North Carolina

A GOP Senate Candidate Blows The Lid Off Conservative Racial Politics
May 06, 2014

You won't believe what the GOP's favorite North Carolina Senate candidate said about people on welfare.

A Power Plant Spilled Coal Into a North Carolina River, and No One Knows What to Believe
February 07, 2014

The water quality in Sochi’s hotels has been making headlines lately, but that’s nothing compared to what thousands of Americans are experiencing after two recent chemical spills.

This North Carolina Campus Was Meant to Show Off the Future of Online Education
It hasn't gone according to plan
December 22, 2013

Trying to create the future of online education is harder than it seemed.

The Vote Suppressors Will Come After Hillary, Too
August 13, 2013

One couldn’t help but feel disheartened last night when word came that Hillary Clinton was giving a strong speech in California against Republican voter suppression efforts at the same time as North Carolina’s governor was signing into law a wide-ran

North Carolina Voter ID Law Won't Save GOP From Demographic Change
August 13, 2013

Last night, one of the strictest voter ID laws in the country went into effect in North Carolina.

Obama Is Right to Mess With Texas
July 26, 2013

Pro-tip: When you win a big court case giving you the go-ahead to suppress voter turnout for your political opponents, don’t gloat about it.

Finally, Real Numbers on Voter ID
July 22, 2013

One of the most frustrating discussions of 2012 was about voter identification laws. Voter ID laws seemed like they would disproportionately impact non-white, student, and elderly voters, who were widely assumed to tilt Democratic.

Texas Has Created a Costly Roadmap for Defunding Planned Parenthood
January 11, 2013

Gov. Rick Perry's anti-abortionism is proving costly for Texas.

The Last Men
December 21, 2012

Charlie Troop had six months to save a forgotten Afghan district. But what, and who, would they leave behind?

GOPocalypse: A Guide to Republican Purges
December 06, 2012

Who's trashing whom on the right? Here's a handy guide to post-election GOP recrimination.

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