Politics

The Hoodie, Part 2

You still think carrying Skittles looks dangerous?

The Party Has Decided on Romney

Republican leaders have finally moved to support the former Massachusetts governor as the presumptive nominee.

Rachel Maddow, the Lovable Wonk

With the release of her latest book, Drift, MSNBC’s biggest 
star shows once again why she's captured the liberal imagination.

The Affordable Care Act On Trial

I offer a bold prediction.

Engaging on Philosophy

The Obama campaign might just be ready to make an affirmative case for progressivism. 

Lost Opportunities

In filming the Hunger Games as a straightforward adaptation, director Gary Ross misses a chance to comment on class and inequality.

Friday Miscellany

Haggadahs, bilinguals, and women

A Surprise World Bank Pick

For Larry Summers, Obama's nomination of Jim Yong Kim ends a winning streak of falling upwards.

Kinder, Gentler Secularists

Taking a page from the gay rights movement.

The Hoodie

Short skirts don’t rape women; men rape women. Hoodies don’t shoot Skittles-toting teenagers; overzealous neighborhood watch guys shoot teenagers.

Newt Just Wants to Help TV Networks

Gingrich says a contested nomination would draw in viewers, but it'd leave Republicans in shambles

Obama Picks Jim Yong Kim for World Bank

Today's Balance Sheet: Obama nominates the Dartmouth College head for the prestigious position.

Geraldo: If You're Black and Wear a Hoodie, Expect to Get Shot

The talk show host blames Trayvon Martin's hoodie for his murder.

Single-Payer and the Supreme Court

Surprisingly, several groups seek to challenge the Affordable Care Act from the left.

The Attack that Will Stick to Romney

The former Massachusetts governor can walk away from everything but the fact that he's a plutocrat.

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