Monthly Archives: June 2015

Jon Stewart Is Getting Serious

What will we do without Jon Stewart? I hear that a lot. Of course I hope his writers will be able to make more magic with his successor, Trevor Noah. And no matter what happens on “The Daily Show,” we will still have John Oliver and Larry Wilmore, and I’m… More

FCC Chief Tom Wheeler Is Five-Sixths of a Superhero

The last best hope to stop Big Money’s rout of American democracy is a former trade group lobbyist who’s reluctant to stretch his spandex superhero suit too thin. Plutocrats have been on a roll for a while in the U.S., and campaign finance reform is in full retreat. Though Americans… More