Politics

April 08, 2015

Hillary Clinton Needs to Be More Fake
7:00 AM

The hunt for an authentic Hillary Clinton has been going on for more than a decade, but she’s actually very easy to find. She lives on YouTube.

April 07, 2015

Why Obama Is Spurning Liberals With a Massive Trade Deal
Elizabeth Warren and labor unions hate it, but are their worries justified?
10:25 PM

Elizabeth Warren and labor unions hate it, but are their worries justified?

Is It Inequality or Mobility? Neither Economists nor GOP Candidates Can Decide.
4:31 PM

Rick Santorum and a New York Times economist have something in common.

Wanted: Personal Assistant. Ivy League Degree Required.

A distinction needs to be made between the jobs that exploit and the ones that just disappoint.

The Man Who Loves Ferguson (Just as It Is)
An interview with City Council candidate and former mayor Brian Fletcher.
3:27 PM

“I have no scandals. The most I've ever made in my life, in 28 years as an elected official, was as mayor, $350 a month.”

Southerners Shouldn't Take Attacks on the Confederacy Personally
And they should embrace the idea of celebrating the country's reunion
1:09 PM

And they should embrace the idea of celebrating the country's reunion.

The New Republic to Host “The Next Frontier of Climate Change: State and Local Action in Chicago”
9:45 AM

Check out “The Next Frontier of Climate Change: State and Local Action in Chicago” on Friday, April 10.

Does the Holocaust Discount Jewish White Privilege?

It’s entirely possible for a Jew whose relatives were killed in the Holocaust to benefit from certain aspects of white privilege. But that history means Jews are not able to be carefree about their identity like other privileged groups.

Rand Paul Becomes Less of a Libertarian Every Day
8:32 AM

He's a defense hawk now. That's not very libertarian.

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