Politics

July 31, 2014

These 5 Things Will Decide Whether Obama Reduces Deportations
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.

Conservatives Are Already Planning for the Supreme Court to Nuke Obamacare Subsidies
1:41 PM

Halbig Truthers are trying to rig the debate, so that Republicans don’t suffer any consequences for not fixing the Obamacare error.

Here's Proof That the Anti-Abortion Movement Is Winning
Anti-abortion restrictions slowed down in 2014. That's not good news.
11:06 AM

Anti-abortion restrictions slowed down in 2014. That's not good news.

People Are Literally Praying For Coal
But they shouldn't be.
8:17 AM

The coal industry is not what it used to be, but that's okay.

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