Politics

Decoding Michele Bachmann's New Book

We pick out the top five moments from the presidential contender's new book — so you don't have to.

The Internet Miniskirt

For women online, having an opinion comes at the cost of constant threats of sexual violence.

What Happened to the Tea Party?

It looks like the GOP primaries have left the once-powerful movement in the dust.

Super-Duper Failure

We should be celebrating the failure of the Super Committee to come up with a deficit-reduction plan.

Don't Blame Gerrymandering

Drawing congressional districts to favor one political party doesn't lead to higher incumbancy or gridlock.

The Showman

This "lost" interview shows Steve Jobs as an incredibly charismatic figure.

The Elephant in the Room

How abortion became a nonissue for Republican candidates.

Crazy People Running for President

Michele Bachmann is making me sad.

Occupy Wall Street: Seattle Redux?

Could yesterday's day of action build a broad progressive coalition?

Roe v. World

It's a myth that the Supreme Court got ahead of public opinion when it legalized abortion in 1973.

Not Heritage, Definitely Hate

Thoughts on the Confederate flag.

Stick a Fork in Him

Rick Perry's donors disappear on him, taking his last hopes with them.

Now What?

Occupy Wall Street faces the future post-Zuccotti Park.

Evidence Tampering

Media grasps at straws trying to find proof that support for Obama's second term is faltering.

How to Make Congress More Corrupt

The Texas governor's plan for a "Citizen Congress" would de-professionalize lawmaking.

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