Volcanoes are erupting in The Philippines, but on-fire Australia received some welcome rain. The Iran war cries have been called off and The Donald’s military powers are about to be hamstrung by the Senate. Meanwhile, his impeachment trial is starting, and we’re all on Twitter for a front-row seat.
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Frans de Waal on Chimpanzee—and Human—Politics
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The Revolt Against Iran’s Theocratic Regime
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Opinion: The Curriculum Wars Are Based On An Illusion
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Sam Harris on Whether Religion Really Does Make Everything Worse
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Robert P. George on Free Speech, Philosophical Liberalism, and Conservatism After Trump
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Randall Kennedy on Racism, Critical Race Theory, and the Need for (Chastened) Optimism
Randall Kennedy and Yascha Mounk discuss how race has left its mark on American law.
Anne Applebaum on How to Fight Back Against Dictators Like Putin
Anne Applebaum and Yascha Mounk discuss Putin’s sputtering war effort.
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History Brought Us Here
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