* The Cult
* Intellectuals Going Covid
* Being the Victim
* Rules Are For Fools
* A Little Something Called Hydroxychloroquine
* A New Sheriff is Coming
* How Conspiracy Theories Work
* Are We In This Together?
* #MeToo and Queer Experience
By David Atkins
May 23, 2020
Core Republican voters have begun to reconstitute themselves as a
conspiracy theory cult devoted to beliefs that were once relegated to
the farthest fringe–fictions that cannot help but end in civil
conflict and violence.
INTELLECTUALS GOING COVID
By Matthew Sitman
May 21, 2020
The New Republic
Why the pandemic is driving conservative intellectuals mad.
BEING THE VICTIM
By Ryan Cooper
May 13, 2020
The conservative victimhood complex has made America impossible to
RULES ARE FOR FOOLS
By Derek Robertson
May 16, 2020
What liberals don’t get about Trump supporters and pop culture.
A LITTLE SOMETHING CALLED HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE
By Nick Robins-Early
May 13, 2020
How a “philosopher” who tweets anti-Semitism, two bitcoin bros and
right-wing media helped put an idea in the president’s head.
A NEW SHERIFF IS COMING
By Emma Powys Maurice
April 30, 2020
A woman fired by an Ohio sheriff ‘because she’s a lesbian’ just
knocked her old boss out of the race for his own office.
HOW CONSPIRACY THEORIES WORK
By Erol Saglam
May 19, 2020
Like viruses, conspiracy theories are socially contagious and hard to
stop once set in motion. We must understand what they do to us.
ARE WE IN THIS TOGETHER?
By Danny Westneat
May 20, 2020
The pandemic is widening society’s preexisting class divides.
#METOO AND QUEER EXPERIENCE
May 3, 2020
The spotlight on male-on-male abuse relies on an analytical grid that
has been borrowed, generally unchanged and unexamined, from the
analysis of heterosexual abuse.