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Why Virginia Is a Warning for Republicans Nationwide

Ryan Lizza writes about how the history of Proposition 187 in California may be repeating itself…

Will the Republican Party Fail Another Roy Moore Test?

Amy Davidson Sorkin on accusations that Roy Moore, the Republican Senate candidate from Alabama, sexually abused…

You Can’t Have Breakfast at Tiffany’s

Hannah Goldfield on a new café at Tiffany & Co., which has inspired many references to…

Why Ageism Never Gets Old

The prejudice is an ancient habit, but new forces—in Silicon Valley, Hollywood, and beyond—have restored its…

Why Is Allergan Partnering with the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe?

Inside the bizarre world of patent law.

Why Governor Jerry Brown Was Booed at the Bonn Climate Summit

Bill McKibben discusses the California governor Jerry Brown’s recent speech at the COP23 climate summit, in…

When Does a Watershed Become a Sex Panic?

Masha Gessen writes about how the dangers of the Harvey Weinstein assault allegations leading to a…

What Hollywood Could Learn from Wall Street’s Sexual-Harassment Reckoning

Sheelah Kolhatkar writes about how sexual-harassment allegations in the entertainment industry could be arbitrated, as they…

What We’re Listening To This Week

Ian Crouch recommends Alex Cameron’s “Forced Witness,” Joshua Rothman recommends Colleen’s “Captain of None,” and Lauretta…

Trumpism Stumbles in Virginia, and Republicans Fall to a Democratic Wave

Benjamin Wallace-Wells writes about Ralph Northam and the Democrats’ big election wins in Virginia.