‘The US and the Holocaust’ review: Ken Burns’ latest PBS series connects history to the present

Directed by Burns and frequent collaborators Lynn Novick and Sarah Botstein, the six-plus hours meticulously connect US isolation and xenophobia to the barbarism unfolding in Europe, with historians detailing —…

As The Fed Fiddles, The Economy Burns: A Powell Failure

% Firms Expecting Economic Improvement in the Next 6 Months Real Investment Advice The Fed tightened its administered Federal Funds Rate (the rate banks pay to borrow reserves) by 75…

‘Benjamin Franklin’ review: Ken Burns’ takes another deep dive into US history for PBS

An inventor, wordsmith and publisher. A “reluctant revolutionary.” A slave owner, and later an abolitionist. A diplomat. And the father of a son who remained loyal to the British crown…

Your Monday Briefing: South Africa’s Parliament Burns

Good morning. We’re covering a fire in South Africa’s Parliament, a breach in the Demilitarized Zone between North Korea and South Korea, and possible changes to women’s rights in China.…