The Vox founder argues in a new book that political polarization is real—but not the problem we think it is.
Scott Porch contributes regularly to The Daily Beast on American history, politics and culture and produces The Daily Beast’s The Last Laugh podcast.
Podcast host and former Obama speechwriter Jon Favreau goes to Pennsylvania, Florida, Wisconsin, and Arizona and talks to Obama voters who strayed from Democrats in 2020.
The revolutionaries take center stage in “Music: A Subversive History,” a big dive into the under-explored lives of the visionaries who bend the establishment toward their sound.
The conservative columnist and author argues that “we have to clear the ground and remove this awful presence from our lives.”
What does history’s magic 8-ball say about how we wound up with Donald Trump? Two historians try to supply the context.
The former U.S. attorney talks about the cases against the president, his new book on justice, and that famous phone call.
The noted historian talks about her new single-volume US history and about the role of the historian, who is, she says, not a critic or moralist but a sleuth and a storyteller.
Historian and trend-spotter Yuval Noah Harari discounts the daily news cycle and looks at the long arc to see where work, life and democracy are headed.
Self-driving vehicles are up and running in one Phoenix suburb, and automotive engineer Lawrence D. Burns writes in ‘Autonomy’ that they’ll be ubiquitous in a decade.
The historian has been closely watching what happens in the Oval Office since she was a White House intern under LBJ. She talks about empathy, adversity, and building a good team.