A recent conversation between Michelle Obama and Roxane Gay illustrates that the idea we can "stay out" of politics is a false one, writes our Yale correspondent, freelance writer Emma Shortis.
Certain media outlets have developed an unhealthy obsession with Donald Trump's sanity and intelligence, as well as becoming fixated on technocratic qualifications.
Michelle Obama spoke of role models and symbols, while Americans fall deeper into poverty.
It has been 100 days since the Nigerian schoolgirls were kidnapped. What did #BringBackOurGirls achieve, and where has the outrage gone? United Nations adviser Robert Johnson writes from Nairobi.
It was proved again this morning -- put on enough pressure and this Labor government will weaken.
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“Ann Romney squeaked it out, while Michelle Obama knocked one out of the park,” wrote Guy Rundle of the first lady’s address to the Democratic National Convention yesterday afternoon. You can read his giddy account online, or watch the speech all sides of politics couldn’t help but love for yourself …
She came, she saw, she conquered. Michelle Obama already had the faithful eating out of her hand, but tonight at the Democratic National Convention she buried Ann Romney -- and the rest of the GOP.
The energy in the Time Warner Cable Arena is phenomenal, beyond anything the RNC summoned up for any speaker in three days in Florida. Crikey warms up with the Democrats.