Election 2016 - Page 2

Esperanza Spalding on Knowing Your Ballot

With the most important election of this generation looming–and the conversation around the ethics, corruption, morality, and overt xenophobia associated with the presidential campaigns continuing…
Esperanza Spalding / November 7, 2016

John Oliver Used to Think Trump Running for President Would Be Funny

The strongest comedic voice of the election season is no longer Jon Stewart, but his British apprentice. Viewers of HBO's Last Week Tonight are well acquainted with…
Brian Josephs / November 7, 2016

Play This Oregon Trail-Style Computer Game About Voter Suppression

Recent reports (most notably, from BusinessWeek) indicate that the Trump campaign has been openly discussing and developing voter suppression tactics, and with or without their help, it's…
Winston Cook-Wilson / November 4, 2016

Vijay Iyer on Musical and Ethnic Identity

With the most important election of this generation looming–and the conversation around the ethics, corruption, morality, and overt xenophobia associated with the presidential campaigns continuing…
Vijay Iyer / November 4, 2016

Trump Supporters Think Hillary’s Campaign Manager Is A Satanic Occultist Because of a Wikileaks Email About Marina Abramovic

The schizophrenic image you see above is the current front page of the Drudge Report, the insanely popular conservative news aggregator. Why does Drudge think…
Andy Cush / November 4, 2016

Downtown Boys on Immigrant Rights

With the most important election of this generation looming–and the conversation around the ethics, corruption, morality, and overt xenophobia associated with the presidential campaigns continuing…
Downtown Boys / November 4, 2016

New Music: The Long Winters – “Make America Great Again”

Singer-songwriter John Roderick hasn't released a song from his Long Winters project since their third album, 2006's Putting the Days to Bed. Today, we add a Long…
Anna Gaca / November 3, 2016

Priests on Welfare Reform

With the most important election of this generation looming–and the conversation around the ethics, corruption, morality, and overt xenophobia associated with the presidential campaigns continuing…
Katie Alice Greer / November 3, 2016

November 2016: What’s Going On?

With the most important election of this generation looming—and the conversation around the ethics, corruption, morality, and overt xenophobia associated with the presidential campaigns heightening…
SPIN Staff / November 2, 2016

Big K.R.I.T. on Police Violence

Nearly 900 people have died at the hands of the police in 2016. According to the Washington Post, 800 of those people were shot to…
Big K.R.I.T. / November 2, 2016

Pusha T Might Campaign for Hillary, But He Can’t Make Tim Kaine’s Playlist of Favorite Songs

Pusha T has been going all in with his endorsement of Hillary Clinton and her vice presidential running mate, Tim Kaine. Important facts to know about…
Brian Josephs / November 1, 2016

Killer Mike Turned the Hacked Clinton Campaign E-mails About Him Into Merch

Killer Mike is talented at framing hip-hop as a righteous act of sedition. He's also a really good businessman. Earlier this month, WikiLeaks released…
Brian Josephs / October 27, 2016

The Invisible Empire of Alex Jones

In 1972, the soft-spoken psychedelic evangelist Terence McKenna emerged from the Colombian Amazon, where he and his brother had spent months trekking through the woods,…
Andy Cush / October 26, 2016

Donald Trump’s Debate Guests Tonight Are the Stars of the Drudge Report

Tonight is the final debate of the 2016 presidential election, and by the sound of early reports, Donald Trump intends to fill the stands with a…
Andy Cush / October 19, 2016

Facebook Now Allowing You to Lose Loved Ones by Publicly Endorsing a Politician

Facebook has come up with another way to make sure your timeline remains clogged with political takes this election cycle. As of today, users can…
Jeremy Gordon / October 18, 2016
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