Trump’s warnings of a violent left are hand-me-downs from his vigilante predecessors

Anti-racist and anti-fascist protesters face off against far-right militias and white pride organizations in Stone Mountain, Georgia. Photo: Logan Cyrus/Getty Images


Military dogs like the one made famous by the raid in Syria have a long pedigree

A photo of Conan, a female Belgian Malinois military working dog.
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The Trump administration will begin executing federal inmates — a draconian policy that could yield political gains

U.S. Attorney General William Banner. Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images


In going to war with Tehran, the U.S. would face a military far superior to anything it’s faced since the Vietnam War

Iranian protesters demonstrate outside the former U.S. embassy in Tehran on November 4, 2018. Photo: Majid Saeedi/Getty Images


The college admissions scandal highlights the racial disparities in sentencing for white-collar fraud

John Vandemoer leaving court in Boston. Credit: Boston Globe/Getty Images


The Pentagon seems at odds with the president over how best to prepare for climate-related extreme weather

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Trump has done irreparable harm to Americans’ faith in government, and the public’s tolerance of bureaucratic malfeasance may have reached a point of no return

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The best offensive line in the history of the game.


Jared Keller

Deputy editor at Task & Purpose. Other words for Aeon, The Atlantic, LARB, Pacific Standard, TNR, Slate, Smithsonian, the Village Voice, and elsewhere

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