the word “oahe” signifies “a place to stand on.”<p>And that’s what the Standing Rock Sioux and its allies in the environmental and activist movements say they are doing: using Lake Oahe in North Dakota as a place to take a stand by setting up camps and obstructing roads to …

North Dakota

What You Pawn I Will Redeem

NOON<p>One day you have a home and the next you don’t, but I’m not going to tell you my particular reasons for being homeless, because it’s my secret story, and Indians have to work hard to keep secrets from hungry white folks.<p>I’m a Spokane Indian boy, an Interior Salish, and my people have lived …

Barack Obama on 5 Days That Shaped His Presidency

On August 25, after a short trip to Baton Rouge to assess flooding in Louisiana and before what will likely be his last visit to China on Air Force …

Charles Manson, the Girls, and the Banality of Desire

Two new novels ponder the still-urgent question of what could have compelled young women to do such terrible things.<p>The most fascinating part of the Manson story has always been the girls.<p>Not the man who cobbled together bits of hippie philosophy, Scientology and <i>How to Win Friends and Influence</i> …

Clint Eastwood’s Spirit Looms in Cleveland, as Angry White Men Stand Their Ground

Trump’s plain-spoken tough talk delights his supporters, but equally important to them is what he doesn’t say.<p>Tuesday, as speaker after speaker took …

People are falling in love with a simple productivity system that just uses pen and paper

I’m one of those people who is constantly testing out new productivity apps in the hopes that <i>this</i> is the technology that will transform my life for good. Each new app promises to make me more efficient than the last.<p>But I’ve never been able to find a method that quite beats the flexibility and …

Productivity

This is how fascism comes to America

The Republican candidate continues to dominate the presidential contest.<p>Businessman Donald Trump officially became the Republican nominee at the party’s convention in Cleveland.<p><i>Robert Kagan is a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and a contributing columnist for The Post.</i><p>The Republican …

Political Science

Listen To My Body Tonight: How Prince's Transgressive Spirit Broke Boundaries

Somewhere in the back of my closet is a torn photograph from a party in Seattle in 1982. Dig if you will the picture: It's me, in a second-hand chiffon dress that (though the photo is black and white) I'm sure is violet. My hair is a two-toned mass of strawberries and cream, my neck's draped in my …

Living Rooms

The Beautiful One: Remembering Prince’s Rich Life And Legacy

<i>By Michaelangelo Matos</i><p>On South 10th Avenue and Marquette Street South in downtown Minneapolis stands the old Schmitt Music building, and on its back …

What If Everything You Knew About Disciplining Kids Was Wrong?

June Arbelo, a second-grade teacher at Central School, comforts a student who wants to go home during the first day of school. Tristan Spinski/GRAIN …

Documentaries

Articles, Celebrity Interviews, Parties, Products and Beautiful Women

Rolling Stone Names President Obama 'One of the Most Successful Presidents in American History'

President Obama graces the cover of the latest issue of <i>Rolling Stone</i>.<p>In the mag, Nobel Prize- winning economist Paul Krugman wrote an amazing piece …

The Nation He Built

A POLITICO review of Barack Obama’s domestic policy legacy—and the changes he made while nobody was paying attention.<p><b>On March 23, 2010, President Barack</b> <b>Obama</b> signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, the 906-page health care reform law known as Obamacare. It was, as a live microphone …

Bernie Sanders

16 Stories To Remember Grantland By

Here's a few of our favorite features from the site's great four-year run.

Cameron Diaz

How to Harvest and Dry Herbs

<i>This article originally appeared on ModernFarmer.com.</i><p>For discerning cooks, packaged herbs from the grocery store don’t always cut it. Judging from …

Gardening

How Pope Francis Became the People’s Pontiff

As Pope Francis arrives in the U.S.—to speak before Congress, visit Ground Zero, and address the U.N.—his inner circle talks to Paul Elie about why he is so different, so compelling, and so beloved.<p>Two summers ago my friend Agustín, an Argentinean graduate student on pilgrimage in Rome, filed into …