Eva Longoria: As a ninth generation Texican, Im more American than Donald Trump. Photograph: Philip Cheung/The Guardian
How Eva Longoria took the fight to Donald Trump
The former Desperate Housewives star is about to become the first Latina to direct two major Hollywood movies. She tells Emine Saner how
Trumps presidency has made her more committed than ever to activism. If we can aggregate enough citizens who love as strongly as those who are spewing hate, we have a chance.
The Somali-Americans celebrating two historic election wins
Safiya Khalid and Nadia Mohamed are both 23-year-old Somali-Americans who first came to the US as refugees. This month they
won city council seats in Maine and Minnesota respectively, earning congratulations from Hillary Clinton, among others. Amanda Holpuch reports.
How to cultivate nunchi: the Korean secret to happiness
If youve ever wondered how some people are so popular at parties or why Koreans seem so socially adept Adrienne Matei says look no further than
nunchi: the traditional Korean concept of situational awareness, and the subject of a new book.
Why having my portrait painted taught me to love my nose
Radhika Sanghani had always felt self-conscious about her large nose, until she asked an artist to paint her in profile. It helped her to
appreciate the feature that had previously made her insecure and taught her that theres more than one type of beautiful. Opinion
Hong Kong and Chile feature highly on the annual
indexes of economic freedom published by conservative think tanks. Theyre also among the worlds least equal societies. So its no coincidence, says Quinn Slobodian, that both are being torn apart by protest.
All rankings hold visions of utopia within them. The ideal world described by these indexes is one where property rights and security of contract are the highest values, inflation is the chief enemy of liberty, capital flight is a human right and democratic elections may work actively against the maintenance of economic freedom.
The Seattle Sounders are the
MLS Cup champions for the second time in four years, after seeing off Toronto FC 3-1 at CenturyLink Field on Sunday. The leagues original super franchise has made quiet efficiency its calling card, writes Graham Ruthven.
Manchester City are now nine points behind league leaders Liverpool after a
3-1 defeat at Anfield on Sunday, which Pep Guardiola blamed partially on a VAR call, but which Barney Ronay says was settled by more than marginal refereeing decisions. Here are 10 other talking points from the weekends Premier League action. Sign up
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