Amazon and America’s Real Divide

AP Photo/Cliff Owen Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos speaks at The Economic Club of Washington.  While America was fixated on the most tumultuous midterm election in modern history, Amazon reportedly decided that its much-vaunted “second headquarters” would be split between Long Island City in Queens and Crystal City, across...

Staten Island Goes Purple

Bill Lyons/Staten Island Advance via AP, Pool Democratic Representative-elect for New York's 11th Congressional District Max Rose in a debate with incumbent Daniel Donovan Voters on Staten Island—long the only Republicn corner of New York City—have turned their Republican Congressman Dan Donovan out of office. New York’s 11th...

What’s happening in Brazil?

We try to make sense of the recent election of far-right politician Jair Bolsonaro as president of Brazil, with the help of three experts in Brazilian politics and society. Who voted for Bolsonaro and why? What role is being played by the army? Can he deliver on his promises? And what does his election...