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What's next for Ms. magazine now that it's hit the ripe age of 30 and is now heading west?

In these heated times, what does the word 'fundamentalist' mean? Well, it all depends on whom you ask.

John Stossel has a conservative stable of pundits when it come to his questionable reporting of evironmental issues.

Right-wing climate-change deniers worked hand-in-glove with John Stossel to portray schoolchild as being 'scared green' on a recent ABC special.

The FAA, which had long ignored airlines' requests for help with unruly passengers, is now relying on those same airlines' apparent racial profiling when deciding who gets to fly.

The Bush administration's insistence on secrecy in the Whitey Bulger case raises some unsettling questions.

In rebuilding Afghanistan, lessons should be learned from Turkey and Egypt when it comes to the separation of church and state.

Will women be included in the debate on Afghanistan's future?

Blogs

It’s an easy comparison. It’'s also dead wrong. The conflation of their stories does little more than burnish Tebow’s credentials at Lin’s expense.

February 15, 2012

In the restaurant industry, the wage gap between men and women is a matter of policy. Millions of the restaurant workers who serve our food cannot afford to eat. 

February 14, 2012

Lest any of us forget, some people have plenty of money to throw around. A $100,000 Valentine anyone? 

February 13, 2012

Gallagher, an opponent of same-sex marriage, denies she ever supported ex-gay therapy—but a look at her record proves otherwise.

February 13, 2012

It’s time that we realize the culture war is good for progressives.

February 13, 2012

Whitney's death reminds us of a music industry that does not take care of its own.

February 13, 2012

What did the Murdochs know and when did they know it?

February 13, 2012

Politicians and developers try to lure 200 teachers to live in a struggling Newark neighborhood. Will it improve the quality of education?

February 10, 2012

This week, DC reporter George Zornick details the good, the bad and the ugly in the mortgage settlement. Ilyse Hogue takes on former Komen vice president Karen Handle. And a look the history of drone warfare by John Sifton.

February 10, 2012

Does the US Conference of Catholic Bishops care more about playing politics than serving Catholics?

February 10, 2012