Politics

February 18, 2014

Karl Rove Accuses Obama of Doing Everything Bush Did—Especially on Deficits
10:40 AM

Maybe he wants to forget the Bush era as much as everybody else does.

Pussy Riot Arrested in Sochi
5:55 AM

Pussy Riot was arrested in Sochi today. Yes, you read that right.

February 17, 2014

Five Years Later, the Stimulus Still Isn't Getting Enough Love
10:55 PM

"Stimulus" is still a bad word in Washington. It shouldn't be.

In One Egyptian City, the Arab Spring Spirit Has Not Been Snuffed
8:00 PM

Why unrest persists in Suez but not in other parts of Egypt.

It's (Still) Only Women Pols Who Get Judged on Their Family Life

The work-life balance of public women has always been fair game for criticism, and it's getting old.

The Russians Think I'm a Russophobe? They're Right.
2:10 PM

This weekend, the American and Russian hockey teams squared off against each other at the Sochi Olympics and, even if, like me, you're not a fan of the sport, it was an undeniably gripping match, one that ended only after a white-knuckle shootout.

February 16, 2014

How Much Is Too Much to Spend on College? One Study Has an Answer.

Two new studies show college is still a great investment.

Want to Realize the Civil Rights Act's Dream? Apply it to Union Rights, Too.

Just as it became unacceptable to fire some due to race, it became OK to boot them for organizing a union. Let's change that.

One in Five Obamacare Applicants Didn't Pay a Premium—Should We Care?
10:30 AM

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) last week issued its latest update on Obamacare enrollment, revealing that 3.3 million people had used the new on line marketplaces to select new insurance plans.

The Shoah and the Art Market
9:37 AM

After the recovery of missing Holocaust art from Munich, the papers have been full of breathless stories about the art's value. Is somebody missing the point?

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