Politics

Nothing to Hide, Much to Fear

Why the NSA’s data dragnet is far more menacing than invasion of privacy

Mo' Children, Mo' Problems

Are the parents of only children selfish? Maybe, but Lauren Sandler’s new book says that's okay.

A Quiet Blockbuster

It wasn't one of the civil-rights cases activists were clamoring for, but AMP v. Myriad Genetics may prove to to be one of this Supreme Court term's most consequential rulings.

Pacifiers and Pink Slips

It's not uncommon for low-wage workers to be shown the door when they're pregnant. A little bit of bipartisan cooperation could help change that. 

Whither White America?

More thoughts on the future of white people.

Where Do Americans Stand on Affirmative Action?

Whites hate it, everyone else supports it.

Cuomo Finally Gets in the Campaign Finance Reform Game

If only the governor were as bold as his reform measure. 

What Will Republicans Do if Obamacare Turns Out OK?

It's no use begging them to come up with new health-care plans, because they just don't care.

Shocking Public Health Ads that Probably Don't Work

Reaching through the TV to smack you across the face only goes so far.

Rand Paul Plays God Politics

On immigration, the Kentucky Senator tries to bridge the gap between the GOP and evangelical Latinos. But like the party, he just doesn't get them.

Agee, Before He Was Famous

Can a rediscovered first draft of Let Us Now Praise Famous Men speak more directly to our time than the finished masterpiece? 

Ringside Seat: Breaking the GOP's Still Akin Heart

The public, thankfully, has ways to shut down the most moronic of our representatives.

Ringside Seat: Breaking the GOP's Still Akin Heart

The public, thankfully, has ways to shut down the most moronic of our representatives.

The End of the Austerity Crusade?

What does Jason Furman's appointment mean for the White House's future economic plans?

Where's the Intelligence Fallout?

So far, we haven't heard a persuasive argument that national security has been harmed.

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