Politics

January 19, 2015

What Obama Should Say in His State of the Union But Probably Won't
10:08 PM

Obama should take on the Supreme Court. Again. 

"It Was the Highlight of My Time at Duke as a Muslim"

How students responded to a national controversy over a Muslim prayer.

What Today's Civil Rights Protesters Could Learn From Josephine Baker's Iconoclasm

We should march, yes, but there should be room for the offbeat and the downright weird.

January 18, 2015

Red States Are Reinventing Medicaid to Make It More Expensive and Bureaucratic
8:00 PM

That's how scared Republican governors are of the word "Obamacare."

Even Vladimir Putin's Authoritarian Allies Are Fed Up With Russia's Crumbling Economy
8:00 PM

It's “kind of like a party where no one wants to be, like one of those awful family lunches.”

January 16, 2015

There's a Model for How France Should Treat Its Muslims. It's How France Treats Its Jews.
6:03 PM

An uncomfortable irony has emerged since the Charlie Hebdo massacre.

John Roberts May Finally Be Ready to Legalize Same-Sex Marriage
The issue is returning to the Supreme Court—and the conservative Chief Justice could surprise onlookers

The issue is returning to the Supreme Court—and the conservative Chief Justice could surprise onlookers.

No, The Decline in Marriage Did Not Increase Inequality
The New York Times' David Leonhardt gets it wrong

The New York Times' David Leonhardt gets it wrong.

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