Can Bourdain’s death generate a conversation about alcoholism The author didn’t know Anthony Bourdain, but felt like she did in one small important way: In him, she saw an alcoholic with a front-stage vigorous attempt to do it successfully.
Kim Jong Un just got one of the most coveted invitations for any foreign leader — a White House visit. That would make Kim the latest in a string of despots and dictators who over the years get to pose for an Oval Office grip and grin.
California’s top two primary, adopted in 2010 at the urging of Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, is loathed by party leaders. And Democrats worried this year that it advantaged the GOP. But it’s not going away any time soon.
Election day in America reinforces our democratic values and reminds us that power resides in the hands of the people. In too many nations, however, the electoral process and democratic institutions are fractured and failing.