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Jonathan Schulz and Joseph Henrich (Harvard), Duman Bahrami-Rad (SFU), and Jonathan Beauchamp (Toronto): The Origins of WEIRD Psychology. Renaming Macedonia in the age of nationalism. Popular feminism: Sarah Banet-Weiser on feminist flashpoints. GOP insiders can’t figure out why Nikki Haley resigned. The forces of evil are getting bolder — we can’t let them win. Federico Freitas on the Brazilian nostalgia for dictatorship. This is actually, without exaggeration, without sloganeering, how fascism happens. How Americans described evil before Hitler: Commentators compared the Nazi leader to Napoleon, Philip of Macedon, and Nebuchadnezzar. Justine Bateman on what it’s like when everybody loves you, and what it’s like when they turn on you.

Here’s what’s really wrong with the Supreme Court: It’s too damn powerful. It’s time to go to war with the Supreme Court — here’s how. Court-packing is necessary to save democracy. There’s a silver lining to Brett Kavanaugh joining the Supreme Court. Naomi Klein on Donald Trump, Brett Kavanaugh, and the rule of pampered princelings. After selling off his father’s properties, Trump embraced unorthodox strategies to expand his empire. “This guy doesn’t know anything”: Michael Lewis on the inside story of Trump’s shambolic transition team. Anne Helen Petersen on why no scandal has stuck to Trump.