Reading Time: 21 minutes Elite institutions — from government to academia to media — are losing their authority and monopoly all over the world. Why?
Reading Time: 19 minutes GOP gerrymandering guru Thomas Hofeller died in 2018. His daughter Stephanie just released 70,000 files that detail his successful voter suppression efforts. Here is what these disclosures show and what they mean for US democracy.
Reading Time: 17 minutes Iran has been stuck in the craw of US foreign policy for 40 years. Longtime Iran expert Gary Sick looks at how we got to where we are today.
Reading Time: 14 minutes A very emotional conversation about Australia’s devastating wildfires with somebody who is living the nightmare.
Reading Time: 13 minutes A surprising conversation about Iran with prominent Middle East scholar Stephen Zunes.
Reading Time: 17 minutes A DOJ investigation into the Ferguson, MO, police department revealed how municipal fines and fees trap low-income people in a cycle of poverty and punishment. It’s happening across the US — but now San Francisco is leading major reforms.
Reading Time: 14 minutes Dylan Howard, a high-profile tabloid journalist with a record of big scoops, puts forth never-before-told aspects of the life and death of Jeffrey Epstein.
Reading Time: 15 minutes Artificial intelligence is all the rage nowadays, but it actually has been with us for decades. A leading expert wonders if this is the year when it will change the world.
Reading Time: 3 minutes As we put 2019 behind us, here are a few more of this year’s most memorable podcasts.
Reading Time: 3 minutes As we put 2019 behind us, here are a few of this year’s most memorable podcasts.