Eric Lach writes about what is likely to happen now that Congress has failed to override President Donald Trump‘s veto of a measure to cancel his declared national emergency for border-wall funding and the fight is expected to move to the courts.
John Cassidy writes about the Mueller report, which, according to a summary issued by Attorney General William Barr, neither concludes that the President committed obstruction of justice nor exonerates him.
Amy Davidson Sorkin writes about the latest voting plan for Brexit, which does not guarantee a clear path forward.
Tom Chitty illustrates a humorous series of fake campaign posters, from the candidates Spike Lee, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and others.
Samanth Subramanian on ancient board games like Fifth-eight Holes, which can serve as silent narrators of their era.
Mitch McConnell blocks Jason Adam Katzenstein‘s Daily Cartoon.
Andy Borowitz jokes about Attorney General William Barr reading ‘Moby-Dick,‘ by Herman Melville, and concluding that the book does not reference whales.
Helen Rosner writes about ‘Julia Child: The Last Interview,‘ and the progressive politics of Julia Child, who once lead a series of cooking classes to raise money for Planned Parenthood.
Kathryn Kvas humorously imagines what dry cleaners are really doing to your stained clothes, instead of actually cleaning them.
Sheelah Kolhatkar writes about a push by Walmart employees to put retail workers on the company‘s board, and efforts to raise wages for lower-level employees.
Charles Bethea writes about the disappearance of local newspapers and the lack of reporters on the environmental beat in Kentucky, especially at the Louisville Courier-Journal.
Colson Whitehead reads his short story ‘The Match,‘ from the April 1, 2019, issue of The New Yorker.
Amanda Petrusich writes about Scott Walker, the prescient, literary musician and former member of the Walker Brothers, who died on March 22nd, in London.
Ed Caesar speaks with David Remnick about Arron Banks, a British businessman who played an outsized role in the Brexit campaign, and the uncertain future of Britain‘s departure from the E.U.
Barry Blitt‘s Daily Cartoon watches Robert Mueller receive the public‘s reactions.
Ali Fitzgerald humorously illustrates animal influencers of the nineteen-twenties, including a travel photographer, the original pizza rat, and more.
Eren Orbey writes on ‘Ke Lefa Laka: Her-Story,‘ a photo series by the South African photographer Lebohang Kganye.
Sarah Larson reviews ‘Case Closed,‘ which tells the story of Erin Corwin, a nineteen-year-old woman who was found murdered after she went missing from Joshua Tree National Park.
Christopher Weyant‘s Daily Cartoon shows what the Mueller report has done to Trump.
Poetry by Christian Wiman: ‘I don‘t want to carry handcrafted Marseille soap, / or tsampa and yak butter, / or nine thousand varieties of wine.‘
‘Milk of Paradise,‘ ‘The Twice-Born,‘ ‘Bowlaway,‘ and ‘99 Nights in Logar.‘
The sixteenth-century Venetian may have created masterpieces, but perfection wasn‘t his game, Peter Schjeldahl writes.
Rather than reimagining his source material, Earle doesn‘t monkey much with the late Guy Clark‘s melodies, Amanda Petrusich writes
Some of Andrea Dworkin‘s beliefs have fallen out of fashion, but her writing remains a model for enacting politics on the page, Lauren Oyler writes.