Newsletters on Politics
From tackling complex topics to exposing crimes, newsletters on politics cover a wide range of information. Dig into the history of today’s politics, read about the climate issues and politics behind it, and stay up-to-date with the latest news and events in both national and global politics.
Common Sense is for people who want to understand the world as it is, not the world as some wish it to be. In a world where common sense appears to have become pretty uncommon, Bari Weiss is attempting to sift through the madness; a shining light of reason amidst the darkness. If there are questions you’re too afraid to ask, Bari will ask them for you. If there’s opinions you’re cautious about voicing, Bari is voicing them proudly. Whether it’s a deep dive on a hot-button political issue or just a general chat on her podcast, Honest, Bari is striving to be a voice of reason in the modern world. Escape the social media echo chamber, and subscribe to Common Sense today!
Proof uses a genre of journalism known as “curatorial journalism” to unpack the most urgent issues of the day. With Proof, Seth Abramson is attempting to bring you the most hot-button political issues of today. Whether it's Supreme Court rulings or war stories from Ukraine, Seth will bring you the news you need with his expert insight. Seth’s experience in the political world is truly too extensive to cover fully, but his credentials as the 14th highest rated Politics and the top Culture Substack in the United States speak for themselves. You can rest assured that this subscription is going to make you more informed and insightful than ever, from a trustworthy source so be sure to subscribe to Proof sooner rather than later! If you subscribe and still find that you’re searching for more Proof, be sure to check out the Proof Podcast!
Independent, unencumbered analysis and investigative reporting, captive to no dogma or faction. If you’re looking for expert insight into the political and legal machinations of the modern world, look no further than Glenn Greenwald’s newsletter. Whether it’s a deep dive on the winners and losers of President Biden’s $33 billion Ukraine pledge, or the legality of Supreme Court decisions, Glenn will provide his expert analysis on anything. This newsletter will keep you informed from the perspective of an expert, with Glenn drawing on extensive experience as a constitutional lawyer. Not only that, his experience in journalism and authorship has only served to make his writing all the more entertaining, so be sure to subscribe today!
The Bulwark focuses on political analysis and reporting without partisan loyalties or tribal prejudices, putting country over party. The politics of today is unmistakably becoming more and more partisan. Bias is rife, and civil conversation across the floor is, by all intents and purposes, out the window. The Bulwark is aiming to bring reason back to political news, with their newsletter Bulwark+. By firmly analyzing both sides of every story, and taking partisanship out of the question, the team is going to keep you in the know, while never telling you what to think. Be sure to subscribe to Bulwark+ today for all your political news, as well as check out their other podcasts and blogs for more content!
Dave plucks the top ten most fascinating items of the day, which he delivers with a fast, pithy wit that will make your computer device vibrate with delight. In his daily newsletter, Dave Pell is aiming to bring you news in a more condensed format that also excites and entertains. Dave casts a wide net to cover a range of topics, from the Ukraine conflict to Musk’s attempt at buying out Twitter. Whether it’s complex geopolitics or the reasons behind an increasingly sex-less society, Dave will have covered something for your interests! His signature dry wit conveys news in an entirely new light, often finding things to poke fun at in the most unlikely of places, helping you get a laugh amidst all the doom and gloom.
Delivering democracy daily via local news, election data, and maps. Battleground is a daily newsletter examining America’s electoral geography. Justin Case Brown writes with a “maps-first” approach (maps that he, himself created) to illustrate voting patterns for every state and district in the country. Every issue leads with a map and follows with a deep dive into the political geography backed by data and ends with bonus material in the form of “Leftover links” of relevant reads. If you’re looking to bring context to the current voting trends and avoid conspiracy rabbit holes, subscribe to Battleground and start digging!
WTF Just Happened Today
Today's essential guide to the daily shock and awe in national politics. Read in moderation. WTF Just Happened Today is a daily newsletter that covers US politics. Matt Kiser produces the publication every morning by hand and updates it throughout the day every weekday. Considered to be the best political resource, WTFJHT holds a “neutral-ish position” when answering what has happened in politics today. The newsletter is usually divided into two sections - the main part with the most impactful stories forming a narrative and the Notables, which cover a wider range of daily happenings. Matt Kisser aims for transparency, always providing facts and citing the sources of these insightful news bites. Subscribe for this “lifesaver” and join the community by participating in a 24/7/365 WTF Member forum.
The traitors are easy to spot. Prevail is a political newsletter that started as a column to cover the world of Trump/Russia. After the end of Trump's term, the newsletter broadened its topic range, to cover everything from organized crime and dirty money to global corruption and the fight for democracy. Greg Olear publishes in-depth interviews and original pieces with the goal to reveal the history and expose the traitors. The author focuses on the context and dives deep into what has already happened bringing all the relevant details up to the surface. Read about politicians who lack a moral compass, Putin's American cheerleaders, and fictional Trump’s character in The Apprentice. Don’t forget Sunday Pages where the author puts Trump/Russia aside and shares poems, art, and other interesting projects. Subscribe for lifetime coverage of Trump/Russia and help to fight the bad guys.
The community for those who believe that a free society is worth fighting for. Persuasion is a “newsletter think-tank hybrid” that aims to debate and defend the values of a free society. The publication has a strong element of a community, gathering people that believe in liberal principles and want to make a difference. An all-star cast of writers and activists explores topics from race and gender to safetyism and call-out culture. Subscribe to a newsletter and join the discussion through events, book clubs, and social gatherings.
A newsletter about science, social-justice-activism, why they sometimes fight, and how to help them get along better. Jesse Singal writes about the cultural divide, debates political correctness, and dives deep when trying to unpack questionable articles or social science papers. Singal-Minded is a newsletter that brings light to issues like Twitter’s culture wars, battles over linguistics, and super-wokeness. Subscribe for all things culture, current-events-rants, book giveaways, and “many, many dumb jokes”.
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