FROM David Remnick
Nicolás Maduro takes control, and Louise Erdrich on the future This week on the New Yorker Radio Hour, we look at sexual misconduct in politics — with the defeat of Roy Moore, the resignation of Al Franken, and the Democratic Party's unfinished business with Bill Clinton.
The problem of voting David Remnick explores whether voter fraud is really a threat to democracy, and Jeffrey Toobin explains how gerrymandering could put an end to the two-party system as we know it.
Chelsea Manning on life after prison, Plus Riz Ahmed Chelsea Manning describes her decision to send nearly 750,000 government documents to WikiLeaks in 2010, in a conversation with Larissa MacFarquhar.
David Simon on the rise of pornography David Simon discusses his new HBO show The Deuce, which chronicles the rise of the porn industry. And actress Ellie Kemper performs a sketch about a would-be ballerina with delusions of grandeur. [EXPLICIT LANGUAGE]
Hillary Clinton on the 'clear and present danger' of collusion with Russia Hillary Clinton harbors no doubts that political allies of Donald Trump astutely "guided" the release of hacked e-mails by WikiLeaks and the planting of fake news in order to sabotage her. In a new book, What Happened, Clinton is by turns angry, accusatory, and apologetic about the 2016 election and its outcome.
Gov. Jerry Brown: California and China will fight climate change together President Donald Trump reportedly wants the U.S. to withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord, and he’s expected to announce a decision soon. California Governor Jerry Brown heads to China to strengthen climate and clean energy ties.
Why is Trump so behind on filling staff jobs, establishing concrete policies? Yesterday Donald Trump signed a “decision memo” to revamp the air traffic control system. But there was little legislative detail in the plan. There’s not much to other splashy announcements from the White House, including tax cuts and the arms deal with Saudi Arabia. And hundreds of positions are unfilled in federal agencies.
Shaking up the USDA, 'The Beef Cookbook' and 'Tartine All Day' Peggy Lowe explains why Trump’s pick for USDA Secretary is rattling rural America. Dario Cecchini talks future plans for Chianti ramen, and Richard Turner shares cuts from “PRIME: The Beef Cookbook.” Writer Matthew Sedacca looks at the controversy behind liquid smoke. Jonathan Gold tries Chengdu-style dishes, and Elisabeth Prueitt of Tartine fills us in on the latest. Plus, chef Michael Beckman shares a recipe for cactus confit.