Politics

Sticking It to Sochi: Russian LGBT Activists on What Works

Appeasement and rainbow pins won't stop Putin's witch hunt

President Obama Wants to Talk to You

We can have a conversation about it, but the spying isn't going to stop.

Rand Paul Doesn't Know What He's Talking About (In Charts)

Just how much has the deficit come down? We'll show you.

Just How Bad Will the Florida Voter Purge Be?

Maintaining clean voter rolls is a necessary part of administering elections. But witch hunts for noncitizens? Not so much.

Against Douthat on Abortion Restrictions, Round Two

Or why "pro-life liberalism" is impossible

Neocons vs. Non-Interventionists: Let the Games Begin!

The GOP foreign-policy establishment begins drawing ideological lines in the sand.

Red Wings Give You Bull

Why is a bankrupt city building a new $650 million “hockey arena district” to house the Detroit Red Wings?

Getting to Know Her, Getting to Know All about Her

Can we learn more about Hillary Clinton and think differently about her than we do now? Actually, we can.

Governor, You’re No Rudy Giuliani

Chris Christie is a viable candidate for 2016, but it's no sure bet this early in the game.

Mortgage Reform: Watch Your Fannie

A bipartisan Senate bill could stop the nation's two largest housing lenders from guaranteeing home loans. 

Artificial Love

Would it be possible to fall in love with an artificial intelligence? A new film seems to say yes.

God Was My Freshman Roommate

Troy University is opening up a faith-based dorm this fall. Church-state separationists are not impressed.

SCOTUS's Meaningless Death Penalty Rules

The Eighth Amendment forbids the execution of the mentally ill. So why did we kill John Errol Ferguson?

Wendy Davis's Catch-22

The Texas Democrat can run for governor and help revive her party, but she can't win—or can she?

How Long Do You Want to Live?

Turns out that for most people, the answer is, not any longer than they expect to.

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