Why should Ukraine today inspire such a passionate response not seen in support of Yemen, Georgia or even Ukraine itself just seven years ago?
What I hate most about the past half decade is what we learned about each other.
America’s political divide is increasingly an educational divide.
As in some backwater Islamic Caliphate, mass artistic content in the US had to pass the wary eye America’s religious mullahs until just a few years ago and Republicans loved it.
Hillbilly Elegy is as artistically interesting as an after school special, introducing the audience to the virtues of doing your homework and saying “no” to drugs.
If you’re through binging Tiger King, consider branching out into obscure corners of the streaming world.
We lost our chance to build the future. Those opportunities don’t come along every day, and we may not see another.
There is a sick symmetry to Kolfage’s scam. Fourteen years ago he was literally blown to pieces in a war that was, itself, a trillion-dollar con.
In time, we’ll likely recognize malformed social networks as a problem on par with income inequality or rural poverty. Ironically, the same social media technologies that helped create this problem probably hold our most promising solutions.
Believing women does not mean setting aside critical thought. It means confronting our own inconvenience.