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The Roberts Court has made it far easier to buy an election and far harder to vote in one.

The New Jersey governor may have acted illegally in diverting $1.8 billion from the Port Authority to pet projects in the state.

Martin Heidegger

Their recent publication tells us nothing we didn’t already know, or could easily have inferred, from his biography.

Luis García Britto

Roberto Lovato interviews intellectual heavyweight Luis García Britto about the role of the media in the current conflict in Venezuela. 

Cesar Chavez

A new film about the labor leader reduces him to a caricature and ignores his true strengths as an organizer.

Despite well-funded opposition, New York’s mayor was able to deliver on the biggest commitment of last year’s campaign.

Student climate activists in Massachusetts win a meeting with Governor Deval Patrick about banning new fossil-fuel infrastructure. But they need more than a meeting.

Putin and Obama

In the name of ‘democracy,’ the West has unrelentingly moved its military, political and economic power ever closer to post-Soviet Russia.

Our impatience and rage is what has produced progress. That we are still impatient and angry reflects not black people’s failing but how far America still has to go.

Ta-Nehisi Coates's detractors are too quick to declare him overly pessimistic about how white supremacy still shapes our society.

Northeastern University's decision to suspend Northeastern's SJP provoked a response that spread outside the university's borders.

The new Fed chair came out in strong support of working families and the unemployed in her foundational speech this week. 

FIfty-five years after the consumer rights advocate published his first article ridiculing the auto industry for negligence, Congress is investigating another scandal. 

We should not assume the #CancelColbert hashtag let Dan Snyder off the hook.

BP spill

Senior politicians in both parties have become so intoxicated by the idea of an American surge in energy production that they have lost their senses.

Eric with the latest reviews and Reed on Obamacare and the right-wing media.

The State Supreme Court decision reverses Byrom's capital murder conviction for conspiring to kill her husband, a crime her son confessed to.

There’s always a cauldron of crazy simmering just beneath the surface of our ‘rational’ lives. 

India elections

When Indians go to the polls starting April 7th, the country’s system of democracy will be at risk.

“The Interweb tried to swallow me whole,” said Colbert. “But I am proud to say that I got lodged in its throat and it hacked me back up, like a hastily chewed chicken wing.”

On Tuesday, April 1, call Apple to demand the company protect its workers from dangerous chemicals. 

Obama wants the security accord, but Karzai says he supports Russia's annexation of Crimea.

The Catholic directives would leave just one OB-GYN in the city of Bartlesville who can prescribe contraception for birth control purposes.