Not much evidence exists to say America's schools are spiraling downward—but that hasn't stopped politicians and reporters from perpetuating the idea.
Almost all the gains go to people earning over $1 million a year.
Links for your afternoon.
…in which I hope he won’t be charged with a hate crime.
New research shows that sexism and racism play an unfortunately large role in the evaluation of state judges.
"Black-on-black crime" is the inevitable result of geographic proximity, not some unique pathology.
Republican lawmakers are rethinking their opposition to the sweeteners that make legislation happen.
He's not campaigning for Republicans, that's for sure.
It looks like it will be a race to the finish—not just between Walker and his opponents but also between the Democrats looking to oust him.
Today's Balance Sheet
He stepped back his comments from last week on yesterday's Sunday shows.
Katha Pollitt on Adrienne Rich
The open attack on contraception has only hurt Republicans with this valuable constituency.
Despite there being little for presidents to do to change gas prices, they often get blamed for them. But is the public getting smarter?
In the lockout era, winning union representation is not a one-time thing.