Politics

July 28, 2015

Building a Kinder, Gentler Deportation Machine
10:40 AM

Obama wants to fix his immigration policy, but Republicans might make it worse.

July 27, 2015

Would Republicans Support the Americans with Disabilities Act Today?
1:39 PM

The law passed at a time when Republicans weren’t unanimously opposed to using federal power in service of the common good.

Hillary Clinton's Climate-Change Plan Is Anything But Comprehensive
10:25 AM

She hasn't answered any of the most controversial questions yet.

Ted Cruz Isn't Wrong to Call Watchmen's Rorschach a Hero
10:24 AM

The character is the moral center of the comics book, rather than a satire of right-wing superheroes.

July 26, 2015

Bobby Jindal’s Opiate for the Masses
3:49 PM

The Louisiana governor made prayer his first priority after the Lafayette shooting. That’s not nearly enough.

Conservatives Are Holding a Conversation About Race
11:34 AM

An ugly term—“cuckservative”—crystallizes a Republican Party crisis.

July 24, 2015

Bobby Jindal Enabled Louisiana's Gun Violence Problem
2:23 PM

The governor has suspended his presidential campaign, but don't expect him to reverse his incredibly lax gun policies.

Right-Wingers' Solution to Movie Theater Shootings: More Guns
11:31 AM

Gun-rights advocates are trotting out the same old tired, disproven argument.

Paid Leave This Week: Everywhere Is Better Than Here
9:31 AM

Millenial women have no illusions about how hard it is to be a working mom in America.

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