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Robot

How treating smart programs as legal persons could change privacy as we know it.

Booker and Zuckerberg

The city has a new mayor with a progressive mandate, but its schools are reeling from the market-based reforms Cory Booker introduced.

UKIP

Labour has to lead the case for a modern, multicultural society that needs the skills of migrants to compete in the global economy. 

UCSB shooting

Our communities are bearing the brunt of gun violence while corporate executives reap the financial rewards.

Shackles

Underdevelopment in the Caribbean is a direct legacy of the slave trade, and descendants of enslaved Africans should be compensated accordingly.

Northwest Detention Center

Reform legislation has stalled, and the private-prison industry is making obscene profits from a captive population.

Crimea protest

Why is the Western press so invested in expounding the highly unconvincing narrative of the official line?

Tune in all day Thursday to watch Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders, Sherrod Brown and others at the New Populism Conference.

Muslim students

A new report documents incidents of bigotry and suggests fighting bad speech with counter speech.

Blogs

Damien Hooper dared break the no-politics rule at the Olympics and is paying a price.

July 31, 2012

A company that supports hate runs the risk of being told that it’s not welcome.

July 31, 2012

A major party’s support of LGBT rights is progress that ought not to be underestimated.

July 31, 2012

Republicans are supposedly trying to win over Jewish voters. They know that won’t happen. It’s all about evangelicals, and Florida. 

July 31, 2012

A key Democratic senator seems to be embracing a new party line on gun laws. 

July 30, 2012

It’s time we retire the idea of single mothers as being the root of economic inequality, and marriage being some king of panacea for financial instability.

July 30, 2012

Sequestration cuts will hit women fastest and hardest.

July 30, 2012

How perverse to celebrate a National Health Service in front of the very people who aim to destroy it.

July 30, 2012

Thought vegetariansim was a young hipster trend? You are very wrong.

July 27, 2012