Headlines edition

Friday headlines: It’s “something you already know.”

Washington prepares for a rally tomorrow of Neo-Nazis, white supremacists, and other alt-right-ers.

American flags and Confederate flags are permitted at the rally. Nazi flags, unlike last year, are not.

John Bolton and other senior US national-security officials worked behind Trump’s back to shield a NATO agreement.

The ghost of “Mugabe-ism,” still lingering in Zimbabwe, means governance will go from bad to worse.

Some ideas for new thinking about American foreign policy once Trump-ism is done.

Trump's Treasury Department decided banking isn't a financial service—which means billions in tax breaks for bank owners.

A selection of paintings by pro-Trump artist Jon McNaughton, champion of the MAGA aesthetic.

About 20,000 people in Germany have registered for My Country Talks: liberals and conservatives getting together for a nice civil chat.

Berkeley may be the only place in America where there is a silent majority of liberals.

Wildfires burning across California are spreading hazardous levels of smoke across the West.

In New York City, the Mendocino Complex fire would cover Manhattan, Queens, Staten Island, Newark, Jersey City, etc.

A new model for eco-tourism: Cater to the super-rich in order to save the world.

Review of the new Tesla Model 3. It's "something you already know: a smartphone." Albeit an iPhone circa 2008.

An illustrated history of the video telephone.

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences adds a new award so superheroes can win Oscars too.

“You know what doesn't get enough recognition? Extremely popular films.”

A photographer took a road trip across France collecting love stories—love found, love lost, love savored.

Death is so basic and so powerful that we think up conspiracies to impose sense on it. In Sabrina, personal tragedy becomes truther fodder. It’s the first graphic novel nominated for the Man Booker Prize.

Trailer: Watch Alex Honnold become the first person to climb Yosemite’s El Capitan without a rope.

Climbers leave 14 tons of human excrement on Everest every year. An engineer attempts to clean up the waste.

An Instagram feed posts collections of identically framed outdoorsy lifestyle photos.

Irregularity, adornment, and modularity define a new Mexican architectural style: the remittance house.