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  • Quote of the Day: Gingrich on Paganism

    We are living in a period where we are surrounded by paganism.

  • Too Much Stimulus?

    The "Roadmap to Recovery" is the latest public relations frame placed around the economic situation by the Obama administration. Critics are pouncing…

  • The Day In Politics, 6/8

    Today, we learned of Lakhdar Boumediene's treatment as a detainee; Sarah Palin said "told ya so" to President Obama's economic policies; Obama…

  • The Day In Politics, 6/5

    Today, Mitch Daniels got more attention as a potential 2012 candidate; Newt Gingrich expanded on his criticism of Sonia Sotomayor; unemployment rose…

  • The Day In Politics, 6/4

    Today, President Obama delivered his long-anticipated speech to the Muslim world; Egyptian Twitterers said "trust, but verify"; conservatives…

  • Obama's Cairo Speech

    Highlights of President Obama's speech to the Muslim world.

  • Quote Of The Day: Jeffrey Goldberg On Obama's Cairo Speech

    An African-American President with Muslim roots stands before the Muslim world and defends the right of Jews to a nation of their own in their…

  • The Day In Politics, 6/3

    Today, we learned that Newt Gingrich has explain-ogized his comments about Sonia Sotomayor; President Obama supports Medicare cost-cutting with more…

  • The Foreign Policy Test

    President Obama came into office promising a new paradigm of foreign policy. As he travels to Saudi Arabia, we ask: will Middle East leaders be…

  • The Day In Politics, 6/2

    Today, we learned that an Army recruiter was shot and killed in Little Rock; President Obama nominated Republican Rep. John McHugh as secretary of…

  • The Abortion Debate After Tiller

    The assassination of Dr. George Tiller has renewed a decades-old debate between pro-choice and pro-life activists about the fundamental nature of…

  • The Day In Politics, 6/1

    Today, we learned that Sonia Sotomayor's former clerks are recommending her for SCOTUS confirmation; Democrats are hitting six Republicans for…

  • The Day In Politics, 5/29

    Today, we learned that Organizing for America hopes to rally support for Sotomayor; GOP insiders say it's a bad idea to oppose her; Sen. Chris Dodd's…

  • The Day In Politics, 5/28

    Today we learned that President Obama will travel to Landstuhl Regional Medical Facility in Gernamy next week, thereby visiting the center of an '08…

  • 2012's Crisis

    Depending on the intentions of North Korea, their saber-rattling this week will result in a full-scale conflagration that President Obama will have…

  • The Day In Politics, 5/27

    Today, we learned that Bush v. Gore lawyers have teamed up to challenge Proposition 8; a liberal coalition has launched the first Sonia Sotomayor ad;…

  • The Day In Politics, 5/26

    Today, we learned that President Obama has nominated Sonia Sotomayor to the Supreme Court--who was his favorite all along; conservatives hit…

  • Panic Attack!

    Are Democrats done panicking about two months of GOP attacks over bringing detainees to U.S. soil--and are they ready to get behind Obama's…

  • Question For The Day, Answered

    Our question for the day--whether Obama's security speech would satisfy his base, receives a split decision: some liberal bloggers liked it; civil…

  • The Day In Politics, 5/21

    Today, President Obama laid out his national security doctrine, which was panned by civil-liberties and human-rights groups and saw split reactions…

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A Short Film That Skewers Hollywood

A studio executive concocts an animated blockbuster. Who cares about the story?

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In Online Dating, Everyone's a Little Bit Racist

The co-founder of OKCupid shares findings from his analysis of millions of users' data.

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What Is a Sandwich?

We're overthinking sandwiches, so you don't have to.

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How Will Climate Change Affect Cities?

Urban planners and environmentalists predict the future of city life.

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The Inner Life of a Drag Queen

A short documentary about cross-dressing, masculinity, identity, and performance

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Let's Talk About Not Smoking

Why does smoking maintain its allure? James Hamblin seeks the wisdom of a cool person.

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