The New Yorker Comment
The New Yorker Comment
WNYC Studios and The New Yorker
A weekly reading of the magazine’s “Comment” essay.
A Climate Change?
In “A Climate Change?,” Elizabeth Kolbert writes about climate change and the new age of extinction.
Sep 23, 2019
7 min
Trust Me
In "Trust Me," Amy Davidson Sorkin reports on how last week's debate was largely about how radical, or just how ambitious, the Party and its candidates are prepared to be.
Sep 16, 2019
This Is a Test
In "This Is a Test," Jelani Cobb delves into the clashes over the New York City school system's reforms.
Sep 9, 2019
8 min
Another Race to Run
In "Another Race to Run," Amy Davidson Sorkin writes about the complexities of the Senate race.
Sep 3, 2019
7 min
Hong Kong on the March
In "Hong Kong on the March," Evan Osnos reports on how the mass demonstrations are in bold defiance of Chinese authority, but a crackdown could be incalculably costly.
Aug 27, 2019
8 min
See Nothing
In "See Nothing," Amy Davidson Sorkin reports on the failure to see what Jeffrey Epstein was doing.
Aug 19, 2019
8 min
Words and Wounds
In "Words and Wounds," David Remnick writes about how President Trump is bearing out Toni Morrison's warnings about the violence of language.
Aug 12, 2019
8 min
Lost in Translation
In "Lost in Translation," Amy Davidson Sorkin writes about Robert Muller's testimony.
Jul 29, 2019
8 min
No Going Back
In "No Going Back," Jelani Cobb writes about Trump's racist agenda.
Jul 22, 2019
8 min
The Health-Care Defense
In "The Health-Care Defense," Amy Davidson Sorkin writes about the battle for healthcare.
Jul 15, 2019
8 min
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