Politics

May 22, 2015

Will Ireland Vote for Same Sex Marriage?
10:56 AM

It's the world's first national referendum on gay marriage. What happens next?

May 21, 2015

How the Gay Rights Canvassing Study Fell Apart
5:53 PM

Here's how the study unraveled. 

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
Poroshenko wants his nation to forget its role in Nazi atrocities
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. 

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