Politics

July 28, 2014

Who Killed This Woman?
Her husband, father, or brothers? The mysterious story of one brutal honor killing in Pakistan.

Her husband, father, or brothers? The mysterious story of one brutal honor killing in Pakistan.

The Coal Industry Has Been Fear-Mongering for 40 Years Now
These old newspaper ads prove the industry's predictions have always been wrong
8:00 PM

These old newspaper ads prove the industry's predictions have always been wrong.

In France, It Really Matters What Politicians Wear. Even Men.
François Hollande is just the country's latest fashion victim
11:15 AM

François Hollande is just the country's latest fashion victim.

Dr. Strangelove Explains Why the Obamacare Lawsuits Make No Sense
If you're going to make a threat, usually you tell somebody about it
9:12 AM

If you're trying to make a threat, usually you tell somebody about it.

Europe's Fears About Sanctioning Russia Are Overblown
“Russia’s economy would collapse faster and quicker.”
8:02 AM

“Russia’s economy would collapse faster and quicker.”

Here's One Reason We Need Immigrants
Without them, the population of U.S. children would be shrinking
12:00 AM

Without them, the population of children in this country would be shrinking

July 27, 2014

A Book By Jimmy Carter Led Me to Work for Richard Branson
'Talking Peace' provided a perspective on leadership as a combination of stubbornness, a moral compass, and an appetite for risk
8:00 PM

'Talking Peace' provided a perspective on leadership as a combination of stubbornness, a moral compass, and an appetite for risk.

 

July 25, 2014

Don’t Read This Book: A History of Literary Censorship
5:39 PM

Three new works concerned with banned literature, from Joyce to Rushdie.

Obama Understands the Border Crisis Better Than Rick Perry. His Child-Migrant Plan Proves It.
5:36 PM

A humanitarian crisis demands a humanitarian response—not more guns on the border.

Why Did 1,000 People Watch Right-Wing D.C. Interns Debate Each Other?
A dispatch from the Cato Institute's "Libertarianism vs. Conservatism"
3:23 PM

A dispatch from the Cato Institute's "Libertarianism vs. Conservatism."

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