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Dara Lind

What new Ray Rice video proves: the people who have the footage have the power

Dara Lind Vox Without documentation, the victim’s and aggressor’s accounts become a “he said, she said” —…

Peggy Noonan

What America Thinks About Iraq

Peggy Noonan The Patriot Post “The past is never dead. It’s not even past.” We are back…

Katie Nelson

Google Is Putting $50 Million Toward Getting Girls to Code

Katie Nelson Mashable Made With Code is a new Google initiative to motivate future female programmers. Only 18%of computer…

Gail Collins

Mitt! Again! What?

Gail Collins The New York Times Mitt Romney is back. Don’t leap to any conclusions. After all,…

Mary Fitzgerald

A Conversation With Abu Khattala

Mary Fitzgerald The New Yorker This past weekend, U.S. Special Forces captured Ahmed Abu Khattala, one of…

Margaret Sullivan

AnonyWatch: When Unnamed Sources Are Flat Wrong

Margaret Sullivan The New York Times In a blistering column this week, the Reuters media critic Jack Shafer takes…


Hollywood vs. Silicon Valley

Nellie Bowles re/ Breaking the hearts of Hollywood executives is exhausting to Lloyd Braun, the longtime media chief…

Hazel Haddon Article

Egypt may finally face its sexual assault problem

Hazel Haddon At first, the blurry video of a celebration in Cairo’s Tahrir Square, captured by an onlooker’s cellphone,…

Olivia Laing

‘ Every hour a glass of wine’ – the female writers who drank

Olivia Laing The Guardian If you write a book about alcohol and male writers, as I did, the one question…

Lois Beckett

Everything We Know About What Data Brokers Know About You

Lois Beckett ProPublica They start with the basics, like names, addresses and contact information, and add on…

Priyanka Bhogani

Where ISIL came from and what it wants

Priyanka Bhogani Global Post After months of violence, unrest and a rising death toll, Iraq is now disintegrating….

Joan Walsh

GOP’s Post-Obama Problem

Joan Walsh Something’s changed, and liberals can’t ignore it. Democrats won’t be running against neophytes or…

Amy Goodman

William Worthy and Vincent Harding: Thank You and Goodbye

Amy Goodman TruthDig The world lost two remarkable men in May, two African-Americans who helped shape modern…

Gail Collins

Dinner Party Politics

Gail Collins New York Times What do you think the election results mean? The ones on Tuesday. They…

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Dear Jill: From One Pushy Media Dame to Another

Kara Swisher Let me be perfectly clear when it comes to ousted New York Times executive…


Have We Abandoned the Goals of Brown vs. Board of Education?

Kyla Calvert When 17-year-old Jessica Black walks to school, the neighbors she sees mirror her city’s…

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Moderates: Who Are They, and What do They Want?

Molly Ball The Atlantic It often seems there’s no center in American politics anymore. Increasingly polarized camps…

Maureen Dowd

With Malice Toward Nuns

Maureen Dowd New York Times SO much for all the cozy hugs and soothing cold calls and…

Alexia Tsotsis

Google+ Is Walking Dead

Alexis Tsotsis TechCrunch Today, Google’s Vic Gundotra announced that he would be leaving the company after eight years. The…

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Cliven Bundy’s Slavery Delusion

Amy Davidson The New Yorker It is bizarre that a man who has ranted about his own…