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CNN, regularly derided as 'liberal' by conservative commentators, is only liberal if that word stands for 'somewhat sane.'

How the right rears its young lawyers.

Patricia Highsmith was a master writer of crime and suspense.

Two books on modern policing and the racial dynamics that go with it.

It's a slippery slope that these two lawgivers would have us tread.

Whether in his home district or in Washington, DC, Congressman Gary Condit is a discredit to his profession.

If they connect well with voters in 2002, they'll have an edge in a weak economy.

It's time to consider what would really improve our unequal society.

 'Following the Money' can prove devastating to critics of the illegal trade.


Views on race and the progressive base. Plus: The case for Elizabeth Warren, and JoAnn Wypijewski on "the party of no."

July 23, 2010

Nation columnist, Melissa Harris-Lacewell is angry with the administration, the NAACP, and blogger Andrew Breitbart, but maybe some good can come out of all of this.

July 22, 2010

Eric explains his problem with Nascar.

July 22, 2010

America has a long history of turning black women into scapegoats.

July 22, 2010

Andrew Breitbart is being reverse-whipped on his reverse-plantation, crying out in anguish, ‘How long, O Lord?’

July 21, 2010

How many times is the Obama administration going to roll over for Glenn Beck?

July 21, 2010

Christopher Hayes responds to Joan Walsh's claim that recently published JournoList e-mails prove his "Obama worship."

July 21, 2010