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Is the Most Powerful Conservative in America Losing His Edge?

Molly Ball The Atlantic Erick Erickson—the editor in chief of, a right-wing pundit whom Democrats loathe…

Dawn Chmielewski

What If North Korea Wasn’t Behind the Sony Hack?

Dawn Chmielewski Re/code From the moment the Federal Bureau of Investigation identified North Korea as the culprit behind…

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On Nerd Entitlement

Laurie Penny New Statesman A few people have forwarded me MIT professor Scott Aaronson’s post about nerd…

Peggy Noonan

The Cuban Regime Is a Defeated Foe

Peggy Noonan Wall Street Journal If a change in policy is in the American national interest, then…

Gail Collins

The Woes of Working Women

Gail Collins New York Times Today, let’s take a look at the Little Bill That Couldn’t. Say…

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Mississippi, Burned

Sarah Varney Politico The first year of the Affordable Care Act was, by almost every measure, an…

Mariah Blake

How the Christian Right Is Using Hobby Lobby and “Duck Dynasty” to Take Back America

Mariah Blake Mother Jones Pundits may be declaring the culture wars over, but conservative Christians are donning…

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Jassa’s Blog – The Power of a Vote

I voted today. I leisurely completed my ballot at home while researching nagging questions online about referendum…

Nia-Malika Henderson

How racial appeals to black voters have changed — and worsened — under Obama

Nia-Malika Henderson The Washington Post Making appeals based on race is not new in politics. It can…

Signe Brewster

How Google’s latest moonshot could change human health

Signe Brewster Gigaom Google is determining what exactly it means to be a healthy human being, which…

Christine Sisto

Why Cat-Calling Really is a Problem

Christine Sisto National Review A new video about street harassment has gone viral and it proves that…

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Christie and Cuomo: The Ebola Kings

Amy Davidson The New Yorker How many Ebola-quarantine policies does the United States have? And do any…

Gail Collins

What Women Want

Gail Collins The New York Times Women are big this election season. No group is more courted….

Rebecca Carroll

I’m a Black Journalist. I’m Quitting Because I’m Tired of Newsroom Racism.

Rebecca Carroll The New Republic My first job in media was as a television producer. I was…

Nina Martin

This Alabama Judge Has Figured Out How to Dismantle Roe v. Wade

Nina Martin ProPublica In 2005, The Witherspoon School of Law and Public Policy held a conference in Virginia’s…

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Open Mouth, Insert Foot: Microsoft CEO Tells Women Techies to Trust “Karma” on Pay Inequity

Kara Swisher re/code In an interview today in front of the most prominent group of women techies,…

Liliana Segura

A Wrongful Conviction Robbed William Lopez of His Freedom, and Then His Life

Liliana Segura The Intercept On a snowy evening in late March, just over a year after walking…

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State Board of Ed member: ‘U.S. ended slavery voluntarily’

Susan Greene The Colorado Independent Colorado’s latest education official to condemn high school history course standards wonders…

Amy Goodman

Global Warming and Global Warring

Amy Goodman TruthDig Hours after 400,000 people joined in the largest climate march in history, the United…

Elizabeth Slattery

Overview of the U.S. Supreme Court’s October 2014 Term

Elizabeth Slattery The Heritage Foundation The Supreme Court of the United States begins its next term on…