A Reporter at Large The Message of Measles
As public-health officials confront the largest outbreak in the U.S. in decades, they’ve been fighting as much against dangerous ideas as they have against the disease.
by Nick Paumgarten
Dept. of Dissent Justice Stevens’s Dissenting Shakespeare Theory
Among the late Supreme Court Justice’s controversial opinions: a belief that the Bard’s works were actually written by Edward de Vere, the seventeenth Earl of Oxford.
by Tyler Foggatt
A Critic at Large The Empty Promise of Boris Johnson
The man expected to be Britain’s next Prime Minister makes people in power, including himself, appear ridiculous, but that doesn’t mean he’d dream of handing power to anybody else.
by Sam Knight