The Daily 202: Trump marginalizes experts, debases expertise

New book calls POTUS a symptom of ‘the impending death of expertise.’

In tweet storm, Trump decries ‘illegal leaks’ and asserts ‘all agree’ he has complete power to pardon

The president said a Post report of Attorney General Jeff Sessions's discussions with the Russian ambassador was based on leaks that “must stop.”


Shake Shack founder Danny Meyer wins the Julia Child Award

Meyer, who is opening several new restaurants this year, is the first non-chef to win the award.

Social media reacts to female Dr. Who; Vogue apologizes for ‘gender-fluid’ cover

And, Twitter floats Tracee Ellis Ross fan casting for "Magic School Bus."

AdExchanger names The Washington Post a top programmatic publisher

The Post ranked third for building its own ad tech.


A philanthropy conundrum

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What if philanthropy isn’t the best way for rich people to help others?

(David Ryder / For The Washington Post)

Jeff Bezos is drawing from an older tradition of charity. He’s not the only donor heading in that direction.

The big consequence of the Amazon-Whole Foods deal no one’s talking about

Small farmers and producers who stock Whole Foods fear they'll be axed under Amazon.

The Finance 202: It’s going to be a good summer for big banks

All 34 of the major financial firms subject to the Fed’s annual stress test passed — and the central bank rewarded them by approving their plans to start doling out money to shareholders.

It’s the 21st century. Yet slavery is alive and well.

It's time to make slavery disappear for good.