A weekly reading of the magazine’s “Comment” essay.
A Climate Change?
In “A Climate Change?,” Elizabeth Kolbert writes about climate change and the new age of extinction.
In "Trust Me," Amy Davidson Sorkin reports on how last week's debate was largely about how radical, or just how ambitious, the Party and its candidates are prepared to be.
This Is a Test
In "This Is a Test," Jelani Cobb delves into the clashes over the New York City school system's reforms.
Another Race to Run
In "Another Race to Run," Amy Davidson Sorkin writes about the complexities of the Senate race.
Hong Kong on the March
In "Hong Kong on the March," Evan Osnos reports on how the mass demonstrations are in bold defiance of Chinese authority, but a crackdown could be incalculably costly.
In "See Nothing," Amy Davidson Sorkin reports on the failure to see what Jeffrey Epstein was doing.