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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.

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A new bill in Congress calls on universities to pro-actively address harassment, or risk losing federal funds.

April 2, 2014

The left can only afford to be contemptuous of liberal values when the right isn't in charge. 

April 2, 2014

Texas consistently has some of the highest national rates of prison rape.

April 2, 2014

Can’t any of you chicks take a joke?

April 1, 2014

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

April 1, 2014

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.

April 1, 2014

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

April 1, 2014

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

April 1, 2014

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

April 1, 2014

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

April 1, 2014