Evangelical Christians Are Disappointed to Discover That Book Publishers Believe in the Free Market, Too
April 23, 2014
A new book arguing that the Bible is okay with same-sex marriage has landed its publisher in hot water.
The Economist Was a Rock Star
April 17, 2014
French economist Thomas Piketty drew Paul Krugman, Joseph Stiglitz, and hundreds of eager fans when he appeared in New York City last night. It's because he has found the most compelling explanation yet for inequality.
Paul Krugman’s 'Big' New Salary Doesn’t Make Him a Hypocrite
April 16, 2014
Paul Krugman will make $250,000 when joins City University of New York to work on inequality issues. Ironic? Nope, just the way things work.
"Awarding a prize to a newspaper that covered a hurricane does not somehow vindicate the hurricane.”
Matthew Weiner Is Overrated
April 12, 2014
It’s not that “Mad Men” is bad. It’s just not nearly as good as most people say it is.
Bill de Blasio's First 100 Days Have Been a Hard Introduction to Major-League Politics
April 03, 2014
The New York mayor's accomplishments have been overshadowed by avoidable missteps with the media and in Albany.
The Original Nate Silver Also Thinks Pundits Are 'Stupid'
March 31, 2014
In politics, he says, "People who are perceived as learned experts go on television and say stupid shit, and nobody says, 'Boy, that’s really stupid.'"
Mitch McConnell Bleeds Red. Why Can’t He Admit It?
March 28, 2014
A Mitch McConnell web video accidentlly used Duke instead of Kentucky players. The superficial gaffe has become a huge political issue, and revealed deep truths about the Senate minority leader.
College Football Players Are Employees, Says Chicago NLRB
March 26, 2014
In an historic ruling, Northwestern football players won the right to hold a vote on unionizing. They were ruled employees under federal law.
A proposed class-action lawsuit for student athletes deserves to win—but it faces several hurdles.