Sign in

GEN
What matters now. A publication from Medium about politics, power, and culture.

Republican Party

In GEN. More on Medium.

Vaccination mandates are the new political battleground. And now cruise lines are caught in the middle.


Kolby LaMarche was a star in the making, but he could no longer support a party pushing the politics of division

Photo courtesy of Kolby LaMarche


By failing to hold him accountable for the Capitol insurrection, Republicans have co-signed Trump’s attack on democracy

Sen. Josh Hawley gives Sen. Ted Cruz a thumbs up before the conclusion of former President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial. Photo: Brandon Bell/Getty Images


For months, Trump has lied about the 2020 election and enabled this violence

U.S. Sen. Josh Hawley sits in the House Chamber before a joint session of Congress to ratify President-elect Joe Biden’s Electoral College win. Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images.

President Donald Trump



This is what happens when you have a party that commends armed vigilantism

Police take security measurements during a third night of unrest in Kenosha, Wisconsin, United States. Photo: Tayfun Coskun/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images


Freakonomics Radio

We all know our political system is “broken” — but what if that’s not true? Some say the Republicans and Democrats constitute a wildly successful industry that has colluded to kill off competition, stifle reform, and drive the country apart. So, what are you going to do about it?

Photo: Omar Chatriwala/Getty Images


Power Trip

A month on the donor circuit with the vice president

Photo: Scott Olson/Getty


Jessica Valenti

Americans will remember what Republicans did and didn’t do when faced with a bigot

President Donald Trump speaks during a Keep America Great rally on July 17, 2019 in Greenville, North Carolina.
President Donald Trump speaks during a Keep America Great rally on July 17, 2019 in Greenville, North Carolina.
Photo: Zach Gibson/Getty


Anti-choicers are forcing Democratic candidates to defend supposed ‘birthday abortions’ — a procedure that doesn’t actually exist

Photo: Bill Pugliano/Getty

GEN

What matters now. A publication from Medium about politics, power, and culture.

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store