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When Anthony Scaramucci Fell in Love with Donald Trump

Amy Davidson Sorkin on Anthony Scaramucci’s conversation with Jake Tapper, in which Scaramucci talked about his job as Donald Trump’s communications director.

The Interpretive Extremes of Beethoven’s Diabelli Variations

Richard Brody writes about Ludwig van Beethoven’s Diabelli Variations, which Beethoven initially began to compose in response to a request from Anton Diabelli.

Maggie Haberman Talks to David Remnick about Trump and the Gang War in

Maggie Haberman covered Donald Trump years ago for the New York tabloids. Now she has a front-row seat in the White House.

A Veteran ICE Agent, Disillusioned with the Trump Era, Speaks Out

Jonathan Blitzer writes about his conversations with a longtime immigration-enforcement officer who is troubled by the agency’s hard line under Trump.

The Uncertain Musical Legacy of Merle Haggard

David Cantwell on the country musician Merle Haggard, who died in 2016, and the brevity of musical influence.

Lessons from Europe’s Fight Against Russian Disinformation

Dana Priest on how, in order to counter Russian disinformation and other fake news, European nations have come to view the media as a strategic asset.

Why Corrupt Bankers Avoid Jail

Prosecution of white-collar crime is at a twenty-year low.

Sadiq Khan Takes on Brexit and Terror

After a disastrous few months, London’s first Muslim mayor tries to protect his city’s future.

How Not to Solve the Refugee Crisis

A case of mistaken identity put the wrong man in jail. Now it highlights the failure of prosecutions to tackle a humanitarian disaster.

Trump, Jr., and Why Spies Love Business

 The President’s son’s meeting is an example of how enterprise and espionage go hand in hand.

One Man’s Two-Year Quest Not to Finish Final Fantasy VII

Simon Parkin talks to David Curry about what drives people to complete seemingly pointless Internet challenges.

What Issa Rae’s “Insecure” Gets Right

Alexis Okeowo on the second season of the HBO comedy “Insecure,” created by and starring the actress and writer Issa Rae.

The Meaning of the G.O.P.’s Health-Care Fiasco

The final drive to pass the bill will be another measure of how Trumpist the Republican Party has become.

Nicholas Stoller’s “Friends from College” and the Dangers of Nostalgia

Bruce Handy writes about Nicholas Stoller’s new Netflix series “Friends from College,” and about old pals who are bad for you.

The Transportive Power of the Cobbler’s Shop

Anna Altman writes about the transportive power of a cobbler, and the importance of finding a shoe-repair shop in one’s neighborhood.

Charles McGee’s Vibrant Art and the Beauty of Detroit

Morgan Meis on the artist Charles McGee and the significance of his new mural, “Unity,” in downtown Detroit.

What It’s Like to Get Laid Off at the Carrier Plant Trump Said He’d Save

Charles Bethea interviews Brenda Darlene Battle, a twenty-five-year Carrier veteran who lost her job amid layoffs at the Indiana plant that Trump promised to save.

The True Nature of John McCain’s Heroism

James Carroll on how the Arizona senator John McCain, recently diagnosed with a brain tumor, transformed the experience of imprisonment into a rare political openness.

An Opera of Russia’s Brutal History

Dvo?ák’s “Dimitrij,” at Bard SummerScape, is a tale of idealism, intrigue, and failed love, set in the Time of Troubles. 

The Cooper Hewitt’s All-Ages Affair

On Thursday evenings, the museum hosts an outdoor party with live music—children are welcome, and there’s a cash bar for the cocktail set.

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