David Graeber at his home in Manhattan in in 2005. A public intellectual, professor, political activist and author, he captivated a cult following that grew globally with each book he published over the last decade.Credit...Jennifer S. Altman for The New York Times
By infecting three of the world’s most right-wing leaders, the coronavirus underscored not only the incompetence and irresponsibility of their governments – but the truth that their brand of populism doesn't keep people safe.
"POTUS" is an acronym political journalists frequently use when talking about the President of the United States. However, "POTUS" seems a woefully soft and inadequate word to describe the current occupant of the Oval Office.
Washington Post reporter Drew Harwell talks about how Americans are welcoming surveillance devices like Ring and Nest into their homes, and — as they can now watch their front doors, babysitters, children and pets all day long — how surveillance has become normalized.