Is it too much to ask for a smidgen of self-awareness and restraint?
The Hedge-Funders Who Complain About Creeping Socialism Are Somehow Still Getting Richer
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.
Immigration advocates push Obama to "go big" with his executive authority.
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.
2012 was the second-worst year ever for migrant deaths at the border.
They're all banned from entering the U.S.
Teddy Roosevelt, Not-So-Great Reformer
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
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.