How does having too many postage stamps in prison land you alone in a bathroom-sized cell, 23 hours each day for a month?
Romney and his kind turned much of our economy into a betting parlor—how did he ever become a serious candidate for the presidency?
How anti-Muslim bias entered the mainstream.
What will become of the military remains post-revolution Egypt's Gordian Knot.
As a bookseller, Amazon has left no corner of the publishing world untouched. What will happen as it ventures into publishing original content?
Why is the Vatican cracking down on the Leadership Conference of Women Religious?
In the wake of the killing of Osama bin Laden, will the US alter its strategy in the 'War on Terror'? Jeremy Scahill joins Chris Hayes to explain how the death of the Al Qaeda leader will influence US foreign policy.
The legendary activist says that a revolutionary transformation of our society is not only possible, but necessary.
Political analyst Joshua M. Landis explains why the Syrian president's recent concessions are too little too late for a burgeoning protest movement that's interested in more than piecemeal reform.
The release of previously classified reports on the US military's Guantánamo detainees has resuscitated stories of horror and suffering that have been largely forgotten in recent years.
Under new credit card regulations, will women find it harder to access credit?
Katha Pollitt joins The Brian Lehrer Show for a National Poetry Month conversation about politics and poetry.