Politics

May 21, 2015

Marriage Is Evolving. The 'Primates of Park Avenue’ Aren’t.

For many Americans, marriage simply isn't the central institution it once was. 

Ukraine Makes Amnesia the Law of the Land
4:33 PM

New laws in Ukraine make it illegal to bring up its ugly past.

Rand Paul's Fake Filibuster Was Nakedly Political. Good For Him.
2:58 PM

Who cares if it was cynical? It was also politics at its best.

Australia Is Bad for Celebrity Puppies, Worse for Actual Humans
11:02 AM

We should be paying attention to how Australia is treating the poor, tired, and hungry masses who are huddled just offshore.

May 20, 2015

Divestment Won't Hurt Big Oil, and That's OK
8:00 PM

Critics of divestment misunderstand it.

Generation PTSD: What the "Trigger Warning" Debate Is Really About
8:00 PM

Critics of the "new political correctness" have impulses that are deeply embedded within American culture.  

Hillary Clinton as Feminist Children's Book Hero
3:11 PM

There's a chapter or two that these books tend to leave out. 

Five Centuries After It Kicked Them Out, Spain Welcomes Back Sephardic Jews
1:20 PM

Spain's passport offer to Sephardic Jews raises heated debate in Israel.

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