Politics

The Coming Liberal Wave

Young voters are considerably more progressive than everyone else, and they're likely to stay that way.

Camelot’s Begetter

Besides being the father of John, Bobby, and Teddy, Joe Kennedy left behind a tattered legacy. 

Seeing Is Believing

Eyewitness testimony is unreliable and leads to wrongful convictions. Why has the judicial system not taken note?

They'll Be Back

Perhaps the question is not whether we can restrain battlefield robots, but whether we'll want to.

What's Next for Marriage Equality?

2012 saw many successes for same-sex marriage, but the fight is far from over.

How Sandy Saved Occupy

The protest movement's disaster-relief efforts have helped it connect with the “99 percent” it had trouble reaching in its Zuccotti Park days.

The Election Heard Round the Watercooler

Politics and work remain the oil and water of the office, but that doesn't mean Citizens United-happy executives won't try their damnedest to mix them.

Taking Opposite Tacks on Iran and Syria

Viewed from the region, talk of war takes on a different hue.

Good News from the Supreme Court

Turns out it's perfectly constitutional to record the police doing their jobs.

Donald Trump Continues to Troll Everyone

He thinks the GOP should be more racially sensitive.

How Not to Appeal to Asian Americans

Next time, a little less racism.

What Do Republicans Want?

They can't get away with not stating their positions on the Austerity Trap for too much longer.

Simpler Is Better

When it comes to government regulations, public is better, simpler, and more efficient.

Do Republicans Have a Southern Problem?

As the region changes demographically, the GOP's stranglehold is showing cracks.

The Gaza Cease-Fire: A Beginning, Not an End

Last week's successful negotiations will be a failure of leadership if they do not pave the way for an end to the occupation.

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