Equipping law enforcement with surveillance equipment is a sideshow.
Category: A Healthy Commotion
Shots fired from the left.
Democracy is a lonely business.
Obama’s record and legacy are beside the point. It’s time for liberals to move beyond the President and his conservative opposition.
A Vox story on America’s drone arsenal has some more explaining to do.
David Leonhardt is confused about inequality, at least according to his shallow dive into Thomas Picketty’s Capital in the Twenty-First Century.
I agree with Matthew Yglesias that “America needs more on-the-job learning, not less,” I just don’t know what that has to do with giving “Two Cheers for Unpaid Internships.”
Attempting some clarifications on what’s at stake as norms about working on national holidays shift.
Defending the right of employees to choose to work holidays like Thanksgiving threatens to ignore the fact that, for many, choice never factors into it.
Coca Cola is partnering to deliver clean drinking water to small villages around the world, even as it steals water from others.
A government shutdown is looking less likely. Here’s why that should scare you.
The GOP still can’t come up with a conservative answer to Obamacare.
The latest developments in the latest shutdown crisis do not portend well for those who are into the whole operational government thing.
Noam Scheiber argues it will. I’m not so sure.
A crazy quote from a House Republican hints at the rocky way forward.
Bombing Syria is still a bad idea even if saving lives in Libya was not
James Fallows relays William R. Polk’s assessment of the Syria situation.
In an otherwise fine speech, the President continues a pandering tic that’s well past its sell-by date.
Allison Benedikt accuses her colleagues who send their kids to private school for turning their backs on the promise of public education.