In Akron, Ohio, residents grapple with a heroin epidemic, new industries that create too few jobs, and an election that no one wants to talk about.
Donald Trump has drawn comparisons to Marine Le Pen, the leader of France’s right-wing National Front. But what if Ivanka Trump is really America’s Le Pen?
The recent sightings of demented clowns across the country is a sign of something deeper that’s amiss in American society—something only clowns can show us.
Republican officeholders and officials began disavowing Trump over the weekend. But it’s too little too late for them. The GOP crackup has arrived.
Donald Trump wants us to believe that immigration is hurting American workers. The truth is more complicated—and less useful.
Some anti-gun folks in the Texas town that coined the phrase ‘Come and take it’ don’t know where the phrase came from or what it means.
The rise of Donald Trump has a lot to do with the failure of the elites. But as Alexis de Tocqueville noted, it also has a lot to do with envy.
At a weekend conference in Texas, Ted Cruz defended his decision to endorse Donald Trump while independent candidate Evan McMullin took up Cruz’s discarded mantle.
Smartphones and social media are supposed to connect us. But what happens when we’re so constantly connected that we forget how to be alone?
Many voters place a faith in Donald Trump that once rested in their churches, families, and wider communities.
With all the talk of Hillary Clinton’s health, voters might consider that the best-case scenario might be for a VP pick to end up in the White House.
Paul Krugman is afraid the media is unfairly biased against Hillary Clinton while Donald Trump is getting a free pass. He apparently has no sense of irony.
Russia doesn’t have to steal the election to accomplish its ultimate goal, which isn’t to elect Trump but to undermine America’s faith in elections.
Recent high-profile cyberattacks are all part of a coordinated Russian effort to disrupt U.S. elections. The ultimate goal isn’t to elect Trump, but to undermine Americans’ faith in democracy.
Why would Trump hold a rally in Texas instead of campaigning in swing states? Because Trump’s not running a campaign, he’s staging a reality TV road show.
The white working class is in crisis. But renewal won’t come from political elites or government programs, it will come from communities and families.
The white working class thinks Donald Trump can solve its economic problems. But their problems aren’t primarily economic, they’re cultural.
Netflix’s new hit series ‘Stranger Things’ creates a dark and dangerous world but imbues it with wonder. No wonder the heroes are children.
The white working class has serious problems, many of them self-inflicted. Donald Trump is reaching out to these people, and conservatives should do the same.
In what was supposed to be Hillary Clinton’s historic night, the contradictions and tensions within the Democratic Party were undeniable and distracting.
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