March 10, 2014
Despite the historic antagonism between Poland and Ukraine—or perhaps in part because of it—no one in Europe cares more about Ukraine now than the Poles.
This is the crisis that eases the passage from hybrid regime to Cuban-style dictatorship.
The economy is a long-term problem, but that's not what prevents the U.S. from enacting its interests abroad.
A new study shows that our sense of what's important skews toward youth.
It turned out the luxurious aroma of post-Katrina FEMA trailers was a danger to inhabitants. A strange history explains why we associate the smell with happiness when it comes to cars.
A framework for advocating and explaining progressive economic policies has tremendous appeal to voters in the center of electorate.
A hint of good news about the Affordable Care Act. Let's see who notices.
The latest news from Ukraine, recapped by The New Republic.
March 9, 2014
In the end, the show confirmed that wild hope—that the cops will sort it out.
Every year, it gives out "dividends" to commercial banks that serve no purpose.
The White House wants to address one of the most deplorable numbers in law enforcement.
Now's not the time for empty phrases and childish threats.
Exposing the big lie of the post-2008 economy
March 8, 2014
But then tried to stop him, before it was too late.
Take the American gothic currents of Joyce Carol Oates; instill the pithy black humor of Sam Lipsyte and the absurdist instincts of George Saunders—minus the sci-fi, futuristic flourishes; add a dose of domestic macabre a la A.M. Homes; invite the open-ended poetry of Lydia Davis but mix it with the sociological precision of Jonathan Franzen, and you have something like a recipe for a Lorrie Moore story.
March 7, 2014
You don't read Shakespeare in a straight line, and other lessons from eye-tracking research
In the cafés, in the shops, on the streets of Kiev everyone is asking the one question that matters in one particular way: Will there be war? No one can quite finish the question: Will there be war with Russia?