Politics

July 14, 2014

Republicans' Failure to Pass Immigration Reform Has Cost Us $900 Billion
12:00 PM

Here's how to tell Republicans aren't serious about fixing the child-migrant crisis.

Watch Nadine Gordimer Talk About South Africa's Racism: "I Was Part of It."
10:04 AM

The Nobel Laureate discusses racism, writing, and South Africa, and reads from a few short stories.

July 13, 2014

Guatemalans Aren't Just Fleeing Gangs
The media narrative misses what life there is really like
9:40 PM

The media narrative misses what life in that part of Central America is really like.

Here's Definitive Proof That Republicans Don't Care About the Long-Term Unemployed
8:00 PM

They're happy to use budget gimmicks—except when it could help those who need it most.

A New Provision Threatens California Inmates' First Amendment Rights
A year after the hunger strike, some things have improved, but some things have gotten worse
8:00 PM

A year after the hunger strike, some things have improved, but some things have gotten worse.

July 11, 2014

Remember the Greek Enlightenment?
Neither does Greece, to judge by its government
8:00 PM

Neither does Greece, to judge by its government.

Is This the Political Photo of the Year?
3:29 PM

At the very least, it's the most provocative image uploaded to the White House Flickr feed in 2014.

Science Is Not About Certainty
The separation of science and the humanities is relatively new—and detrimental to both
3:05 PM

The separation of science and the humanities is relatively new—and detrimental to both.

Fine, Republicans, Play Politics With the Border Crisis. But How About Some Solutions, Too?
10:55 AM

How do Republicans want to handle the 50,000-plus migrant children who have already entered the U.S.?

Here's What We Can Do About the Border Crisis Right Now
There are no easy solutions, but there are some clear first steps
7:50 AM

In my business, I’m supposed to have this all figured out. I don’t.

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