The Loneliness of Vladimir Putin
February 02, 2014
In two years, he has crushed all dissent. So when I returned to Moscow this winter, why did I find Putin more vulnerable than ever?
A Week Before the Olympics, the Kremlin is Attacking Russia's Last Independent TV Channel
January 31, 2014
As you read this, the Kremlin is preparing for the Winter Olympics by pushing Dozhd TV, Russia’s last independent television station, off a cliff.
Before Predicting a Liberal Kristallnacht, Tom Perkins Wrote a One-Percenter Romance Novel
January 25, 2014
Legendary venture capitalist Tom Perkins gladdened all our mornings with an letter to the editor in the Journal predicting a "progressive Kristallnacht" against "the American one percent, namely the 'rich.'" (The inexplicable quotes around that last
The Media Crisis Is Over. Thanks, Ezra Klein.
January 21, 2014
And with that, say goodbye to all those debates about blogging and journalism and the future.
The Khodorkovsky Case: Putin Giveth and Putin Taketh Away
December 20, 2013
Russia's president frees Russia's top dissident—on his own terms
Russia: Where the Crazy Lives
December 11, 2013
Apparently getting hit by a car is as natural as breathing.
In case you missed it, Kiev has been exploding over the last few days.
A 31-Year-Old Is Tearing Apart the Heritage Foundation
November 24, 2013
Think Republicans Have been Making Fools of themselves? Blame Michael Needham.
Okay, a lot of people have been asking me since I posted a little ditty about having whooping cough, the common name for pertussis: Was I vaccinated?
I've Got Whooping Cough. Thanks a Lot, Jenny McCarthy.
November 11, 2013
The anti-vaccination movement is coming to take your good health away.