Politics

August 28, 2014

Two More Signs that the GOP and Tea Party Are One
On climate and immigration, the right wing is firmly in charge
8:43 AM

It's bad politics for the Republicans, but the rest of us will suffer the consequences.

Yes, Republicans Are Threatening a Government Shutdown Fight
7:00 AM

Republicans don't have to utter the words "government shutdown" to get their message across.

Why Aren't Women Advancing At Work? Ask a Transgender Person.
Having experienced the workplace from both perspectives, they hold the key to its biases.
12:00 AM

As a population that has experienced the workplace from both perspectives, they hold the key to its biases.

August 27, 2014

Pass This Bill or a Sick Waiter Will Sneeze on Your Food
Pay attention, national Democrats. California is onto something.
8:06 PM

It would help stressed-out workers and the businesses that employ them. Hey, Democrats, are you paying attention?

Obama Was Wrong. The Era of Humanitarian Intervention Is Not Over.
8:00 PM

Obama thought he could end humanitarian intervention. He was momentously wrong.

I Have Two Nightmares About a Palestinian State
That there won't be one—and that there will be one

That there won't be one—and that there will be one.

You Can Glimpse the Post-Apocalypse in This Photo From Gaza
8:00 PM

There are places on Earth where people have already adapted to what might be termed the pre-post-apocalyptic present.

Did Mitch McConnell Just Admit That Obama Would Beat Him In A Supreme Court Confirmation Fight?
2:07 PM

Mitch McConnell doesn't sound very confident that he can defeat Obama's Supreme Court nominees.

Stop Twisting Republican Quotes. They're Not Threatening Another Government Shutdown.
2:05 PM

Some reporters seem to have bought into the Democrats' campaign rhetoric

GOP Extremism Isn't Just Hurting America. It's Hurting Our Planet.
12:47 PM

Republicans are putting all the world's people at risk now.

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