Politics

All the Scary Ladies

An effort to silence women in the military is meant to empower the radically conservative clergy in Israel.

The Republican Al Gore

With Mitt Romney, liberals can now understand how conservatives felt in 2000.

Romney, Santorum, and God

We ought to be talking more about candidates’ religious beliefs.

Are You Eating Fish Caught By Slaves?

How do we stop slavers from entrapping poor fisherman and forcing them to work?

Not Sweet Home Alabama

Civil rights leaders help undocumented immigrants fight against HB 56 in the state.

State of the Week

A roundup of the latest news from states across the country.

The Obama-ization of Everything

Republicans are getting pulled aboard trains they can't control.

Taking Anti-LGBT Discrimination Seriously

Two different judges offer arguments against DOMA.

The Court That Walks Off Cliffs

In this Friday Round-Up: The Court moves rightward on Affirmative Action, but there is good DOMA news.

Don't Sterilize Trans Folks

Sweden will change its law. What's up with Belgium, Denmark, France, and the Netherlands? 

Kansas GOP: Poor Are Too Rich

Republicans unveil a new plan raising taxes on the poorest people in the state.

Obama's Michigan Pitch

The Republicans aren't the only candidates with TV ads running in Michigan.

How To Make Romney Look Popular

Just put the cameras in the right spot.

No Silver Bullet for Gas Prices

Today's Balance Sheet: No Death Star for Earth, but no low gas prices either. 

Obama's Squandered Recovery

In The Escape Artists, Noam Scheiber depicts a White House out of its depth on the financial crisis.

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