Charlie Bertsch / 23 Feb 2022

Echoes of the Past

Water and Tears, by Il Santo Bevitore

For the first thirty seconds, Il Santo Bevitore’s “Fractured Belief” sounds like the sort of music that would be made by the driving force behind a music festival called Dronica, reminiscent of an early Sub Pop song played at 16rpm.(...)

John Foster / 08 Jan 2021

Killed by Nationalism

Ashli Babbitt and the Capitol Riot

Ashli Babbitt was shot to death by police during the mob breach of the Capitol building on Wednesday. She was 35 years old and had spent 14 years in the US Air Force.(...)

John Foster / 13 Nov 2020

The Truth About Lying

Marcus Gilroy-Ware’s After the Fact?

Americans are fond of mouthing Senator Daniel Moynihan’s most famous bon mot: “You have a right to your own opinions, but you don’t have right to your own facts.”(...)

Josh White / 21 Sep 2020

Waiting for Q

Britain Gets Conspiracy Theory

Anti-lockdown marches in London have brought together very confused people into direct contact with anti-vaxxers and far-right activists.(...)

Joe Keady / 21 Feb 2020

Hatred Made Him Do It

The Tobias Rathjen Murders

The facts of the Hanau killings are not in dispute: the assailant, 43-year-old Tobias Rathjen, entered a hookah bar on Wednesday night and began firing indiscriminately before shooting several more people at a kiosk. (...)