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The New Yorker: Politics and More
The New Yorker: Politics and More
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A weekly discussion about politics, hosted by The New Yorker’s politics editors.

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Trump’s and Biden’s Reversals of Fortune

The Senate’s passage of the Inflation Reduction Act this week marks a turning point in the Biden Presidency. After more than a... more

11 Aug 2022 · 36 minutes
Jane Mayer on Ohio’s Lurch to the Right

Last month, the story of a 10-year-old rape victim captured national headlines. The young girl was forced to travel out... more

08 Aug 2022 · 24 minutes
Can Suing Gun Manufacturers Reduce Gun Violence?

Gun manufacturers are the only industry explicitly protected by federal statute from liability lawsuits. Carmakers and cigarette companies can be... more

04 Aug 2022 · 34 minutes
Did the U.S. Miss the Chance to Stop Monkeypox?

The World Health Organization has declared the monkeypox outbreak a global health emergency. There have been nearly twenty thousand cases worldwide and... more

28 Jul 2022 · 31 minutes
New Mexico Is a “Safe Haven” for Abortion Between Texas and Arizona

In New Mexico, Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham has declared the state a “reproductive safe haven” between Arizona to the west,... more

27 Jul 2022 · 13 minutes
Trump’s Hundred and Eighty-seven Minutes of Inaction on January 6th

On Thursday evening, the committee charged with investigating the January 6th attack on the Capitol presented what it knows so... more

22 Jul 2022 · 32 minutes
How White Christian Nationalists Seek to Transform America

The past few weeks have been full of unsettling indicators of the fragile state of our democracy. The January 6th... more

21 Jul 2022 · 29 minutes
The Queer Children’s Books Targeted By the “Don’t Say Gay” Bill

Florida’s so-called “Don’t Say Gay” bill took effect this month. Signed into law by Governor Ron DeSantis, it limits the... more

14 Jul 2022 · 33 minutes
What Precedents Would Clarence Thomas Overturn Next?

Justice Clarence Thomas once was an outlier for his legal views. But Thomas is now the heart of the Court’s... more

11 Jul 2022 · 22 minutes
Abortion and the Potential “Criminalization of Pregnancy” in the U.S.

Last week, the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, the 1973 landmark decision that established a constitutional right to abortion.... more

29 Jun 2022 · 39 minutes
The New Yorker: Politics and More
Trump’s and Biden’s Reversals of Fortune
The New Yorker: Politics and More