Politics

June 16, 2015

The Most Optimistic Theory Possible About President Hillary Clinton's Agenda
12:17 PM

Would a Republican-controlled Congress let anything pass? Well...

The Death Penalty Is Cruel. But So Is Life Without Parole.
6:00 AM

Capital punishment is barbaric, but so is the wait for the execution itself. 

June 15, 2015

Jeb Bush's Big Speech Didn't Clarify His Confused Foreign Policy
7:09 PM

He wants to have it all, and it's a hot mess as a result.

How to Rid the Science Lab of Sexism
3:18 PM

No matter what a Nobel Prize-winning scientist says about women in the lab, it doesn’t help to suggest segregating them—even in jest.

Jeb Bush, Climate-Change Equivocator
6:00 AM

No one knows where he stands on the issue.

Why Does Jeb Bush Want to Be President?
6:00 AM

There's a good reason he's been described so often as "diffident."

The Moral Case for Renewable Energy

As Pope Francis is likely to say in his encyclical this week, the time to act is now.

June 13, 2015

The Ladies Who Love Hillary
6:15 PM

“Sometimes I just go sit and read her Wikipedia page,” Ruth Christianson, 28, said moments before Clinton gave a speech launching her campaign.

June 12, 2015

House Democrats Just Dealt Obama a Withering Blow
5:04 PM

This is a serious rebuke of the president—from his own party, no less.

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