December 22, 2014
Heading into 2015, many cities are in what one professor calls "deep doodoo."
Is America just a "vast conspiracy to make you happy"?
Gay marriage will lead to polygamy? Marijuana will cause more crime? Obamacare will increase premiums?
In fact, it's the most encouraging economic news of 2014.
The incompleteness of certain kind of aesthetic object can inspire additional devotion.
The NRA, not protesters, makes police officers' jobs more dangerous.
The chairman of Ocwen is being forced to step down.
Did the song unite the German and American troops during World War I?
But they should turn this lens on themselves.
Gabriel Snyder on The New Republic's future.
December 21, 2014
What does a 3.6-degree increase in global temperatures really mean?
Only one person is responsible.
December 19, 2014
What should governments do with fighters who've returned from Syria?
Following the footsteps of migrants from Africa to London.
This is the first time the EPA has regulated coal ash.
They're facing hefty cuts.
"I think there's no doubt that what Belgium needs is a version of Politico," Obama joked. He's right.
We must protect the nukes at all costs.
Last week, it was a key Dodd-Frank provision. This week, it's the Volcker rule.
Colbert's goodbye was predictably sentimental, but he deserved it.
The White House is guilty of dithering and poor planning.
December 18, 2014
The show's format seemed innovative at first, but it ended up weighing it down.
“Not everyone comprehends the nature of Colbert’s satire.”
Not that we condone lawbreaking or anything.
Our laughter is drowning out their horrific human rights record.