Politics

The Ongoing Triumph of Radical Individualism

We're all on our own, and we're all out for ourselves.

How the Gay-Rights Movement Won

Linda Hirshman's new book tries to uncover how the LGBT movement accomplished so much in such a short span of time.

The Sixties at 50

Half a century later, the battles of the 1960s--and the effects of one great wrong turn by liberals of that time--are still with us.

Why "Outside Money" Isn't Something to Get Angry About

Inside, outside it's all pretty much the same.

The Internet, Explained

Turns out it's not that complicated.

AFL-CIO Tries to Claim Some Victories in Wisconsin

Walker is still governor—how much can Richard Trumka spin that?

The End of 5-4

The consequences of the election for the Supreme Court.

Just How Hard Was It to Vote In Wisconsin?

The Election Protection Coalition was flooded with over 1,300 calls on Tuesday from people having difficulty voting.

Wisconsin, an "Elastic" State

Why Republicans should stick around in the Badger state

Wisconsin's Not-So-Silver Lining

It looks like the Democrats may have won a single senate seat last night. But they'll have to win again in November for it to matter.

What the Affordable Care Act Decision Will Mean

Let's be sure we understand.

Prop. 8 Heads for the Show

The one conservative dissent in yesterday's Ninth Circuit ruling shows how little sizzle remains in the gay-marriage issue.

Obama, Post-Post-Partisanship

Republicans have pledged to thwart the president at every turn. What, then, is the use of compromise?

A Wisconsin Domino Effect?

After Scott Walker's victory in yesterday's recall election, the question going forward is: Will other Republican governors follow his lead?

Despite Predictions, Turnout Looks Good and Recall Activists Are Flying High

Some may have written off the Wisconsin fight as a lost cause—but the anti-Walker activists are pointing to reasons for hope.

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