The airliner had turned back toward the airport before it crashed, minutes after takeoff, Iranian officials reported. The flight data recorders were recovered but said to be damaged.
Adam Serwer🍝I’m no Trumpist, but I’m not inclined to blame Trump for Iran downing an airplane. Nations that use military force are themselves responsible for the civilian casualties they cause, deliberately or accidentally.
A dispute between a small group of scholars and the authors of The New York Times Magazine’s issue on slavery represents a fundamental disagreement over the trajectory of American society.
Adam Serwer🍝I wrote about the clash between a group of historians and the New York Times over the 1619 Project, and how there’s a deeper conflict at work not just over facts, but about how to interpret the arc of American history.
Trump’s executive order reaffirms the Obama administration’s interpretation of civil rights law.
Adam Serwer🍝Read @mjs_DC on the Trump EO on anti-semitism, which is far less sweeping and alarming than first reported. It’s not clear that it changes much at all, and is rooted in similar interpretations of anti-discrimination law used by prior administrations.
Jewish Insider has obtained a draft of the executive order that President Donald Trump will sign this afternoon at the White House. As first reported by The New York Times on Tuesday, the order formally calls on government departments enforcing...
Adam Serwer🍝The executive order on anti-semitism does not look like what the Times reported it was.