In her new book, Dragnet Nation, Julia Angwin shows how badly disadvantaged ordinary people are in the struggle for privacy online.
There are strong incentives for reporters that keep coverage as crappy as it is. Changing them isn't impossible, but it won't be easy.
Because their candidates have been losing for the better part of two decades, few with political capital are eager to run statewide.
Digital video is catching up to TV, but brings in only a tiny fraction of the revenue.
The House Budget chair released his cherry-picked report on the state of poverty-prevention programs on Monday. Here's what he overlooked.
How often are Americans shooting themselves by accident? We explain—with charts!
Did we mention that they're saying he's weak? Well they are. Weak, weak, weak.
In an essay in Harpers, political scientist Adolph Reed Jr. looks at the American left, missing most current events but getting some of the big picture right.
Bill O'Reilly is convinced that if only Kanye West would sing some Bing Crosby tunes, we could achieve a racial utopia.
Anti-gay discrimination laws like the one vetoed in Arizona this week now seem dead on arrival, but gay-rights supporters could be blindsided by the courts.
The site is working well now, so it's time for those whose lack of insight led to the disaster to be held to account.
The Republican establishment beats back the Tea Party on Arizona's anti-gay bill. So how important is this event?
A reported deal between the countries once again reveals how American politicians who supported the Iraq invasion refuse to take responsibility for the fallout.
Criticisms of the Supreme Court justice should focus on merit, not trivia questions about when the last time he asked a question during oral arguments was.
Republicans are counting on a bunch of novices who were successful in arenas outside politics to win them back the Senate, which is good news for Democrats.