A good P.R. team used to be enough to shield extractive industries from climate accountability. A recent court decision may signal a change.
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Clubs are desperate for money, but they’re also reckoning with the end of mass culture.
The surveillance-capitalist giant fired some of its most popular researchers—and revealed its true colors in the process.
The tech giant’s war on the Australian government shows that Mark Zuckerberg thinks he’s not only above the law, but powerful enough to bend it to his will.
Good riddance to the fake redneck, the cancer-charity grifter, and the amoral Florida Woman.
MAGA Nation’s thirst for viral clout is going to get more people killed.
How the Capitol riot was a natural consequence of the country’s response to the 9/11 attacks
There’s a lot of damage he can do to America during the lame-duck period before President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration.
Christopher Chitty’s “Sexual Hegemony” is a galaxy-brain examination of the ways in which markets and sexuality intersect.
In his spectacular departure from The Intercept, he previewed a new media venture that seems destined to showcase the most insufferable people in American media.
In the 1950s, the residents of Mosinee, Wisconsin, staged a coup to warn of the dangers of the red menace. The lessons of that historical footnote have never been more relevant.
There’s no question that climate change is killing people—but you could also argue that it qualifies as wanton extermination of entire cultures.
In the Obama era, they resisted “presidential tyranny.” Now they want to help Trump crack American skulls in the streets.
Republicans have erected a conservative fortress in the federal judiciary. Our founding documents provide the means to knock it down.
He could be a rising star of the party or an alt-right Trojan horse. Or maybe there’s no difference between the two.
Stuff himself as he may with refried globs of culture war muck, the president has a hole in his gullet that he’ll never quite fill.
Inside the hell of solitary confinement
The conservative justice’s ruling in favor of gay, queer, and transgender workers shows the limits of the right’s Faustian bargain on judges.