Timothy NoahAttention economic-policy nerds: Emmanuel Saez and Gabriel Zucman, authors of a new book on taxation, have created a free widget to simulate various changes to the tax system and their impact on inequality.
The White House on Monday said President Trump “strongly condemns” a fake video depicting him killing members of the news media and political rivals.
Timothy NoahThe pathological Trumpworld fantasies of violence against Democrats and the MSM are indeed alarming, and could well inspire real violence. But don’t they signal also Trump’s growing marginalization as a political force? Discuss.
Timothy NoahLet’s give the Nobel to the first economist who can explain why a scurrilous gossip rag would spend election eve shredding compromising documents about the next president of the United States.
What the Amazon founder and CEO wants for his empire and himself, and what that means for the rest of us.
Timothy NoahSometimes an intended excoriation reads exactly like a puff piece. We learn here that Jeff Bezos is a danger to the republic b/c ... he’s the greatest business genius who ever lived! I wouldn’t be surprised to learn Bezos bought 5 copies for his mother.
For a moment, it looked as the Syrian conflict was finally producing clear winners and losers. But now another front has opened up – and the return of one of the conflict’s most violent players is in the offing
Timothy Noah“Never get ino a well with an American rope.”
Timothy Noah"The State Department and the White House had ordered Yovanovitch not to attend, prompting them to issue a subpoena. Yovanovitch, they said, agreed to comply with the subpoena over her agency's objections."
Those of us who have devotedly followed Michael Apted’s one-of-a-kind British film series for the past several decades anticipate with great warmth—and more ...
Timothy NoahThe documentary filmmaker Michael Apted is (ironically) kind of a rambling, inarticulate interview subject here, and the interviewer isn’t great either. Still, there are moments of interest in this N.Y. Film Festival video podcast about “63 Up.”