Meet Trey Gowdy, GOP Benghazi Attack Dog

Watch his YouTube videos and you'll understand why John Boehner picked him to lead the Benghazi select committee.

What a Real Propaganda Campaign Looks Like

As the Republicans' scandal calliope winds up, this is as good a time as any to remind ourselves of what happened just a little over a decade ago, even as memories fade.

The Bitter Truth about the Settlements

How can talks succeed when, throughout the negotiations, Israel is building on the very land that would comprise a Palestinian state?

The Difference Between Liberal Justices and Conservative Justices

Both kinds of justices take into account whether they're sympathetic to the plaintiff, not just what the Constitution demands. But a new study shows "in-group bias" much more in evidence among the conservatives.

Rationalizing Trump

Coulter threads her way between the Koch brothers, alt-right, and Paul Ryan.

Trump No Longer Really Running for President

The Donald’s real political goal is to make it impossible for Hillary Clinton to govern.

Is 2016 Another “Year of the Woman?”

Twenty-five years after Anita Hill’s allegations against Clarence Thomas transfixed the nation, another sexual assault controversy is driving cash and volunteers to women’s political groups.

Q&A: It’s Not the Cost of College -- It’s the Price

A conversation with Sara Goldrick-Rab on student debt, why financial aid often fails, and the skyrocketing price of college.

The Conservatives Behind the Campus ‘Free Speech’ Crusade

An upcoming conference at Bard College could shed important light on the right-wing funders behind a deceptive campaign to protect “free speech” while advancing conservative ideology on “liberal” campuses.

Prepare to Be Triggered: Sexual Assault Survivors Gird Themselves for Debate

It’s been a rough few weeks for those who bear the psychic scars of sexual transgression, and the final presidential debate won’t be easy to watch, either.

Can Affordable Housing Activists Save New York?

In the working-class Manhattan neighborhood of Inwood, community organizers who beat back plans for a high-rise luxury apartment building are taking their affordable housing campaign city-wide.

Can Teachers Unions Bargain for Better -- or Fewer -- Charter Schools?

A growing number of local unions want a say in authorizing them.

Equality Becomes a Talking Point in North Carolina Gubernatorial Race

With the state’s demographics and political makeup shifting, backlash against anti-LGBT law may help send Democrat Roy Cooper to the governor's office. 

Don’t Just Whack Wells Fargo’s CEO

Target his highest enabler: The Supreme Court.

Massachusetts Charter School Debate Could Turn on Funding

A ballot initiative to expand charters in the Bay State may put fiscal pressure on cash-strapped municipalities.