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The Rise of the Valkyries A month after Donald Trump took office, an activist named Lana Lokteff delivered a speech calling on women to …

Does anyone in the White House understand what the Department of Energy actually does?

James Mattis, a Warrior in Washington On January 22nd, two days after President Trump was inaugurated, he received a memo from his new Secretary …

How Jokes Won the Election Since November 9th, we’ve heard a lot of talk about unreality, and how what’s normal bends when you’re in …

Episode 4: Music, McCarthy and the Sound of Americana How can music — even music without lyrics — be political? We explore that question in episode …

How Gotham Gave Us Trump Trump Tower opened in 1983—a gleaming, ostentatious building in a grimy, troubled city. At its base was an orange …

Inside the Trump Marriage: Melania’s Burden Traditionally, presidents have at least made a show of having healthy, happy marriages. Even the Clintons, despite marital …

Alex Jones Just Can’t Help Himself It was the winter of 1997 and Alex Jones couldn’t stop getting punched in the face. Read This …

Killer, kleptocrat, genius, spy: the many myths of Vladimir Putin Vladimir Putin, you may have noticed, is everywhere. He has soldiers in Ukraine and …

Why Many Young Russians See a Hero in Putin He doesn’t know where to take me when I meet him at the hotel by …