He declared his intention to vote Trump in 2020—even though he thinks Trump surrounded himself with awful people.
Conor FriedersdorfLast night, Chris Christie gave an interview to @JeffreyGoldberg that I found striking. It’s hard to think of anyone who calls themselves a supporter of a president piling up a more scathing indictment of that leader.
A tech entrepreneur wants to track the residents of a high-crime American community.
Conor FriedersdorfA tech entrepreneur is planning to conduct intrusive, years long, aerial mass surveillance of a major American city.
He will be recording high-res video of where most everyone travels over a wide area. Get ready, Chicago, St. Louis, or Baltimore.
For 30 years, we’ve trusted human-resources departments to prevent and address workplace sexual harassment. How’s that working out?
Conor FriedersdorfRead @CaitlinPacific on an important, specific illustration of a common flaw in American life: reacting to sustained failure by concentrating more money, power in the bureaucracies that failed.
Today's guest is David French, a senior writer for National Review and a columnist for Time. He's one of the most prominent Never Trump conservatives in the country and he recently has been attacked by fellow right-wingers for—get this—being just...
Social media disproportionately focus the public’s attention on that which most divides us.
Conor FriedersdorfThe Kyle Kashuv story is a ‘scissor’ - a controversy that seems perfectly calibrated to polarize public opinion.
This article suggests steps both sides could take to turn a polarizing matter into a constructive one. Blunt the scissor’s edge.
Conor FriedersdorfFor all these reasons, this “scissor” controversy is one that should cause us to resist being polarized along its peculiar lines. My piece spells out one way forward with that mission in mind
National Review senior writer Michael Brendan Dougherty delivers a meditation on belonging, fatherhood, and nationalism, through a series of letters to his estranged Irish father. The child of an Irish...