The SCREEN NEW DEAL

For a few fleeting moments during New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s daily coronavirus briefing on Wednesday, the somber grimace that has filled our screens for weeks was briefly replaced by something...

Voting Activist Desmond Meade on Re-enfranchising People & Why “Ex-Felon” Is a Dehumanizing Label

In Florida, tens of thousands of newly eligible voters who were previously disenfranchised due to their criminal records turned out to the polls for the 2020 election. Amendment 4, a measure...

The 10 Coolest Neighborhoods in Bangkok

The 10 Coolest Neighborhoods in Bangkok. A number of different factors come into play when deciding on the best neighborhoods in Bangkok. Whether it is nightlife, history, or delicious eats visitors...

The Taliban Is Taking Over Afghanistan and Its Drug Trade

The Taliban, an Islamic fundamentalist group that brutally ruled Afghanistan in the late ’90s, has taken over more than half of Afghanistan’s provincial capitals as of yesterday evening, including the country’s...

GOP Criminalizes Dissent with Anti-Riot Laws Targeting Black Lives Matter & Anti-Pipeline Protests

AMY GOODMAN: This is Democracy Now!, democracynow.org, The Quarantine Report. I’m Amy Goodman, as we turn now to look at a slew of laws pending in Republican-led state legislatures that criminalize...

The Unlikely Reanimation of H.P. Lovecraft

American history is filled with writers whose genius was underappreciated—or altogether ignored—in their lifetime. Most of Emily Dickinson’s poems weren’t discovered and published until after her death. F. Scott Fitzgerald “died...

JPMorgan to sublet office space as it ponders work-from-home

JPMorgan Chase is marketing a big chunk of its Manhattan office space as the company re-evaluates the future of its workforce. The New York-based bank is looking to sublet about 700,000 square feet at 4 New York Plaza in the Financial District and more than 100,000 square feet at 5 Manhattan West in the Hudson Yards area, Bloomberg News reported. Brokers at JLL are marketing the space.

Can Kids Revive Retail?

They may roll their eyes, have cooties, and never admit they started it, but kids are really good at making you buy them things—and that may be key to jumpstarting a stagnant...

Former fighter pilot launches Senate challenge against McConnell

Amy McGrath, a Kentucky Democrat and former fighter pilot who lost a House race last year, said Tuesday she's running for Senate against Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in what could be one of...

America’s Best Drug Dealers Are A-List Celebrities

Over the past two decades, Americans have proved willing to do lots of things at Martha Stewart’s behest. They will decoupage. They will make their own holiday wreaths. They will boil...

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