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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

Manning Marable did more than encourage us. He made a way for us.

April 3, 2011

Massacres in Afghanistan by Muslim fanatics echo the fanaticism of preachers in Gainesville.

April 2, 2011

How Commentary and Israel's Six-Day War informed the neoconservative movement (or didn't).

April 1, 2011

Before the media becomes too engorged on this Cinderella vs. Sinners narrative, it‘s worth noting that while superficially true, it’s also fraudulent, moralistic hooey.

March 31, 2011

Spring break tips for those who want to relieve their stress without stressing out the planet.

March 31, 2011

Could Obama and his supporters take a break from celebrating so-called no-fly zones—and take a look at what’s happening in Arizona?

March 30, 2011

Republicans often bemoan what they view as the heavy burden of government regulation. But the absence of such regulation, combined with the prevalence of industry-bought loopholes, adversely affects Americans every single day.

March 29, 2011

Thanks to cable news, discredited experts and government officials are regularly reborn as trusted authorities.

March 29, 2011

This morning, PBS Frontline scooped itself, posting online its promised ten-minute segment for tonight's show on Bradley Manning's early years, or as it's billed  (wink, wink)  “The Private Life of Bradley Manning.”

March 29, 2011

Why are the Republicans going after a history professor who calls himself a “centrist”?

March 28, 2011