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  • Watch post-post-post-post punk sensations The Linda Linda in their first Epitaph video, "Oh!"

    There's a whole lot to love about this new video by The Linda Lindas performing "Oh!" The group (Mila de la Garza, 10, Eloise Wong, 13, Lucia de la Garza, 14, and Bela Salazar, 16) was signed to Epitaph following a hit performance hosted by The Los Angeles Public Library. — Read the rest

    Boing Boing
  • Lafayette Square is open again, but it’s different now

    I see how fragile everything is now. The park, the city, my life — it’s only possible with democracy. A democracy that must be defended.

    Washington Post
  • France ends U.S. men’s basketball’s Olympic winning streak

    France’s Rudy Gobert drives past United States’ Draymond Green, left, during Sunday’s game at the Tokyo Olympics. | Charlie Neibergall/AP A 25-game Olympic winning streak for the U.S. is over, ending Sunday when France closed the game on a 16-2 run to beat the Americans 83-76 in the Tokyo Games. SAITAMA, Japan — The final buzzer sounded and France barely celebrated. To them, beating the United States again wasn’t really a surprise. And that might be the biggest indicator yet that the...

    Chicago Sun-Times
  • Washington Post columnist: It’s time for media to treat the GOP as an extremist group

    Washington Post media columnist Margaret Sullivan has a plan to save American democracy — just stop treating the Republican and Democratic Parties as political equals, deserving of impartial coverage. After all, Sullivan argues, the GOP is basically an extremist group that poses a significant threat to the country. As such, newsrooms need to cover both groups now in terms of pro- and anti-democracy.

    Washington Examiner