Politics

September 01, 2015

Donald Trump Is the Favorite to Win the Republican Primary
1:05 PM

Jeb Bush is hoping to pull a Mitt Romney, but 2016 isn't likely to play out like 2012 did.

More Homework Won't Make American Students Smarter

Too much homework can have negative health effects on kids, and offers little reward.

How Digital Media Unionization Can—and Can’t—Strengthen the Labor Movement
7:00 AM

An inside look into digital media's recent unionization efforts. 

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.

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