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Why Trump Has Such a Soft Spot for Russia

The key thing to keep in mind is that his worldview is a lot like Putin’s. It’s the simplest explanation for everything we’re seeing.

By Andrew Sullivan

Did Trump Just Help Stop Brexit?

Trump just humiliated Theresa May, but the endorsement of a despised U.S. president might prove to be the Brexit hard-liners’ undoing.

By Andrew Sullivan

Is the World Done With Liberal Democracy?

Elites see the rise of “strongmen” like Trump as a detour, but Italy’s election is yet another sign that populist nationalism is here to stay.

By Andrew Sullivan

Why We Should Say Yes to Drugs

Our society is starved for compassion, gratitude, spirituality, and connection. Psychedelics can help.

By Andrew Sullivan

Kanye West and the Question of Freedom

As American politics have become increasingly tribal, our willingness to disagree has been replaced with an impulse to loathe and expel.

By Andrew Sullivan

Kanye West and the Question of Freedom

As American politics have become increasingly tribal, our willingness to disagree has been replaced with an impulse to loathe and expel.

By Andrew Sullivan

Will There Always Be an England?

Anxiety is a predictable and understandable response to the U.K.’s ethnic and cultural transformation. Ignoring it gave us Brexit (and Trump).

By Andrew Sullivan

A Democracy Disappears

Americans should watch what is happening in Hungary with a great deal of attention — and alarm about similar trends playing out at home.

By Andrew Sullivan

Is This the Beginning of Trump’s End?

Trump maintains a cultish following, but with a new wave of scandal, his incompetence and boundless corruption may start to seep through.

By Andrew Sullivan

How Do We Cope With Trump?

The antidote to our toxic political and cultural climate: Look to figures who found themselves in similar circumstances yet kept their heads.

By Andrew Sullivan