Readers are invited to submit mementos—from quotes to videos to books to movies—that best capture the essence of the Bush years. read more
Reports and commentary by James Fallows, Mark Bowden, Christopher Hitchens, Pat Buchanan, Robert D. Kaplan, and others. read more
Culturally, America is already post-white. Demographically, we’re headed there, too.
The radical normalcy of Michelle Obama
An inside look at how the Obama campaign tackled the thorniest issue of all
How has America changed since 2000?
The true culprits behind the excesses of the Bush presidency
The filibuster is obstructive, anachronistic, and undemocratic. It's time to kill it off for good. [WEB-ONLY]
What Chuck Schumer thinks he knows about the middle class; a profile
Market crashes are inevitable, but financial innovation and globalization have massively increased our vulnerability to them. Unless we make big regulatory changes—changes on a global scale—we should prepare for more years like this one. [WEB-ONLY]