1. police brutality
    This Will Not Be ContainedTwo weeks in George Floyd’s America.
  2. the national interest
    Trump Has Gone Full AuthoritarianHis first term reaches a violent crescendo.
  3. pivot
    Mark Zuckerberg Doesn’t Care About the First AmendmentKara Swisher and Scott Galloway discuss Facebook’s refusal to censor President Trump and its CEO’s motivations.
  4. protests
    Huge ‘Black Lives Matter’ Mural Painted on Street Leading to White HouseBlack Lives Matter D.C. called the move a “performative distraction from real policy changes” meant to appease “white liberals.”
  5. vision 2020
    Trump Declares Victory Over Everything After Jobs ReportA surprisingly good jobs report leads Trump to suggest that even George Floyd is posthumously enjoying his self-congratulations.
  6. the national interest
    Why the Security Establishment is Revolting Against Trump NowMaybe they weren’t just worried he would undercut the neocon war machine.
  7. jobs report
    Why the Shockingly Good Jobs Report Might Be Bad NewsThe report indicates that unemployment is higher than its own official rate suggests. If Congress misses that caveat, it could undermine the recovery.
  8. politics
    Trump Tweets Letter From Ex-Lawyer That Calls Protesters ‘Terrorists’John Dowd’s extreme take on the demonstrators massing near the White House is music to the president’s ears.
  9. republican national convention
    Republicans Relocate Convention, Seeking Freedom From Coronavirus PrecautionsTurns out Trump wasn’t bluffing about ditching North Carolina, but it’s unclear where he can have the unrestricted convention of his dreams.
  10. george floyd protests
    With Murkowski ‘Struggling’ Over Trump Vote, He Says He’ll Back Her OpponentShe could be a prospect for a party-switch after November, particularly now that Trump is vowing to oppose her reelection.
  11. the national circus
    Frank Rich: America’s Eternal Battle With ItselfThe country’s latest existential struggle over race brings to mind 1968 — and 1868.
  12. coronavirus stimulus
    Will We Get a Second Round of Coronavirus Stimulus Checks?Support for a second check has dropped in the Senate, particularly after the May Jobs Report, and the timetable for action has slowed down.
  13. insurrection act
    Tom Cotton Is Wrong About the Insurrection ActThere’s really no recent precedent for presidents’ sending in the troops without the consent of governors who aren’t in open rebellion.
  14. feuds
    Watch Rudy Giuliani and Piers Morgan Argue Over Whose Fall Was More PatheticStop fighting, you’re both right!
  15. the national interest
    Mattis Calls Trump Unfit. Trump Calls Mattis Yet Another of His Terrible Hires.The president formally responds to the most serious charge yet made by a Cabinet official against a president.
  16. george floyd
    ‘This Is a Moment of Profound Possibility’: A Conversation With Cory BookerThe senator and former 2020 presidential candidate talks about the protests, the prospect of police reform, and Donald Trump.
  17. george floyd
    Read What Presidents Obama, Bush, Carter, and Clinton Said About George FloydEvery living former president has weighed in on the killing of George Floyd and the subsequent nationwide unrest.
  18. george floyd protests
    Former Pentagon Chief James Mattis Blasts Trump for Violating ConstitutionIt’s not a good sign when former subordinates trained for quiet discipline begin to call Trump a threat to the Constitution.
  19. vision 2020
    Biden’s Polling Lead Over Trump Is Getting Seriously LargeWith five months to go, Biden’s leading nationally by a comfortable margin and also in six battleground states Trump won in 2016.
  20. george floyd
    The Black Christian Leaders Revolted by Trump’s Bible Stunt“I think it’s blasphemous.”
  21. george floyd protests
    All 4 Officers in George Floyd Case Now Face ChargesMinnesota attorney general Keith Ellison raised the charges against Derek Chauvin, allowing him to charge three other former police officers.
  22. policing
    Cops Get Away With Murder Because They’re PopularThe police are legally unaccountable because they’re politically powerful. Reforms must attack — and circumvent — the sources of their power.
  23. florida man
    Trump’s Voter Registration Mistake Is What He’d Call FraudHe had to correct his Florida voter registration after initially listing the White House, which is not in Florida, as his “legal residence.”
  24. what's past is prologue
    Trump Is Reviving the Disgraceful Legacy of ‘Law-and-Order’ PoliticsTrump’s rhetoric echos Nixon and Reagan — but unlike his predecessors, he’s incapable of posing as a force for unity as well as repression.
  25. george floyd protests
    Defense Secretary: Trump Shouldn’t Invoke Insurrection Act to Quell ProtestsMark Esper may be reflecting military leaders’ reluctance to be politicized by President Trump, who has floated sending military units to cities.
  26. george floyd
    ‘I Believe That Better Is Possible’: A Conversation With Stacey AbramsThe voting-rights advocate and former Georgia gubernatorial candidate talks about protest, policing, Trump, and the 2020 election.
  27. 2020 elections
    Steve King Finally Loses His Congressional SeatThe disgraced longtime congressman lost not because of his bigotry, but because of his loss of clout.
  28. politics
    Eliot Engel Reminds Everyone Why He Has a Primary OpponentThe 31-year congressman has an embarrassing hot-mic moment at exactly the wrong time.
  29. george floyd protests
    Christian Right Leaders Loved Trump’s Bible Photo OpTrump showed he’s willing to impose godly order on his — and white conservative Evangelicals’ — cultural enemies.
  30. protest
    D.C. Police Trapped 70 Protesters in a Private HomeThe group had to take refuge overnight after being targeted with tear gas and flashbang devices.
  31. new york city
    Cuomo Claims He Could Remove de Blasio — But We’re ‘Not at That Point’The governor said Mayor Bill de Blasio’s handling of looting in NYC Monday was a “disgrace.”
  32. the national interest
    Biden Admits Donald Trump Is Not an Aberration“I wish I could say this hate began with Donald Trump and will end with him. It didn’t and it won’t.
  33. politics
    Trump Denounced for Using the Bible As a PropThe violent clearing of peaceful protesters so Trump could awkwardly pose with the Bible is drawing condemnation from religious and political leaders.
  34. george floyd protests
    Peaceful Protesters Gassed So Trump Can Do a Sacrilegious Bible Photo OpThe president’s empty political and religious posturing reaches a new low.
  35. george floyd
    We Have Seen the ‘Outside Agitator’ and He Is UsThe forces behind our nation’s violent unrest — and unruly policing — are homegrown.
  36. george floyd protests
    Trump Mulls Declaring an Insurrection and Sending Military Into CitiesIf deployed widely without requests from state officials, such use of the military would be unprecedented.
  37. the national interest
    Trump Goes Full Authoritarian on the George Floyd ProtestsTrump talks to Putin, then says other countries are laughing at us for being weak.
  38. protest
    A 22-Year-Old Was Shot and Killed While Protesting Police BrutalityOmaha law enforcement has announced that the man who fatally shot James Scurlock will not be charged.
  39. vision 2020
    Thanks to Trump, Republicans May Skip Voting by MailSome Trump supporters in the swing state of Pennsylvania think voting by mail is bad — and they are handing Democrats an advantage.
  40. protests
    Don’t Expect Any Big, Unifying Speech From Trump. That’s Not Who He Is.Our president is a divider, not a uniter
  41. protests
    Trump Calls Governors ‘Weak,’ Tells Them to ‘Dominate’ ProtestersIf governors don’t get tough, they’re going to “look like a bunch of jerks,” Trump told them in a Monday phone call.
  42. george floyd
    The Rioters Aren’t Here to Convince YouCriticism that focuses on their strategic imprudence is misguided.
  43. vision 2020
    Texas Democrats Hold Wave-of-the-Future Virtual ConventionAs the national parties rethink convention plans due to COVID, Texas Democrats aim to show a virtual event can be not only safer but more effective.
  44. george floyd
    Will Today’s Riots Spur Electoral Backlash Like 1967’s?The nationwide scope of disturbances is reminiscent of those that fed the backlash politics of Nixon, Wallace, and Reagan.
  45. george floyd
    Public-Health Experts Warn of Coronavirus Outbreaks After George Floyd ProtestsMany protesters have been wearing masks, but chaotic mass demonstrations make social distancing nearly impossible.
  46. the national interest
    Trump’s Plan to End Obama’s Peaceful Reforms and Unshackle the Police SucceededTrump wanted to end evolutionary change within the system. He got it.
  47. vision 2020
    Let’s Nationalize the Way We Run ElectionsWith guerrilla warfare over voting procedures threatening public confidence in election results, it’s time for some clear and uniform procedures.
  48. the national interest
    New Transcript Shows Trump Adviser Michael Flynn Colluding With Russia in 2016Michael Flynn had good reason to lie to the FBI about his conversation with Russia’s ambassador.
  49. vision 2020
    Biden’s Vice-President Shortlist Is Shrinking Before Our EyesThis week, several of Biden’s more prominent prospects withdrew or saw their stock value drop due to national crises.
  50. minneapolis protests
    Trump Can’t Explain Away His Vile ‘Looting’ TweetDespite his disingenuous attempt to walk back his threat toward Minneapolis protesters, it’s clear he just wanted to pour gasoline on the fire.
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