Politics

Information Sharing Is Caring

Why Obama and Congress need to talk it out on Syria. 

Rummy Returns

And it's like he never left.

Leave the Munich Pact Out of This, John Kerry

The secretary of state's comparision of U.S. inaction on Syria to Europe's failure to stop Hitler in 1938 is counterproductive fearmongering.

Christianity: Not Just for Haters Anymore

A new online campaign gives people of faith the chance to show they're "not all like that."

The Republican Team Effort on Obamacare Obstruction

National Republicans and state Republicans, working together to screw people over.

Is the CIA on Its Way to Hacking the Sky?

Human manipulation of the climate might be the quickest way to combat global warming. It's also the most frightening.

War Powers for Dummies

Does Barack Obama need Congress' approval to bomb Syria?

Reefer Madness: The Guide to New Federal Pot Policy

The most important take-aways from the Department of Justice's marijuana memo.

Syria Turns into a Political Story

And the Washington media breathe a sigh of relief.

Game, Set, Match—Feminism

It's been 40 years since tennis player Billie Jean King won the "Battle of the Sexes," but she did a whole lot more for women's athletics than just win a widely hyped match.   

Chelsea Manning and the Politics of a Pronoun

The end of the Wikileaks trial has led to a much-needed discussion on how the media treat gender.

Impeachment, Inc.

Conservative entrepreneurs find a new way to separate the rubes from their money.

One Small Step for Pot

The Justice Department says it won't be cracking down on Colorado and Washington's new legal marijuana markets. But it may be too early to celebrate.

Going Beyond Protest

In 1963, America was overtly racist and needed a massive March on Washington. Today, racial bias is more subtle but just as insidious—we must learn to fight it differently.

Will Congress Continue to Refuse Its War Powers Responsibilities?

An explainer on how Congress has slowly abdicated its war powers to the executive branch, and why this is a very bad thing

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