Flywheel and SoulCycle are having an identity crisis

Flywheel and SoulCycle are having an identity crisis

At the end of December, users of the popular cycling class Flywheel received an email in their inboxes with the ominous subject line, “An Announcement From Our Co-Founder.” In the vague note, CEO Ruth Zukerman wrote that she will be stepping down from the company, citing a move to undisclosed future endeavors after nearly a…
Trump has passed on every chance to unite the country during the pipe bomb crisis

Trump has passed on every chance to unite the country during the pipe bomb...

President Donald Trump has had multiple chances to unite the country on the day authorities detained a suspected pipe bomb maker who targeted prominent Democrats and CNN. Trump has passed on all of them — choosing instead to continue criticizing Democrats and the media. Once again, he has proven to be completely incapable of providing…
The Supreme Court’s legitimacy crisis is here

The Supreme Court’s legitimacy crisis is here

By engineering the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has won a tremendous partisan victory — but at the cost of tremendous damage to the Court itself. The Supreme Court’s legitimacy depends on most Americans viewing it as above the partisan fray, an institution whose decisions are driven…
Brett Kavanaugh and the Supreme Court’s looming legitimacy crisis

Brett Kavanaugh and the Supreme Court’s looming legitimacy crisis

The Brett Kavanaugh Supreme Court nomination has become a crisis of conscience for America: a test of whether sexual assault allegations against a powerful man are taken seriously by the Senate, of just how real the broader post-#MeToo awakening is. But for the Supreme Court, it’s a sign of a different kind of crisis on…

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