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November 21, 2014

The GOP Reaction to Obama's Immigration Order Will Be Way More Damaging Than They Realize

The GOP reaction to Obama's immigration order will be way more damaging than they realize. 

November 20, 2014

Obama's Deportation Order Will Affect Fewer People Than You've Heard

Just because people are eligible doesn't mean they'll apply.

Sherrod Brown Should Challenge Hillary Clinton for President

Why the senator from Ohio is a better bet than Elizabeth Warren.

The Man Who Was Everywhere

If it happened, he was there.

Save the Humanities in Our Public Schools

We're depriving students of their national heritage. Here's how to fix that.

Welcome to America!

Obama just protected four million immigrants from deportation.

The Government Overstated Obamacare Enrollment by 400,000 People. That's Inexcusable.

Critics say it was dishonesty. I'm betting incompetenece. No, that's not much better.

Why Do Immigrant Children Struggle More Than Their Parents Did?

The more time immigrant children spend in America, the worse off they are.

Obama Is a Dictator. And a Tyrant. And a...

He's anything but a president, apparently.

Women Who Lean In Are More Depressed Than Those Who Don't

Greater authority may be connected to greater unhappiness among professional women. 

How Mike Nichols and 'The Graduate' Changed American Movies Forever

The sexual frankness of 'The Graduate' was less revolutionary than its moral stance.

Scientists Have Found the Happiest Height for Women

The women who are most satisfied with their height are between 5’7” and 5’11.”

Obama's Immigration Order Will Be Legal. But Will the Public Like It?

Polls suggest voters are skeptical of executive action, but they're tired gridlock—and like the substance of what Obama is likely to do

November 19, 2014

We Only Have One Remaining Bigotry: We Don't Want to Be Around Anybody Who Disagrees With Us

The former president on immigration, healthcare, and identity politics.

'The Imitation Game' and 'Theory of Everything' Lack the Conviction to be Great Biopics

Scientists have never been so sexy—and so devoid of personality.

No One Wanted to Talk About Bill Cosby's Alleged Crimes Because He Made White America Feel Good About Race

While the rapes were allegedly happening, he was telling white America the story it wanted to hear about itself.

The Year Washington Lost Its Mind

It was also the year I found my calling.

A Mid-Season Assessment of 'Scandal''s New Feminist Speechifying

"Scandal" cut back on extreme plot twists for bombastic moralizing—and the show is as good as it's ever been.

The Psychological Secret Behind Viral YouTube Videos

The answer may be in your physiological response. 

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