I can identify five strands of the American political experience which Trump drew from, magnified, made his own, and has now imposed on the American body politic. The first is the American fondness for conspiracy theories.
This year’s Republican convention is going to be huge! Unfortunately, I had to cancel my plan to host the Convention at Mar-a-Lago and broadcas...
The U.S. Election Assistance Commission is said to be considering a proposal that would require voters to pass a simple test of their ability to disti...
Donald Trump's name lends itself to all sorts of mashed-up words, but we find it doesn't really work with the big story of the week. British voters decided to take the so-called "Brexit" (or "British exit") from the European Union.
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Conspiracy theories aren't incidental to Donald Trump's presidential campaign, they're one of its driving forces.
What kind of absurd nonsense is being passed around on the internet by Sanders supporters these days? And why does it matter? Maybe because it poisons the well from which we all drink, and particularly poisons the people for whom social media has become, perhaps unwisely, their primary source for news.
In the name of working to ensure equality, however, we are unwilling to give a pass to anti-Semitism and hate as exhibited by Louis Farrakhan and the Nation of Islam.
Have you heard the conspiracy theory that Katy Perry is really JonBenet Ramsey? (Ramsey, you may recall, was the 6-year-old Colorado girl murdered in ...
As is normally the case, these accusations mask a deeper explanation, that may never be uncovered. It may sound a bit too close to Pelican Brief, or an Oliver Stone film, but there are times when reality imitates art. So here goes.
Anyone implying that Hillary Clinton won Iowa by miraculously calling an improbable number of coin tosses is, at this point, willfully ignorant. Willfully, painfully ignorant.
We as Muslims are correct to complain that it is unfair to bracket ordinary Muslims with extremists, but at the same time we need to understand that our negative reputation is not merely due to fringe organizations like ISIS, but also due to our behavior in general.
There is a social institution called education, and there is a faculty called critical thinking that education is designed to hone. It is not a statistical fluke that, on average, the more education Republican primary voters have, the less they support Donald Trump.
Right now Greg Abbott, the current governor of Texas, is doing everything he can to stop Syrian refugees from being settled in Texas. This is because someone told him desperate families fleeing IS are something to be fear.
Darcy Argues', Secret Society is not just rich in contextual sound, but sublime, because it can't help seep through the cracks with passion to make its point. One can hear big band, experimental, jazz, and cinematic majestic phrasing, acutely adjusted to its story telling.
The mysterious, mostly disappeared world of LIFE magazine is all still there: Staffers hacking at typewriters, beefing about the managing editor, draining double Scotches and martinis before lunch. At least in my mind it's still there.