Politics

April 24, 2015

Acting Without Thinking
The most effective protest movements have been enriched by debating ideas and strategy
9:22 AM

The most effective protest movements have been enriched by debating ideas and strategy.

Let's Be Clear About What the Armenian Genocide Was—and Wasn't
8:19 AM

Yes, it was a genocide. No, it was not caused by a holy war.

April 23, 2015

Invisible Atheists
The spread of disbelief in the Arab world
7:30 PM

The spread of disbelief in the Arab world.

America Will Never Move Beyond the Culture Wars

The culture wars have been institutionalized into the very fabric of American society.

Conservatives Blame California's Drought on Environmentalists
And want the government to spend billions to solve it
12:37 PM

What are they even thinking?

Ignore the Cynics: 2016 Is an Extremely Important, Exciting Election
8:59 AM

This election isn't as boring as the worst journalism written about it.

Why the Constitution Trumps Any State's Ban on Same-Sex Marriage

Opponents of same-sex marriage are riding a very thin argument to the Supreme Court.

April 22, 2015

Fear in a Handful Of Dust
Climate change is making the Texas Panhandle, birthplace of the state’s iconic Longhorn, too hot and dry to raise beef. What happens to the range when the water runs out?
7:30 PM

How climate change is making the Texas Panhandle, birthplace of the state’s iconic Longhorn, too hot and dry to raise beef.

Your Uber Driver Could Be Packing Heat, and You Wouldn't Know It
The company lets drivers carry guns. Lyft doesn't.
1:56 PM

The company lets drivers carry guns. Lyft doesn't.

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