Reading Time: 3 minutes There has probably never been a presidential campaign that Americans wanted to be over as much as this one. Unfortunately, the end of the race will not be the end of all of the ugliness it has revealed.
Reading Time: 10 minutes In a time of despair, the road to fixing things runs right through the media: our main source for information about what is going on — and why. Here, WhoWhatWhy looks back on our experiment in a different kind of political coverage for the 2016 election.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Donald Trump has proclaimed: “My administration will stand side-by-side with the Jewish people.” His Israeli supporters, like their US counterparts, accept his claims with great enthusiasm.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Usually, international election observers monitor new and struggling democracies, such as Ukraine. Turns out the “struggling democracy” that needs outside monitors is our own.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Here’s a little context for what is, thankfully, the last debate of this presidential election.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Trump Daddy’s bling, boasting, bad-mouthing, bad-ass ways with women bonded him with hip hop stars in the past. But now, as Snoop Dogg informed him,“We ain’t voting for you punk-ass, go get you a new hairdo, you bitch ass nigga!”
Reading Time: 4 minutes All of the attention this year has been focused on Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton but the vice-presidential debate is the one worth watching.
Reading Time: 6 minutes Donald Trump wants to bring back stop-and-frisk to help high-crime areas. But those who were affected by the program in New York want nothing to do with it.
Reading Time: 4 minutes The students at the site of the first presidential debate have a message for moderators who think they should not fact-check the candidates: Do your job!
Reading Time: 3 minutes The moderators of this year’s presidential debates have a particularly important job. They have to call out the lies of the candidates and must ask tough questions.