Politics

April 09, 2015

Cubans Are More Satisfied With Their Political System Than Americans Are
3:31 PM

52 percent of Cubans are dissatisfied with their political system, compared to 65 percent of Americans.

Ted Cruz Still Says Obamacare Killed Jobs. Has He Seen This Chart?
1:54 PM

Rebuked by fact, Ted Cruz has retreated into the land of guesswork.

“Jewish Privilege” Doesn't Exist—But Jews Can Benefit From Whiteness

What American Jews have to deal with these days, in terms of anti-Semitism, isn’t racial or religious marginalization so much as a continued ideology fixated on the idea that Jews control everything.

April 08, 2015

Don't Make Dzhokhar Tsarnaev a Martyr

Killing him could cause more harm than keeping him alive.

U.S. Prosecutors Have Risked a Show Trial for the Chance to Execute Dzhokar Tsarnaev

Was putting Boston through this trial worth it, when the defense would have agreed to a life sentence? 

It Will Take More Than an Election to Heal Ferguson
4:13 PM

On the ground in the days leading up to the vote. 

From Sex Parties to Sexual Abuse: America Keeps Disgracing Itself in Colombia
1:27 PM

The Army is just now probing sexual assault allegations more than a decade old. 

Ferguson Court Clerk: Being Fired for Racist Emails Was Like "Being Raped"
12:29 PM

"It took me awhile to get over the feeling of being raped and being thrown under that bus," she said.

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