The New Yorker

The Extraordinary Impeachment Testimony of Fiona Hill

The Extraordinary Impeachment Testimony of Fiona Hill

John Cassidy writes about Fiona Hill, a Russia expert formerly at the National Security Council, who testified before the House Intelligence Committee, on Thursday, in the impeachment inquiry of
The Wondrous Heroism of Mr. Rogers in “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood”

The Wondrous Heroism of Mr. Rogers in “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood”

Richard Brody reviews the film “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood,” starring Tom Hanks and Matthew Rhys and directed by Marielle Heller, about Fred Rogers.
Black Voters in Atlanta Weigh Their Presidential Options During the Democratic Debate

Black Voters in Atlanta Weigh Their Presidential Options During the Democratic Debate

Charles Bethea talks to African-American voters at a watch party at Atlanta Technical College for the most recent Democratic Presidential debate.
Conversations with Ma: Posing for Pictures

Conversations with Ma: Posing for Pictures

Julia Wertz illustrates a humorous installment of “Conversations with Ma” in which a mother and daughter go through old photographs.
How Impeachment Played at the Democratic Debate in Atlanta

How Impeachment Played at the Democratic Debate in Atlanta

Amy Davidson Sorkin writes on the discussion of the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump at the Democratic debate in Atlanta, Georgia, on Wednesday night, including comments by Elizabeth
Maisie Cousins’s Visceral Images of Desire and Decay

Maisie Cousins’s Visceral Images of Desire and Decay

Coralie Kraft on the photographer Maisie Cousins, who captures jarring images of body parts and food products, and her place in feminist photography.
The Mysteries of “Baby Shark”

The Mysteries of “Baby Shark”

Lizzie Widdicombe on the children's song “Baby Shark,” which has been transformed into a viral video and live tour.
Daily Cartoon: Thursday, November 21st

Daily Cartoon: Thursday, November 21st

Brendan Loper’s Daily Cartoon depicts two men speaking about the lessons they have learned so far from the Trump impeachment hearings.
How George Eliot’s “Middlemarch” Resonates in the England of 2019

How George Eliot’s “Middlemarch” Resonates in the England of 2019

Rebecca Mead on reading George Eliot’s “Middlemarch” two hundred years after the author's birth, and its significance in Brexit-era U.K.
Trump Impeachment Inquiry: Watch the Live Stream of Testimony by Fiona Hill and David Holmes

Trump Impeachment Inquiry: Watch the Live Stream of Testimony by Fiona Hill and David Holmes

Fiona Hill, the N.S.C. senior director in charge of Ukraine policy, and David Holmes, a career Foreign Service officer, testify on Day 5 of the impeachment-inquiry hearings.
My Two-Year-Old Requests Just One More Song Before Bed

My Two-Year-Old Requests Just One More Song Before Bed

Jesse Eisenberg imagines a humorous exchange between a dad and his toddler before bedtime.
David Attenborough on the Variety and Resiliency of Nature

David Attenborough on the Variety and Resiliency of Nature

Carolyn Kormann writes about Sir David Attenborough, the ninety-three-year-old British naturalist and the host of “Life on Earth,” “Blue Planet,” and other nature-focussed programming.
The Art of the Impeachment Podcast

The Art of the Impeachment Podcast

Sarah Larson reviews a spate of new podcasts devoted to the Donald Trump impeachment inquiry, including the New York Times’ “The Latest,” BuzzFeed News’s “Impeachment Today,” and NBC News’s “Article
Joe Biden Stumbles Again on Race at the Fifth Democratic Debate

Joe Biden Stumbles Again on Race at the Fifth Democratic Debate

Eric Lach on the discussion of race at the fifth Democratic primary debate, including interesting exchanges among Kamala Harris, Pete Buttigieg, Joe Biden, and Cory Booker.
House Impeachment Inquiry: What Will the Republicans Do for Trump After Gordon Sondland’s Testimony?

House Impeachment Inquiry: What Will the Republicans Do for Trump After Gordon Sondland’s Testimony?

John Cassidy writes about how the revealing testimony of Gordon Sondland in the House impeachment hearings against Donald Trump will affect the Republicans’ defense strategy.
The Search for Pizzazz at the Impeachment Reality Show

The Search for Pizzazz at the Impeachment Reality Show

Emily Nussbaum on the spectacle of the televised House impeachment hearings and how narrative and storytelling could impact them.
The 2020 Democratic Debates Come to Atlanta, Signalling Georgia’s New Political Importance

The 2020 Democratic Debates Come to Atlanta, Signalling Georgia’s New Political Importance

Jelani Cobb writes on the upcoming Democratic Presidential debate at Tyler Perry Studios, in Atlanta, Georgia, and on the recent responses to Elizabeth Warren, Pete Buttigieg, Julián Castro, and other
Ambassador Sondland’s Revenge in the Trump Impeachment Inquiry

Ambassador Sondland’s Revenge in the Trump Impeachment Inquiry

Susan B. Glasser writes about Gordon Sondland, the U.S. Ambassador to the European Union, and his testimony before the House Intelligence Committee, in which he affirmed a “quid pro quo” for aid to
Modern Moral Compasses

Modern Moral Compasses

Annelise Capossela and Julia Edelman illustrate humorous modern scenarios in which it would be helpful to have a moral compass.
Bolivia’s Evo Morales Wants to Stay in the Game

Bolivia’s Evo Morales Wants to Stay in the Game

John Lee Anderson writes about Evo Morales, who recently resigned as President of Bolivia during what some call a coup and others call a democratic uprising.