Politics

How America’s Insane Dairy Lobby Made Milk Every State’s Official Beverage

Along with the TV commercial for Cats on Broadway and the one for mail-order CD compilation Pure Moods, another ad from childhood lingers. Initially airing…

How Your Political Views Are Shaped By Your Genes

“Through the darkness, We can find a pathway… That will take us halfway… to the stars…”  That’s the opening line to a song written by…

‘Eat the Rich’ Is the Rallying Cry of 2020

Trump crowds love a stupid chant. Sometimes it’s as blandly nationalist as “USA! USA!” Elsewhere, at the mention of Rep. Ilhan Omar, you had the…

An Oral History of Trump’s Love of Van Damme’s ‘Bloodsport’

“We hadn’t been airborne long when Trump decided to watch a movie. He’d brought along Michael, a recent release, but 20 minutes after popping it…