Politics

May 13, 2015

Obama's Trade Deal Is Still Alive, But House Democrats Are Itching to Kill It
4:40 PM

One small victory for the president. But lots of work still to do.

Don't Ask, Don't Tell, Get Hired
A single tweak to job applications would change the lives of millions of ex-cons
2:27 PM

The "Ban the Box" movement is about humanizing people with criminal records. 

The 2016 Candidates Aren’t Talking About Climate Change Because Voters Don’t Care
12:33 PM

But if Hillary brings it up and Republicans react with hostility, the climate might get some airtime.

May 12, 2015

America Doesn't Need Another 'Contract With America'—Not Even a Liberal One
4:33 PM

Bill de Blasio says he wants to do what Newt Gingrich did in 1994, but for progressives. Maybe he should stop saying that.

Hillary Is Passing 2016's Biggest Test—and Jeb Is Flunking
1:02 PM

When conservatives fret that nominating a Bush will neutralize one of Hillary Clinton’s only big weaknesses, this is what they have in mind.

The Loneliness of Sy Hersh
12:46 PM

He used to be a celebrated journalist. Now, his alternate history of Osama bin Laden's death is making him a mockery.

Goldman Sachs Is Right: Millennial Moms Still Run Households
11:24 AM

Millennials believe domestic duties should be split, but they don't always act on that belief.

May 11, 2015

One Reason Obama Might Open the Arctic to Drilling: China
6:13 PM

Obama says he cares about climate change but he's opening a new region to drilling.

In Defense of 'Uppity-ism'
Michelle Obama urged Tuskegee grads to "rise above the noise." All black Americans should take her advice.
4:39 PM

Why black ambition is never a bad thing.

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