Politics

June 29, 2014

What Hillary Clinton's Potential Opponents Are Thinking
8:30 PM

A breakdown of Hillary Clinton's potential primary opponents.

The Most Interesting Dynasty in American Politics Today
The Ricketts clan has clashing passions—and designs on greater power
8:00 PM

They’re not the obvious pick, but the most interesting dynasty in U.S. politics right now might be the Ricketts.

How Hillary Won Over the Skeptical Left
The surprising source of Clinton's invincibility
6:45 PM

The strange psychological roots of Democrats’ passion for Clinton.

June 28, 2014

The Real Victim of the GOP’s Assault on Obamacare
The Hobby Lobby case killed our national consensus on religious freedom
8:00 PM

The partisan rancor consuming today's Washington has shattered the consensus in favor of religious accommodations.

June 27, 2014

Louis XVI Wasn't Killed by Ideas
This is what happens when you ignore the role of politics in intellectual history
8:00 PM

This is what happens when you ignore the role of politics in intellectual history

China's One-Child Policy May Be Making the Country More Violent
A 1 percent increase in the ratio between the sexes leads to a 5 percent increase in the crime rate

A 1 percent increase in the ratio between the sexes leads to a 5 percent increase in the crime rate.

What the “Transgender Tipping Point” Really Means
5:00 PM

The time is coming when everyone who believes in equality and social justice must decide where they stand on the issue of trans rights.

Republicans Have a Choice: Their Donors, Their Right-Wingers, or a Government Shutdown
2:13 PM

There's almost no chance anyone will shut down government over the Export-Import bank, but if it happens, it will be John Boehner who does it.

Conservatives Are Obsessed With Debunking the 1-in-5 Rape Statistic. They're Wrong, Too.
A report from the Independent Women's Forum, where facts are stupid things

A report from the Independent Women's Forum, where facts are stupid things.

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