Welcome to a new era in politics around the world, from innovators at the local level to federal disrupters like the Trump administration in America's capital.

The Congressional Race Trump Cares About More Than Any Other

Republican businessman Dale Crafts is earning high-profile friends by running in Maine's pivotal 2nd Congressional District.

Soul Brother No. 1 James Brown Endorses Richard Nixon? Believe It

Politics makes for strange bedfellows and none stranger than disgraced former president Richard Nixon and soul legend James Brown.

What Happened When South Africa's Supreme Court Became Unbalanced

Judge Oliver Schreiner tried to fight for racial justice from the bench.

Is the Slide of European Populism Permanent?

Across western Europe, far-right parties are losing popularity to their centrist peers.


The Carlos Watson Show

The Carlos Watson Show brings bold, impactful conversations with culture-defining celebrities, intellectual pioneers and changemakers, spotlighting the voices you need to hear to make sense of this important time in American history.

Chelsea Handler on Love and Comedy During COVID

Chelsea Handler joins the latest episode of “The Carlos Watson Show.

The Road to a Tied Election Runs Through Here

An overwhelmingly rural, older district in Maine has become a critical battleground — and a signal of President Trump's struggles.

Butterfly Effect: Is Putin Giving Up on Trump?

Russia's president now sees "ideological" affinity with democrats, as Trump's friends in India and the U.

The North Koreans Who Escape Back Home

Most people crossing the border are heading from North to South Korea.

Undecided Voters Weigh In: "I Honestly Don't Know"

While most Americans have made up their minds, these few are still struggling to decide whom to vote for … or even to vote at all.

Can the Left Win Over Singapore?

A left-leaning party is rising in a capitalist paradise, offering the island state a shot at a real democracy.


The Weekender

OZY Tribe members near and far provide delicious recommendations for your valuable weekend time.

Filmmaker Merawi Gerima Talks About the Shock of Going Home Again

Merawi Gerima joins the latest episode of "The Carlos Watson Show.

China: Charting a Course Between Conflict and Accommodation

Washington's relationship with Beijing impacts all other aspects of U.

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