Robert Wright and Jonah Goldberg, author of the new book Suicide of the West, discuss the roots of Trump’s support.
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Ryan Holiday, author of Conspiracy, a new book on the destruction of Gawker, discusses how the Stoics might have viewed the conflict between Peter Thiel and Nick Denton. Plus: A genuine conspiracy
Bill Scher and Matt Lewis weigh whether James Comey’s memoir has sullied his reputation.
Aryeh Cohen-Wade and Miles Klee consider the place of the social outcast after nerd culture has gone mainstream.
Aryeh Cohen-Wade and media critic Sonny Bunch discuss the past and future of the changing medium.
Michael Brendan Dougherty makes the case.
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David Roberts on what Trump’s policy positions say about the GOP base.
Mark Kleiman and Megan McArdle discuss perceived prejudice against conservatives in academia and other fields.
Aryeh Cohen-Wade and Elizabeth Nolan Brown discuss how sex workers will adapt to the federal government’s recent closure of the controversial website.
Harold Pollack and David Perry point to services for the disabled as something often overlooked by supporters of single-payer healthcare.
Bill Scher argues that pushing for impeachment is a waste of effort and that a criminal indictment of the president is a surer outcome.