Politics

On Inequality, Obama's Words Aren't Enough

Inequality has been increasing for nearly 40 years. And the president hasn't been able to do much about it.

With God on His Side

Mark Pryor gets super-Christian in his new ad. Should you be displeased?

We Wrote a Heartbreaking and Terrifying Post about Viral Content without Lists or GIFs. Then You Clicked on It, and Magic Happened.

Sure, you clicked on "8 Reasons Why This Puppy Will Make You Cry and Change Everything." But what if you didn't cry, and nothing changed?

The Homeschool Apostates

They were raised to carry the fundamentalist banner forward and redeem America. But now the Joshua Generation is rebelling.

Reversing Broward County's School-to-Prison Pipeline

The story behind the so-far successful crusade to end disproportionate student arrests and suspensions in one Florida school district. 

CNN Losing Interest in News

Their leader says he wants more of "an attitude and a take." It's actually not a bad idea.

$2,229.11 for Three Stitches? Behold the Wonder of the Free Market.

We don't have to wonder what the unfettered market in health care produces. We've been living it.

Will Zombie Marco Rubio Win in 2016?

Why the press needs to stop burying presidential contenders before the primaries start.

Pot Shots Fired: Recreational vs. Medicinal in Washington State

In the struggle to legalize marijuana, some say patients are being left behind.

Plan for Robotification of Everything Proceeding Apace

Amazon wants to deliver your deodorant with a drone.

The Death Panels Are Coming

First they said it was about end-of-life counseling, now they say it's about rationing. And it could be making a triumphant return.

The Media Need to Do More to Help People Navigate Obamacare

The fact that a law is controversial doesn't absolve them of their resonsibility to guide the public through it.

The Affordable Care Act v. Supreme Court, Round 2

Diving into the two contraception-mandate cases the high court will hear this term: Conestoga Wood Specialties Corp. v. Sebelius and Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc.

The Contraception-Mandate Cases Aren’t Really About Contraception

They’re about expanding religious-freedom rights for corporations. 

Are the Obamacare Clouds Breaking?

Encouraging news is coming in.

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