A closer look at PredictIt and political betting markets, where users trade shares on potential results of political events. Interestingly, this world of political gambling might be the last space in American politics where the truth actually matters. Since January 2021, Iabvek—in real life, a Catholic conservative from Arizona—has made, by his own account (one […]
Michiko Kakutani is interested in how the distinction between fact and fiction has blurred — and how this makes us all complicit.
People are building rockets to propel themselves miles high so they can look down and confirm the disk-shaped flatness of our planet.
Assessing Joan Didion’s legacy reveals a fascination with the nature of narrative that often supersedes the author’s subjects.
“Please don’t give up on the truth.” A commencement address by author and historian Hampton Sides.