Politics

May 01, 2015

Why Do So Many People Hate the Sound of Hillary Clinton's Voice?
You hear a boring political speech. A linguist hears fascinating identity politics.
7:28 AM

You hear a boring political speech. A linguist hears fascinating identity politics.

Even Conservative Millennials Support Unions

It makes sense: Young people have watched wages associated with middle-class jobs of yesteryear drop precipitously.

April 30, 2015

Freddie Gray Didn't Magically Kill Himself
Wednesday's police leak showed no respect for Baltimore's anger
3:48 PM

Wednesday's police leak showed no respect for Baltimore's anger.

Looking While Black
When eye contact with police is considered a crime
1:35 PM

When eye contact with police is considered a crime.

Is John Roberts Drifting Left?
12:56 PM

Progressives should take heart: They no longer have to count out Roberts on close decisions.

“Progressives Have Some Catching Up to Do”
Inside activists' plan to re-stock the left's weak bench
12:24 PM

Inside activists' plan to re-stock the left's weak bench.

Stop Calling Bernie Sanders a Socialist
The Vermont senator is a "democratic socialist"—and yes, there's a difference
12:07 PM

The Vermont senator is a "democratic socialist"—and yes, there's a difference.

Bernie Sanders Is a Better Environmentalist Than Elizabeth Warren
9:30 AM

Stop waiting for Elizabeth Warren, climate hawks. Bernie's your guy.

April 29, 2015

Inside America's Massive, Messy Evacuation From Saigon
How the U.S. managed the failure of the Vietnam War 40 years ago

How the U.S. managed the failure of the Vietnam War 40 years ago.

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