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Saturday, December 3, 2016 - 8:00pm
    So shocking was the electoral upset that Israeli television created a word for it: mahapakh. Derived from the root that means "revolution" or "turning upside down," the word was fashioned because Menachem Begin...
Saturday, December 3, 2016 - 7:00pm
    The Fight for $15 has been incredibly successful since 100 fast-food workers first went on strike on Nov. 29, 2012, in New York City. The movement they helped create went 5-for-5 during the most recent election, winning ballot...
Saturday, December 3, 2016 - 6:00pm
    Attaching labels to people is all the rage in the U.S. Current favorites include "nationalist" and "globalist." Those designations aren't much use -- and not just because people don't like being labeled....
Saturday, December 3, 2016 - 5:00pm
    The phrase "alt-right" was conceived as a catchall for various unsavory subcommunities of the anti-establishment conservative right by Richard Spencer. The baby-faced white nationalist founded AlternativeRight.com in 2010...
Saturday, December 3, 2016 - 4:00pm
    Everybody knew that, sooner or later, this would be a problem. There's no way that Donald Trump, with his name emblazoned on dozens of business properties around the world, could escape conflicts of interest if ever elected...
Saturday, December 3, 2016 - 3:00pm
    Hillary Clinton won the popular vote by more than 2 million, and she would probably be president-elect if the director of the FBI hadn’t laid such a heavy thumb on the scales, just days before the election. But it shouldn...
Saturday, December 3, 2016 - 2:00pm
    Democrats from President Barack Obama on down are blaming their 2016 debacle in part on too much "identity politics" - messaging aimed not at voters broadly, but at Latinos, women, African-Americans and the LGBT community...
Saturday, December 3, 2016 - 1:00pm
    I miss him already. Miss his steady rationality, his I-got-this mien, the eight years without a hint of personal scandal. And not to be overlooked, I miss the wit of Barack Obama. No president has had a better comic sensibility....
Saturday, December 3, 2016 - 12:00pm
    In my politically diverse extended family, Thanksgiving was always a happy version of "Crossfire" or "Firing Line," the occasion for raucous debates over the future of our country. My childhood and early teen...
Saturday, December 3, 2016 - 11:00am
    "The Theater must always be a safe and special place," President-elect Donald Trump tweeted after the audience and cast of "Hamilton" confronted Vice President-elect Mike Pence following a performance last week....
Saturday, December 3, 2016 - 10:00am
    I was a young lawyer in the civil rights division at the Justice Department in 1981 when I first encountered Jeff Sessions, then the new U.S. attorney for Alabama. I met him while I was handling a major voting rights case in Mobile,...
Saturday, December 3, 2016 - 9:00am
    By now you’ve probably heard that Vice President-elect Mike Pence was booed by fellow theater-goers at a performance of the musical Hamilton, an unlikely hip-hop sensation that tells the story of Alexander Hamilton and other...
Saturday, December 3, 2016 - 8:00am
    If your family is like mine, chances are that at some point Thursday afternoon or evening, you're going to have to say something upbeat. A family member will suggest going around the table, so that each of us can tell the group...
Friday, December 2, 2016 - 8:00pm
    As you pick up your Thanksgiving turkey this year, you may look to see whether it's organic, free range, and humanely raised and slaughtered. What the label won't tell you is how the men and women in the poultry plant who...
Friday, December 2, 2016 - 7:00pm
    Was the 2016 presidential election hacked? It's hard to tell. There were no obvious hacks on Election Day, but new reports have raised the question of whether voting machines were tampered with in three states that Donald Trump...
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