Andrew Sangari

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Would a Trump Presidency Mean Economic Disaster? Let’s Take a Look

If Donald Trump were elected president and put in his stated policies, the United States would experience a lengthy recession, enormous job losses, much higher interest rates and diminished long-term growth prospects. At least, that is the conclusion of economists from Moody’s Analytics, a recent …

The Split

Throughout most of the 2016 presidential primaries, the media focused on the noisy and reactionary rift among Republicans. Until the battle between …

The Obama Doctrine

The U.S. president talks through his hardest decisions about America’s role in the world.<p>Friday, August 30, 2013, the day the feckless Barack Obama brought to a premature end America’s reign as the world’s sole indispensable superpower—or, alternatively, the day the sagacious Barack Obama peered …

Geopolitics

What Obama Actually Thinks About Radical Islam

The president does not suffer illusions about the pathologies afflicting the broader Muslim world.<p>It is not a new practice for critics of President Obama to question his commitment to the fight against Islamist terrorism, but Donald Trump, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, has cast …

Political Science

“House of Cards” Season 4 Is Less Vulgar Than Real Politics

“House of Cards,” in each of its first three seasons, served as darkly alluring counterprogramming, for politicians and regular viewers alike, to whatever political reality show it happened to be up against on Fox News or CNN. During times of gridlock between President Obama and Congress, for …

Hillary Clinton Wants To Talk To You About Love And Kindness

In the early days of her husband's administration, Hillary Clinton tried to start a national conversation about basic human decency, only to be mocked. In the midst of the most mean-spirited presidential campaign in memory, she talks with BuzzFeed News about the unchanged way she sees herself — and …

Hillary Clinton Cannot Be Stopped

Why her victory over Bernie Sanders is inevitable.<p>For the second time in eight years, <b>Hillary Clinton</b> sees the Democratic nomination being pawed by a charming interloper, like a priceless vase grabbed by a panda. She’d prefer to shoot the panda, but that could mean breaking the vase, and onlookers …

Middle-class

How Taylor Swift Reversed Female Opinion To Become The Most Famous Pop Star In The World

In 2013 Swift was a regular fixture on "Most Hated Celebrities" lists. Then came a carefully strategised comeback in 2014 – and with it, a transformation in public opinion beyond all recognition.<p>After Taylor Swift’s relationship with Harry Styles ended in 2013, she received so much daily abuse she …

Feminism

The Great Republican Revolt

The GOP planned a dynastic restoration in 2016. Instead, it triggered an internal class war. Can the party reconcile the demands of its donors with the interests of its rank and file?<p>The angriest and most pessimistic people in America aren’t the hipster protesters who flitted in and out of Occupy …

Political Science

Taylor Swift's Acoustic Version of "Wildest Dreams" Is Like a New Song

The guitar really makes it gorgeous.<p>Last night, Taylor stopped by Nova Radio in Australia to give an intimate performance of "Wildest Dreams" for a crowd of 100 fans. Unlike her usual performances of the song during her tour, which is guided by her own heartbeat (that she recorded specifically for …

Five Supreme Court Cases from the Second Trump Administration

Shortly after President Trump took office, in 2017, Congress passed the Keep Out Until This Insanity Is Explained Act, which excludes non-citizen Muslims from entering the United States. It kept the Supreme Court busy throughout Trump’s terms in office. In addition to the many suits brought by …

TIME Person of the Year 2015: Angela Merkel

Fairy tales are where you find them, but any number seem to begin in the dark German woods where Angela Merkel spent her childhood.<p>The girl who would …

Watch Two Jetpackers Fly Next to an Emirates Airplane 4,000 Feet in the Air

Afraid of heights? This might not be for you.<p>If you thought a plane that could get you from NYC to London in 30-minutes was a stunt of Sci-Fi …

Taylor Swift: Apple Crusader, #GirlSquad Captain, and the Most Influential 25-Year-Old in America

As Taylor Swift shot to superstardom, it was often a lonely orbit. But now, with a high style sorority and a newfound strength, Josh Duboff discovers the 1989 singer shows no signs of backing down.<p>When I arrive at London’s Savoy hotel on a Friday morning in June, Taylor Swift greets me with a hug …

Jack Antonoff

The Apple bias is real

If there's one constant on the consumer tech calendar, it's iPhone reviews day. Happening sometime between the announcement and the release of the latest iPhone, it manifests itself with glowing accounts of the latest Apple smartphone at the top of the page, and irate accusations of Apple-favoring …

Kim Davis Needs to Read the Bible Again

Kim Davis, the clerk of Rowan County, Kentucky, returns to her post soon, after spending five nights in jail and then a few more days recovering at home. A Pentecostal Christian, Davis says “God’s authority” instructs her not to issue licenses for gay marriage, even though the law compels her to. …

The Shape of Things to Come

How an industrial designer became Apple’s greatest product.<p>I. Launch Day<p>In recent months, Sir Jonathan Ive, the forty-seven-year-old senior vice-president of design at Apple—who used to play rugby in secondary school, and still has a bench-pressing bulk that he carries a little sheepishly, as if it …

Product Design

When You Realize You Aren’t ‘Conventionally Attractive’

There is a nuanced and etching sadness the moment you realize that you’re not what others would consider conventionally attractive. I realized my …

The Really Big One

An earthquake will destroy a sizable portion of the coastal Northwest. The question is when.<p>When the 2011 earthquake and tsunami struck Tohoku, Japan, Chris Goldfinger was two hundred miles away, in the city of Kashiwa, at an international meeting on seismology. As the shaking started, everyone in …

Christoph Niemann

Behind Trump’s assault on birthright citizenship: The far right’s dream of rolling back the Constitution, and reshaping America

Trump’s new plan aligns the GOP rebel with the Ann Coulter loony fringe, who long to roll back 150 years of history<p>So Donald Trump wants to end “birthright citizenship,” meaning the long-standing principle that virtually everyone born in the United States is a citizen, irrespective of who their …

Obama’s Hard Sell on Iran

With the most important foreign-policy initiative of his Presidency at stake, President Obama has gone on the offensive to salvage his controversial Iran nuclear deal, amid a blitz of television ads and opposition, both at home and abroad. On Wednesday, Obama chose American University—the campus …

Iran

Taylor Swift Is Definitely in Her Zone

Over the course of her effervescent, heart-tugging, clinically professional two-and-a-half hour victory lap in the swampy stadium twilight of …

What Would Grexit Look Like?

How would Grexit arrive?<p>Through the banks. There is no political or legal procedure for “ejecting” Greece from the euro, and Greece’s government has repeatedly said it doesn’t want to voluntarily withdraw. That suggests an exit would come if the state of the banks is so bad that there is no other …

The Complex Power Coupledom of Chris Hughes and Sean Eldridge

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes and political activist Sean Eldridge were once the ultimate team, but Hughes’s controversial purchase of The New Republic and Eldridge’s failed run for Congress made the once-heroes villains. Sarah Ellison looks at what knocked them off the pedestal.<p>On the morning …

Marco Rubio’s deranged religion, Ted Cruz’s bizarre faith: Our would-be presidents are God-fearing clowns

Rand Paul, Jeb Bush and Hillary Clinton all spout pious religious lies. We must grill them on what they really mean<p>Aspirants to the White House, both Democratic and Republican, have, as we all know, begun “announcing,” thus initiating, from a rationalist’s point of view, a media carnival featuring, …

Beyond The Waves: An Intimate Look at the Life of Surfer John John Florence

Professional surfer John John Florence. Oahu’s North Shore, Hawaii.<br>Cole Barash<p>1 of 13<p>At 16, Cole Barash was prepared to chase his passion. With the …