Politics

Why Is Greece on Fire?

The Prospect gives you the lowdown on the country's fiscal nightmare.

No Such Thing as an Arizona Free Lunch

The state proposes making free school lunches an optional program.

Obama's Fact-Checkers

The Obama campaign launches the Truth Team to counter Republican attacks.

The Help's Same Old Story

The film boasts Oscar-worthy performances but spotlights black exploitation in Hollywood.

Obama, Mr. Popular

As the president rises in the polls, conservatives turn to the culture wars.

CPAC Takes Aim at Birth Control

Despite organizers' attempt to focus on fiscal issues, CPAC participants revive the culture war.

Greece Bets Once Again on Austerity

The country's parliament approves deep cuts to social services as rioters overrun central Athens.

Santorum Takes It to the Top

The former Pennsylvania senator is the new front-runner in the GOP primary.

A Super Bowl for the People

Led by Madonna’s halftime act, this year’s telecast included something for everyone.

Will the Real Citizens United Please Stand Up?

Long before it was named in a Supreme Court decision, the group was a conservative production house.

The Coming Battle over NCLB Exemptions

As many as 39 states have asked about waivers for the law's 2014 deadline.

The Libertarian Romantic Thriller

Ron Paul's message makes it onto the big screen.

Keep Conventions Conventional

You may think you want mayhem to go down in Tampa, but be careful what you wish for. 

Bishops, Republicans Get Served

The administration turns the contraception controversy into a political win.

Government Has to Give Reasons

The Ninth Circuit's decision in Perry illustrates the idea of "government interests."

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