Politics

July 28, 2014

In France, It Really Matters What Politicians Wear. Even Men.
François Hollande is just the country's latest fashion victim
11:15 AM

François Hollande is just the country's latest fashion victim.

Dr. Strangelove Explains Why the Obamacare Lawsuits Make No Sense
If you're going to make a threat, usually you tell somebody about it
9:12 AM

If you're trying to make a threat, usually you tell somebody about it.

Europe's Fears About Sanctioning Russia Are Overblown
“Russia’s economy would collapse faster and quicker.”
8:02 AM

“Russia’s economy would collapse faster and quicker.”

Here's One Reason We Need Immigrants
Without them, the population of U.S. children would be shrinking
12:00 AM

Without them, the population of children in this country would be shrinking

July 27, 2014

A Book By Jimmy Carter Led Me to Work for Richard Branson
'Talking Peace' provided a perspective on leadership as a combination of stubbornness, a moral compass, and an appetite for risk
8:00 PM

'Talking Peace' provided a perspective on leadership as a combination of stubbornness, a moral compass, and an appetite for risk.

 

July 25, 2014

Don’t Read This Book: A History of Literary Censorship
5:39 PM

Three new works concerned with banned literature, from Joyce to Rushdie.

Obama Understands the Border Crisis Better Than Rick Perry. His Child-Migrant Plan Proves It.
5:36 PM

A humanitarian crisis demands a humanitarian response—not more guns on the border.

Why Did 1,000 People Watch Right-Wing D.C. Interns Debate Each Other?
A dispatch from the Cato Institute's "Libertarianism vs. Conservatism"
3:23 PM

A dispatch from the Cato Institute's "Libertarianism vs. Conservatism."

Jonathan Gruber: 'It Was Just a Mistake'
An Obamacare architect explains a 2012 quote that's fueling critics
10:31 AM

In 2012, MIT economist Jonathan Gruber said the same thing the law's critics now allege in a lawsuit. What gives? "I misspoke," he says.

Remarkable Photos of Toys Set Up To Mimic Real-Life War and Violence
Children describe the horror they see, and this photographer recreates it—with dolls. Astonishing.
10:26 AM

Children describe the horror they see, and this photographer recreates it—with toys. Astonishing. 

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