Politics

July 31, 2014

Don't Let Republicans Erase Vaginas From Women's Health
Without them, no health care system is complete

Or uteruses, or fallopian tubes, or cervixes, or ovaries. 

Boehner's Border Bill Is a Sideshow
It's a lousy proposal, maybe even a counter-productive one
9:10 AM

Who cares if the GOP leadership can pass their bill on the border crisis? It's terrible anyway.

My Obamacare Truther Moment
I told a radio interviewer I wasn't sure about a detail in the Senate bill—and then I kept talking
7:27 AM

I told a radio interviewer I wasn't really sure about a detail in the Senate bill—and then I kept talking. Bad idea.

The Five Political Forces That Will Control Obama's Efforts To Curtail Deportation Of Immigrants
7:00 AM

Why Obama might want to go big on protecting undocumented immigrants—and why he might not.

July 30, 2014

I'm a Doctor. Here's Why I'll Ask You About Guns.
Florida court decision is a disturbing intrusion on medical practice.
11:50 PM

A federal court upheld a Florida law prohibiting physicians from asking about gun ownership. That's nuts.

How Ronald Reagan Rode America's Delusions to the White House
Reviewing Rick Perlstein's 'The Invisible Bridge'
8:00 PM

Did Ronald Reagan unite the nation by dividing it? 

The Next Big Fight in Income Inequality Is About to Go Down in California
Can the entire Bay Area raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour?
8:00 PM

The Bay Area's bold campaign to raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour. 

Retire the Dead Presidents and Put These Women on Our Nation's Currency
6:14 PM

Why does our currency only feature dead white men? It's time for a change. 

California Could Really Use All of That Water Lost in the UCLA Flood
2:43 PM

While UCLA students frolic in their pop-up pools, farmers in other parts of California are dealing with dangerously low groundwater levels.

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