December 27, 2021 Archive December 2021

How Michael Carolan broke down political barriers by asking middle-class people to pick berries

How Cup Noodles became one of the biggest transpacific business success stories of all time

George R.R. Martin enthusiastically recommends "The Great" on Hulu

Top Florida newspaper knocks Gov. Ron DeSantis for fear-mongering "critical race theory" bill

Fast-spreading omicron variant drives up pediatric hospitalizations in parts of U.S.

Poor People's Campaign, progressive members of Congress vow to fight on for BBB

Will Congress use its unused 232-year-old power — just in time to save our republic?

How Amanda Hesser changed the way we cook

The meaning of words: Orwell, Didion, Trump and the death of language

The conservative urge to be a victim: Why right-wing victimhood is spreading so fast

When everything’s wrong, only baked pasta feels right

Jan. 6 committee to investigate Trump’s calls to allies at Willard Hotel before Capitol riot

Don't get too excited about MAGA anger at Trump over vaccines — they won't ever ditch him

Fox News guest exposes Jim Jordan: "This is the same Jim Jordan who covered up a sexual crime"

The double-vaccinated are barely protected from omicron — but those with boosters are in good shape

"The Georgia way": What 2021 taught Democrats about how to win elections in the South

Best of 2021: Rapture in the Zoom

“There is no federal solution”: Biden says governors must take the lead in COVID response

December’s tornadoes show a country desperately in need of disaster reform