Politics

August 31, 2015

Is Obama's Alaska Trip His "Mission Accomplished" Moment on Climate Change?
1:28 PM

The president has made climate change a centerpiece of his presidency, but environmentalists aren't happy.

The "Injustice Collectors": How to Understand Vester Flanagan’s Grievance-Filled Manifesto
12:01 PM

The Virginia shooter's manifesto has a lot in common with those of past killers.

Sex Work Should Be Decriminalized in America
11:29 AM

The government is more concerned with punishing sex workers than protecting them from abuse.

Here’s How We Can Reverse Wage Stagnation
10:40 AM

The discrepancy between worker productivity and hourly wages is the largest it's ever been. Why?

August 30, 2015

The Rehabilitationists
8:00 PM

A small band of determined academics have set out to persuade the Supreme Court to undo the New Deal—and have almost won.

The New Republic in the Lochner Era

Was the Supreme Court using its powers properly? Did its decisions reflect any real Constitutional principles?

August 28, 2015

Why Is Donald Trump Winning Over Evangelical Voters?

The fact that Donald Trump is pulling any Evangelicals says a lot about the state of the Republican Party.

The Flooding of America

Hurricane Katrina was not the first time a lack of foresight has caused flooding to disproportionately affect low-resource communities in the United States.

Republicans Come to Terms with Their Worst Trump Nightmare
1:21 PM

They are now openly contemplating the possibility that Donald Trump could win.

Gun Control Advocates Make Slow Progress—Just Not in Washington
1:18 PM

Efforts to push gun control in Congress have failed, but smaller reforms are taking hold in the states.

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