Politics


Our Lives as Unhappy Consumers

By Mark Boyle

As we lose touch with the world around us, we become dependent on technology, on quantity over quality, and on consuming rather than experiencing. We should be working to fix that.


Photo Essay: Day Two of the 2016 Democratic National Convention

Photos by Devin Lightner

Street scenes from Philadelphia on day two of the 2016 Democratic National Convention.


Photo Essay: Day One of the 2016 Democratic National Convention

Photos by Devin Lightner

Street scenes from Philadelphia on day one of the 2016 Democratic National Convention.


Photo Essay: Day Three of the 2016 Republican National Convention

Photos by Devin Lightner

Street scenes from Cleveland during day three of the 2016 Republican National Convention.


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Bridging the Partisan Divide

Mark Gerzon

While we try to identify with the box we plan on checking in the next election, Mark Gerzon and other trailblazers are working to reunite Americans to be able to work more efficiently with each other.


Photo Essay: Day Two of the 2016 Republican National Convention

Photos by Devin Lightner

Street scenes from Cleveland during day two of the 2016 Republican National Convention.


Photo Essay: Day One of the 2016 Republican National Convention

Photos by Kevin Powell

An inside look at the first day of the 2016 Republican National Convention.


More Money More Political Problems

By Andrew Gumbel

In an electoral system that’s become more about cash flow than majority voters, wealth forces a cycle of media and money that leaves representative democracy in the dust.



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