July 31, 2014
Obama is making so-called "clean" natural gas his next big climate target.
Or uteri, or fallopian tubes, or cervices, or ovaries!
Who cares if the GOP leadership can pass their bill on the border crisis? It's terrible anyway.
I told a radio interviewer I wasn't really sure about a detail in the Senate bill—and then I kept talking. Bad idea.
Why Obama might want to go big on protecting undocumented immigrants—and why he might not.
July 30, 2014
A federal court upheld a Florida law prohibiting physicians from asking about gun ownership. That's nuts.
The Bay Area's bold campaign to raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour.
Did Ronald Reagan unite the nation by dividing it?
Why does our currency only feature dead white men? It's time for a change.
The moral calculus of a messy war.
What happens when a selfie-addicted celebrity takes on the darkest of American masters?
The Surgeon General's report will have you running for shade.
The 9 covers you have to see.
Year-over-year growth still hasn't surged ahead.
While UCLA students frolic in their pop-up pools, farmers in other parts of California are dealing with dangerously low groundwater levels.
Halbig Truthers are trying to rig the debate, so that Republicans don’t suffer any consequences for not fixing the Obamacare error.
There's a long list of famous writers (Tolstoy!) who insulted Shakespeare's work.
Anti-abortion restrictions slowed down in 2014. That's not good news.
The coal industry is not what it used to be, but that's okay.
Republicans are much more likely to do stupid things like impeach a president without cause. Period.
A rare bit of good news for millions of low-wage, fast-food workers.
By attacking Social Security Disability Insurance specifically, Republicans seem to think they can start dismantling the whole of Social Security without openly targeting it.
The sequence of a career used to be so simple.
July 29, 2014
A primer on one of the most successful anti-poverty programs we have—and why conservative plans to dismantle it make no sense.