Latest from Adam B. Kushner

Can an uncompromising activist keep her integrity while working in the White House?

Samantha Power’s new memoir, “The Education of an Idealist,” describes a bracing moral test.
  • Sep 5, 2019

Richard Holbrooke was a jerk — and a talented diplomat. Which matters more?

George Packer’s new biography weighs his deeds against his persona.
  • May 3, 2019

I’m from New Orleans, but I didn’t understand why we needed to save it

The value of a culture cannot be quantified.
  • Aug 28, 2015

The coolest, weirdest Internet community you’ll never be able to join

Smartphones have made the need to know trivia essentially obsolete. But one online empire of arcana is growing.
  • Aug 20, 2014

Prisoner swaps are always a terrible idea

Bowe Bergdahl set up an asymmetrical incentive structure.
  • Jun 2, 2014

Welcome to PostEverything

The only thing larger than the world is our curiosity about it.
  • May 27, 2014