The Blog

Mexico Must Keep its Reforms

Getting rid of any of the structural reforms would be a step backwards for Mexico.

Existential TV

What The Truman Show says about the anxiety of reality TV.

An Interview with Jo Aggarwal, Co-inventor of Wysa

"Our mission is to make the world mentally resilient, it isn’t to cure depression—it isn’t to cure a mental illness. We’re out there to make sure that nobody is completely alone."

An Interview with Joel Benenson, Chief Strategist and Pollster to Obama and Clinton Campaigns

"Everything about [Obama’s] campaign from beginning to end—the culture, the historic nature of it—was secondary; it was just an unbelievable team effort, and he was an extraordinary candidate."

An Interview with Evan McMullin, Former Independent Presidential Candidate

"We’ve got to have leaders who will not give in to the temptation to exacerbate and then capitalize on those divisions for political purposes."

The Natalist Question

Whether to Curse the Day You Were Born

Literature Review: The Accusation by Bandi

The Accusation is a collection of short stories that were penned by a North Korean author, under the pseudonym of Bandi.

“Our Country, Our Home:” Alternative for Germany and The Politics of National Guilt

The meaning of heimat, and the rise of the AfD party in Germany.

An Interview with Cory Booker

"If I didn’t have the job I have now, I’d still be doing what I’m doing now, which is trying to advocate for this country to live up to its promise to all Americans."

Election Day 2017 Liveblog

Welcome to The Politic's liveblog covering the results of the 2017 elections!

Letter from the Section Editor

Welcome to The Sophist, a new Politic platform.

The Case Against Classroom Zen

Why it’s wrong and reductive to teach mindfulness meditation in public schools.