Jonathan Cohn
Senior Editor

Happy Labor Day. Are Unions Dead?
An interview with Rich Yeselson, labor strategist and expert
August 31, 2014

No, says an expert and former labor official. But they're in trouble.

Will the NFL's Domestic Violence Rule Backfire?
August 29, 2014

Commissioner Roger Goodell admits a mistake, revises league policy, and sends a powerful message—one the experts say will make a difference.

Two More Signs that the GOP and Tea Party Are One
On climate and immigration, the right wing is firmly in charge
August 28, 2014

It's bad politics for the Republicans, but the rest of us will suffer the consequences.

Pass This Bill or a Sick Waiter Will Sneeze on Your Food
Pay attention, national Democrats. California is onto something.
August 27, 2014

It would help stressed-out workers and the businesses that employ them. Hey, Democrats, are you paying attention?

ESPN's Report on Michael Sam's Shower Habits Was Delinquent Journalism
How he's accepted is a legitimate story, but the network is fumbling it
August 27, 2014

There's a real story about his acceptance in the NFL, and they're screwing it up.

Better Late Than Never: Obamacare Gets a C.E.O.
He worked wonders in Connecticut. But D.C. is a different beast.
August 26, 2014

It would have been nice to have somebody in charge before last year's debacle, but better late than never.

Why Free Birth Control Is a Big Deal
The latest news on Hobby Lobby and Obamacare's controversial mandate
August 25, 2014

Conservatives want to know why it's such a big deal that Obamacare pay for contraception. Maybe they should ask a woman.

Obama Tweaks the Birth Control Mandate—and the Right Is Still Angry
August 22, 2014

Obama Administration adapts regulation in response to recent Supreme Court rulings, but it's not enough for employers with religious objections to contraception

The Prosecutor in the Michael Brown Case Must Go
Robert McCulloch should step aside, precisely because the case is so murky
August 21, 2014

Robert McCulloch should step aside, precisely because the facts of the case are so murky

This Is How Democrats Win on Obamacare
Avoid the label, play up the benefits
August 21, 2014

An embattled Democrat in a deeply conservative state is touting the program's benefits. He may have the right idea.

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