The Senate has voted to defund research for political science. The implications for other sciences are scary.
What the resemblence between the president and the History Channel's Prince of Darkness says about today's GOP.
Allowing more people to live and work in the United States would go a long way toward fixing our fiscal problems.
As this week's New York magazine cover story shows, trend pieces heralding the return of "retro values" have become a tired cliché.
This is the perfect time to do it.
As gay marriage gets its day at the Supreme Court, activists in New Jersey launch a new offensive in the fight for LGBT equality.
A few thoughts on racism and "colorblindness"
Europe's small nations should think about leaving the euro behind, or at least threatening to do so.
Intellectuals on the right are coming around to the idea that our biggest financial institutions could use a little regulation.
As usual, journalists can't talk about marijuana without turning into Beavis and Butthead.
High-profile cases, like the two gay marriage ones next week, tend to attract crazy amici curiae briefs like Kid Rock songs to a gun rally.
The religious right can't get away from the GOP, and the GOP can't get away from the religious right.
President Obama is visiting the Jewish state for the first time as president, but the trip can’t be a success if he doesn’t temper salutations with a healthy dose of real talk.
Ten years ago, so many people acted like there were no unknowns worth considering, even when they had no idea what they were doing.
Supporters of the law claim we need it prevent voter fraud, but Proposition 200's true goal? Disenfranchising minorities.