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The Case Against the Roberts Court
Guns and Gun Control
150th Anniversary Events
Today 6:00 am
October 10, 1973: Vice President Spiro Agnew Resigns
“His is not a rags-to-riches story but a fable about a mediocrity who made it big.”
Yesterday 2:38 pm
The Biggest Winners of the Arab Spring? Dictators
While authoritarian rule appears to provide stability over the short term, it breeds discontent and affirms the idea that violence is the only way to be heard.
Yesterday 11:42 am
Is DC About to Pass the Best Sick Leave in the Country?
A new proposal in the DC City Council
would boost the district’s paid medical leave up to 16 weeks.
Yesterday 11:30 am
Nobel Prize Laureate Svetlana Alexievich’s Oral Histories Are Chronicles of the Future
In her cantos of loss readers feel a sense of communion, of a shared humanity in the face of horror.
Yesterday 11:00 am
Boehner and McCarthy Reap What They Sowed
Time and again, the GOP leaders caved to the far right—and encouraged its delusions of power.
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Yesterday 10:30 am
Kim Davis Is Not an LGBT Southerner’s Only Problem
The organizing project Southerners on New Ground takes on police profiling and deportations in its fight for LGBTQ liberation.
Yesterday 10:21 am
Trevor Noah Says He’s Not a Political Progressive. He’d Be Funnier If He Were.
host doesn’t have much to say, which leaves him making jokes about tramp stamps and body weight.
Yesterday 9:00 am
Here’s Something We Can Do To Expand Abortion Access
The EACH Woman Act would ensure
health coverage of abortion for anyone regardless of what they earn or where they live.
Yesterday 6:00 am
October 9, 1967: Che Guevara Is Executed in Bolivia
“His is a revolutionary ideology in which death and tragedy occupy, close in the foreground, an unwanted, redemptive place.”
October 8, 2015
NYPD on Trial: NBA Player Thabo Sefolosha Fights Back After Police Beating
The police broke Thabo Sefolosha’s leg. His testimony, and the testimony of witnesses, could mean that they will not get away with it.