Reading Time: 4 minutes Movements born online may draw thousands of followers, but avoiding the hard work of mobilizing people through social media may hamper their progress in the long run.
Reading Time: 2 minutes The egoist-in-chief can’t help bragging about himself and disparaging others, even when he’s feet away from El Paso’s injured shooting victims.
Reading Time: 3 minutes A witness quotes a very interesting offhand comment by Jeffrey Epstein that may reveal at least one way he became so rich.
Reading Time: 7 minutes A fashion editor has a good time reviewing the spectacularly outrageous clothing that super-rich criminals love to flaunt — and what it says about them. Among other things, they believe it’s a crime to not look good at all times, especially in court.
Reading Time: 2 minutes The hidden cyber war between the US and Iran saw the world’s first known cyber weapon tested a decade ago. Now that conflict, which has so far been fought with hidden means, is on the brink of explosion.
Reading Time: 5 minutes A federal court in New Orleans is weighing a suit that would annul the Affordable Care Act. The basis for the case is as hypocritical as it is mean-spirited.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Did you hear? We’re having fewer children because we’re richer and smarter. Well, except for some faraway places, which will more than make up for it with their own population growth. But maybe that data is wrong, so we’ll be fine.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Author explores why MAGA hats are worn by right-wing Jews and right-wing Jew-haters alike, and finds out what happens when he walks around wearing such a hat in Ground Zero pinko liberal territory.
Reading Time: 6 minutes President Donald Trump’s continued gross depreciation of Russia’s accelerated attempts to disrupt US and Western democracies has ennobled Republican lawmakers and Christian fundamentalist groups to strengthen ties with prominent members of Vladimir Putin’s circle.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Ukraine’s next president, whose previous job was to play the president on TV, has been accused of Russian connections, but Russia says it’s “too early” to congratulate him.