March 14, 2014
Being the Gone Girl Cool Girl is contingent on presenting the correct selection of individual attributes. Feminism needs to be collective and flexible.
The liberal consensus is that Teddy Roosevelt was a great progressive. But his popularity makes it hard to see an alternative: progressivism with power not in the hands of corporate managers, or oligarchs.
From Sarah Palin to Miss Indiana....
Some wisdom from a campaign veteran: If you're backpedaling, then you're losing the argument.
A Q&A with health policy expert Harold Pollack.
I owe Rob Thomas an apology for doubthing the Kickstarter-funded Veronica Mars movie.
Science had assumed music was so universal that it must be hard-wired into us. Maybe not.
Modern planes don't just vanish. Or do they?
It took a missing airplane—one of man's greatest technological innovations—to remind us that there's still some mystery left to humanity.
His policies have brought about this anemic recovery and then he uses them to justify further cuts.
Things on the Russian home front are getting increasingly bizarre—and terrifying.
March 13, 2014
"What do I do if I'm ugly?" and other press questions of the Chinese public.
Two recent novels by Nigerian expats have explored the limits of the novel of ideas.
World War I analogies are everywhere in the German press.
The deal is a big step forward, but many steps remain before the people who need this assistance can finally get it.
You Might Want To Try Making Your Answers Shorter Than Five Minutes.
Republicans make a bid to kick out Dreamers.
House Republicans are holding Ukraine aid hostage over needed IMF reforms.
On Sunday, the people of Crimea will have the chance tovote to leave Ukraine and join the Russian Federation.
There are hardly any objective, professional media outlets left in Russia.
It took us years just to learn how to pronounce it.
A Republican attack backfires, but Democrats should be careful about celebrating too much.
March 12, 2014
Is it carshares, bikes, and revived cities? Or just a lousy economy and expensive gas?