Politics

August 27, 2015

The Griot of New Orleans
6:09 PM

Ten years after Hurricane Katrina, jazz musician Terence Blanchard tells the story of his hometown. 

A Majority of Gun Victims Know Their Assailant

Here are the victims of fatal gun violence we aren't talking about.

The Thai Government Is Whitewashing the Bangkok Bombing to Reassure Tourists

The government has done everything in its power to convince the public that there's nothing to see here, everything is fine, let's all move on.

Joe Biden Can't Just Sell Himself as the Anti-Hillary
10:11 AM

Running as the lovable vice president won’t win Biden the nomination.

August 26, 2015

For Breitbart, It's Only a "Race Murder" If the Victims Are White
6:49 PM

The conservative website's coverage of the live TV killing in Virginia is starkly different than of the Charlestown church massacre.

More People Should See Vester Flanagan Kill His Coworkers on Live TV
6:05 PM

Our society unfortunately needs vivid reminders of the awesome, life-stopping power of firearms.

Don't Circulate Videos of the TV News Killing in Virginia
5:52 PM

It's disrespectful of the dead, painful to their loved ones, and does nothing for gun control.

This Man Is Not Vester Flanagan, and the Media Put His Life in Danger
5:17 PM

The rush to aggregate news can have frightening consequences for innocent people.

How Common Are Workplace Murders in America?
3:15 PM

The killing of two TV journalists in Virginia was rare in several ways.

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