You know what they say about strong economies
Big pinch! Plus: Smarter Democratic spending. Scary-leaky water pipes. The Dominion suit against Fox News isn’t a slam dunk.By Drew Goins
Is it finally time for the ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ analogies?
Plus: Republican rivals defending Trump. Xi and Putin play democrat. Journalistic objectivity is good!By Drew Goins
This photo captures Afghan girls’ fierce fight for education
Plus: France knows how to protest, but does Israel? Pediatricians are exhausted. An Arizona town tells a national story.By Drew Goins
How the pandemic got (some) Americans having more babies
Plus: Bringing back real oversight. How to make Russian sanctions hurt. The beauty of March Madness.By Drew Goins
Getting indicted is good now, actually
The thinking goes that Trump’s supporters will rally to his side if he comes under threat, upping his political outlook.By Drew Goins
The real ‘territorial dispute’ is what’s going on in the GOP
Plus: Art to celebrate spring, and healing. Making fun of how politicians eat. What “woke” means (nothing).By Drew Goins
How are things in Iraq, 20 years post-invasion?
It's a mixed bag. Plus: Reining in algorithms. China’s big diplomatic moves. Should the banks fail or not?By Drew Goins
A Swiss bank is in trouble. So is a Swiss cheese.
Plus: U.S. softening on China. Authoritarian abuse in Saudi Arabia. Tim Scott for president?By Drew Goins
How to kick coal and finally start living the good life
Change the mindset, change the climate. Plus: Banks as babies. ‘Trump 2.0’ border policies. A Biden primary challenge.By Drew Goins
What happens when you find Abe Lincoln’s hair in your basement?
Or a chief justice's bladder stones? Plus: Russia’s population crisis. Guatemala’s crackdown on journalism. The bad ‘bootstrap’ narrative.By Drew Goins
Can’t get customer support on the phone? You’re not alone.
Press 1 for a better future. Plus: Art by AI. Census manipulation. How to make headway on climate.By Drew Goins
These Oscars are a breakthrough for Asians. Especially ‘weird Asians.’
A round of hot-dog finger applause. Plus: Putin’s backstory. The national debt. A one-woman book ban.By Drew Goins
Fox News’s no-good, very bad week
Tucker can turn things around. Plus: Medicaid for food? Weaning off China. Democracy’s comeback tour.By Drew Goins
Hold your horses on the lab-leak theory. Let’s talk animal spillover.
Plus: Peruvian politics. The economy’s blinking red light. Woke words.By Drew Goins
CPAC is 100 percent not cursed
No curse! Plus: Surprise civility at a school board, the mythic working-class vote and constraints on comedy these days.By Drew Goins