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How I Learned To Stop Worrying and Love the Elite
The author and legendary Time columnist is now a champion of America’s aristocrats. Seriously. By Joel Stein.
When a rookie Northern Virginia pol named Ibraheem Samirah shouted down President Trump this summer, it was a national-news blip. Closer to home, it was a sign that the genial “Virginia Way” of politics is ending. By Andrew Beaujon.
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Ralph Nader’s Last Stand
Since the 2000 election, Nader has mostly been in the political wilderness. But when his grandniece died in the crash of a Boeing 737 Max 8, he dealt with his grief the best way he knew: by taking up a new crusade. By Rob Brunner.
Pro Protest: Why DC should embrace its role as a center of political activism. By Elliot Williams.
Name in the News: The Whistleblower’s Lawyer. By Marisa M. Kashino.
What’s Happening with Jeff Bezos: An update on the Amazon CEO’s gigantic renovation. By Benjamin Wofford.
Thou Shalt Not Covet: What happens when the Museum of the Bible holds a fashion show? Christian rock, Christian Louboutins, and “Hava Nagila.” By Mimi Montgomery.
A long-hidden frieze of the Last Supper in Columbia Heights. By Andrew Beaujon.
WHERE & WHEN
The 19 performances, exhibits, and other events worth your time this month.
Interview: AU professor Ibram X. Kendi takes a hard look at racial politics. Interview by Rob Brunner.
Culture: A year after he was murdered in his newsroom, a Capital Gazette journalist’s history of local high-school basketball is being published. By Elliot Williams.
LIFE, STYLE & TRAVEL
Smart Choices: Smartwatches so stylish they could pass for typical timepieces. By Frederique Stephanie.
Coworking Capital: One reporter’s cold-brew-fueled mission to rate our vast array of coworking spaces. By Mimi Montgomery.
Babymoons, No Labor Needed: Romantic ideas for a getaway before the baby comes—all a quick drive. By Norie Quintos.
Anju offers a boundary-pushing tour of Korean cuisine, we’ve got the recipe for those incredible St. Anselm biscuits, Detroit pizza is having a moment, the 2019 closures that make us saddest, and more.
Get Crackling: Five gorgeous fireplaces to put you in the mood for fall. By Jennifer Barger.
The Modern In-Law Suite: How we live—now—with our parents.
Exploring Tysons: What’s it like to spend a weekend in an unfinished city? By Will Peischel.
Pets: Meet Georgetown University’s new bulldog puppy. By Katrina Schmidt.
Off the Market!: The month’s luxury home sales.
Going to an HBCU made me proud—but first I had to find my place. By Mion Edwards.