This is brilliant. I’m wearing one today.

When our cousins across the ocean were disheartened after the confounding¬†Brexit vote, an enterprising Brit named Allison (she didn’t want her last name shared when The Guardian interviewed her) decided there needed to be a gentle way of letting people who feel threatened know that you stand¬†with them. Well, this is our Brexit vote, and …

Did democracy die the week of July 16?

This Slate article says yes. Yascha Mounk writes: The week of July 11, 2016, has every chance of being remembered as one of those rare flurries of jumbled, inchoate, concentrated significance. The centrifugal forces that are threatening to break political systems across the world may have started to register a decade ago; they may have …