Politics

May 20, 2015

Five Centuries After It Kicked Them Out, Spain Welcomes Back Sephardic Jews
1:20 PM

Spain's passport offer to Sephardic Jews raises heated debate in Israel.

One Town Is Going to Try Not Arresting Heroin Users
The police chief of Gloucester, Massachusetts, may change how we handle drug addiction
11:26 AM

The police chief of this coastal Massachusetts town wants to stop arresting users.

Critics Were Completely Wrong About the "Fight for $15" Movement
9:41 AM

Los Angeles raising its minimum wage to $15 per hour proves it.

May 19, 2015

Lethal Entanglements
8:00 PM

Lethal injection was supposed to be a cleaner, more humane version of capital punishement. Over the past five years, it has become a messy, largely unmonitored testing ground for toxic drugs. 

Bad Blood
The FDA's donation rule change for gay and bisexual men is sending the wrong message on HIV

The FDA's donation rule change for gay and bisexual men is sending the wrong message on HIV.

Marco Rubio Wants to Scare Americans into Voting for Him
11:33 AM

GOP presidential candidates are issuing dire warnings about national security. It will backfire.

Could the Boston Marathon Bomber Receive a Fair Trial in Boston?
10:05 AM

All Bostonians were affected by the attack. 

Banking Left: How the Center Moved After the Financial Crisis
8:09 AM

How progressive and center-left economists came together, and how they might soon separate.

May 18, 2015

Taking Care of Our Own
Paid leave goes from progressive pipe dream to political reality.
8:00 PM

In 2008, neither Barack Obama nor Hillary Clinton spoke about paid family leave. This time, things are very different. How we got here. 

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