Obama

The Hedge-Funders Who Complain About Creeping Socialism Are Somehow Still Getting Richer
You can still make billions even if you can't beat the S&P
May 06, 2014

Somehow, despite Obama, and despite getting beaten by the S&P, the top 25 still raked in $21.15 billion. Which is 50 percent more than last year.

What It Will Take for Obama to Satisfy His Immigration Critics
April 21, 2014

Immigration advocates push Obama to "go big" with his executive authority. 

Deported Without Seeing A Judge: One of the Worst Parts of the Immigration System
April 14, 2014

Over three-quarters of deportees didn't see a judge in 2012.

Obama's New Move on Gender and Pay Could Have More Impact than the Lilly Ledbetter Act
April 07, 2014

Encouraging people to talk about pay might be the best way to help make salaries more fair.

The Crackdown Along the U.S.-Mexico Border Is Causing More Migrants to Die
April 01, 2014

2012 was the second-worst year ever for migrant deaths at the border.

Meet the 11 Russians and Ukrainians That the U.S. Is Sanctioning
March 17, 2014

They're all banned from entering the U.S.

Teddy Roosevelt, Not-So-Great Reformer
What Washington-focused liberals miss about Progressivism
March 14, 2014

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. 

An Incoherent Harper's Essay Suggests There's No Difference Between Obama and Republicans
Left-wing naivete about right-wing radicalism
March 12, 2014

A new Harper's essay attacks Obama from the left—and is incoherent about the vast gap between liberals and conservatives

Putin's Been Wanting Crimea for a Long, Long Time
March 05, 2014

Vladimir Putin isn't invading Crimea or trying to secure the land around which his warm-water fleet is based, no, no. He is protecting Russian speakers from brazen fascist aggression on the part of the Ukrainians.

The New GOP Poverty Efforts Are Impractical, Incoherent, and Inhumane
And they'll also put more kids in poverty
March 04, 2014

Obama's agenda embraces things that work. Paul Ryan's embraces revolutionary chaos.

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