Politics

Non-Religious Voters Getting Even More Democratic

The reason? The unremitting hostility of Republicans

Obama: Giving Away Social Security

The president's position on retirement benefits is indeed almost identical to Romney's—and that's no good thing. 

Sorry Feminists—NOT!

A Twitter meme pokes fun at the stereotype of feminists as unsexy.

Debate Prep with Joe

Jennifer Granholm talks with the Prospect about helping Biden prep for his 2008 verbal sparring match with Sarah Palin.

We Blinded Her from Science

Why are there so few women in STEM fields? Hint: The problem is not just about "lifestyle choices."

Barry Commoner and the Dream of a Liberal Third Party

Obituaries of the environmental populist have dismissed his 1980 presidential run as a quirky personal misadventure. It was more than that.

Liberals Need to Get a Grip

Obama is still the favorite, people. 

Putting Mitt's Footnotes on the Obama Doctrine

Lacking any way to take ownership of foreign policy, Romney laid out a neoconservative vision that looked an awful lot like Obama's.

No, There's No Poll Trutherism On the Left

Even when faced with polls they don't like, liberals retain their sanity.

Better Know a Ballot Measure

The first in a Prospect series on the 174 initiatives and referendums up for a vote this November

Why Do the Sunday Shows Suck So Much?

Explaining the awfulness that is Meet the Press, This Week, and the rest

Invasion of the Climate Deniers

When it comes to denying global warming, America is number one.

Full Employment Is the Best Social Program

The optimistic debate about what could happen in the United States after the unemployment rate goes down

Romney Versus the People

The Republican candidate may have performed well in the first debate, but the audience-participation variable in the town hall may fluster the improvisation-shy candidate.

Refugee Reality Check

Israeli policy on asylum-seekers from Eritrea and Sudan is denial

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