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Franken Is Leaving and Trump Is Still Here

At 11:45 a.m. on Thursday, Al Franken, the Democratic senator from Minnesota, stood on the Senate floor and announced his intention to resign. He didn’t admit to allegations of groping and unwanted kisses, but argued that they’d become too great a distraction for him to serve effectively. …

Profile: Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe

The life, political career and controversies of the African country's longest-serving leader.<p>After leading Zimbabwe since its independence in 1980, Robert Mugabe has formally stepped down as the country's president, according to the speaker of parliament.<p>Mugabe submitted his resignation on Tuesday, …

Hiroshima and the Politics of Apologizing

It’s hard to say sorry. Especially when you’re doing it for a whole country.<p>When Barack Obama goes to Hiroshima on May 27, becoming the first sitting U.S. president to visit the site of the world’s first nuclear attack, he will not apologize on behalf of his country for carrying out that strike 71 …

Politics is a “blood sport”: Roger Stone on his CNN ban, the “real” Donald Trump and the billionaire’s scheme to lure delegates

<b>Roger Stone, Donald Trump (Fox News/AP/Chuck Burton)</b><p>The political provocateur and former Trump aide vows to Salon that Trump will not be derailed at the convention<p>Sean Illing<p>April 28, 2016 9:59am (UTC)<p>Love him or hate him, most people in politics have something to say about Roger Stone. A longtime …

Fifa corruption arrests: key questions answered

<b>What has happened?</b><p>Fifa, the world governing body of football, has been plunged into crisis after a number of its top officials were arrested at a hotel in Switzerland on suspicion of receiving bribes totalling $100m (£65m). The dawn arrests in Zurich, where the organisation is based, came hours …

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'Dark and dangerous times': GOP 2016 hopefuls focus on Islam at Iowa summit

Student who told Jeb Bush 'Your brother created Isis' speaks out about incident<p>Read more<p>“We are a bunch of babies,” Donald Trump warned a church full of conservative activists in Iowa on Saturday, as Republican presidential hopefuls stepped up their deployment of fear over national security as the …

Death Penalty: 'Civilized' Vengeance or Biblical Contradiction?

<i>Matthew 5:38 "You have heard that it was said, 'Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.'" -- Bible Gateway</i><p>Big news today: the Boston bomber, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, has been sentenced to death. The 21-year-old man who accompanied his brother on a journey of violence and terrorism will now live out the years …

Slate Magazine - Politics, Business, Technology, and the Arts

Cover StoryHow Conservative Trolls Lost Their Mojo Lili Loofbourow It’s hard to DGAF once you’re in power.<p>Zuckerberg and Bezos Don’t Give Away Enough …

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We Should Applaud Iggy Azalea’s Boob Surgery Honesty

The pop star told ‘Vogue’ she’d had breast implants. Let’s hope it encourages other women to be open about similar procedures.<p>In a 2010 YouTube …

Jesus Wants Me to Have This Jet

Pastor Creflo Dollar has spoken to God, and God wants him to buy a $65 million private jet. His congregation, thus far, has obliged his every …

License to shill: Mexico pays James Bond film studios millions to shoot its good side

Officials offered Sony Pictures and MGM up to $20m in tax incentives to make changes to upcoming Bond film that cast country in positive light<p>Mexican officials reportedly offered up to $20m in tax incentives to Sony Pictures and MGM in return for changes to be made to the next James Bond film, in …

The fight for freedom of speech in Egypt

The retrial of two Al-Jazeera journalists in Cairo has been adjourned until 19 March after key witnesses failed to show up.<p>Baher Mohammed and Mohamed Famy have always denied any wrongdoing and, speaking to the BBC's Yolande Knell, the men vowed to clear their names.<p>They were arrested in 2013 along …

Libby Lane: First female Church of England bishop installed

<b>The first female bishop in the Church of England has been installed at Chester Cathedral.</b><p>The Rt Rev Libby Lane, 48, preached her first sermon in a service attended by hundreds of people.<p>She was consecrated as the eighth Bishop of Stockport at York Minster in January.<p>In November, the Church of …

Blogger lashing: Saudi rejects criticism of Badawi case

<b>Saudi Arabia has expressed "surprise and dismay" at international media reports criticising the flogging of a Saudi blogger for insulting Islam.</b><p>In its first official statement on the case the foreign ministry said it rejected any interference in its internal affairs.<p>Raif Badawi was sentenced to …

Death penalty in Indonesia: an executioner's story

A police officer who has been part of an Indonesian firing squad tells how he and his prisoners prepare for the death sentence, and how he hopes those who are killed find their peace<p><b>As Indonesia prepares to execute up to 11 prisoners, including two Australians, a Brazilian and a Nigerian national,</b> …

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Unplanned Births: Another Outcome of Economic Inequality?

Affluent women are likely to have access to more-reliable forms of birth control, and they're more than three times as likely to have an abortion in the case of an accidental pregnancy.<p>There are lots of examples of the growing distance between the nation’s haves and have-nots, and the gap between …

The Pickup Artist Too Sleazy for Pickup Artists

John Mulvehill allegedly masturbated on a woman and was kicked out of his community for it. Now he's back with a new name and a new company.<p>Julien …

Conservative hero Ben Carson: New AP U.S. History course would make students “ready to go sign up for ISIS”

<b>(Reuters/Mike Theiler)</b><p>“I think most people when they finish that course, they’d be ready to go sign up for ISIS”<p>Sarah Gray<p>October 1, 2014 9:00pm (UTC)<p>Ben Carson, retired neurosurgeon, Fox News contributor, domestic violence skeptic and "Tea Party star," is adding to list of "looney" beliefs." …

Understanding black America and the spanking debate

<b>The NFL football star Adrian Peterson's child abuse scandal has sparked a national debate in America about spanking children and the growing illegality of certain kinds of "abusive" corporal punishments. In a personal piece, author Stacey Patton describes the complex legacy of corporal punishment</b> …

Justice for Gaza war crimes? Only if Palestine signs up to ICC jurisdiction

What are the prospects that those responsible for war crimes in Gaza will be brought to justice? And might the international criminal court (ICC) achieve its ultimate goal by deterring such crimes in the future?<p>On Tuesday, the Bar Human Rights Committee urged the ICC prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda, "to …

Russia responds to sanctions by banning western food imports

Russia has banned fruit, vegetables, meat, fish, milk and dairy imports from the US, the European Union, Australia, Canada and Norway, Russia's prime minister told a government meeting on Thursday.<p>Dmitry Medvedev said the ban was effective immediately and would last for one year.<p>Russian officials …

Can your employer punish you for bathroom breaks?

<b>(Rommel Canlas via Shutterstock)</b><p>A labor dispute goes down the drain<p>Mary Elizabeth Williams<p>July 18, 2014 7:15pm (UTC)<p>You'd expect a company called the WaterSaver Faucet Co. to care about what happens in the bathroom. But you wouldn't expect this. In one of the most absurd, enraging disputes in …

Gender quotas work better wherever people like rules

<b>Angela Merkel, chancellor of Germany, a country with highly effective gender quotas (א (Aleph) via Creative Commons License/Wikimedia Commons)</b><p>A study says America’s love of freedom and opportunity might be what keeps women from achieving parity<p>Jenny Kutner<p>July 18, 2014 9:07pm (UTC)<p>For all the talk …

The growing trend that’s got the religious right thoroughly rattled

<b>(flickr/Nicholas Eckhart)</b><p>The real reason conservatives are so determined to protect their religious freedoms? America’s growing secularism<p>Amanda Marcotte<p>July 19, 2014 12:00pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>There’s been a lot of ink spilled about the increasing political …

Superhero switch-ups: A history of race and gender switches in comics

<b>Thor, Captain America (Marvel Entertainment)</b><p>Thor and Captain America aren’t the first comic book characters to change up their gender and race<p>Mark Peters<p>July 19, 2014 3:00pm (UTC)<p>Marvel Comics turned heads this week with the announcements of a black Captain America (Cap’s old pal Sam Wilson, the …

Israel: America’s Frankenstein monster

<b>(Reuters/Baz Ratner)</b><p>Israel’s harshest critics and most ardent defenders agree on one thing: The battle is really about America<p>Andrew O'Hehir<p>July 19, 2014 4:30pm (UTC)<p>With Israeli tanks rolling into the Gaza Strip and Hamas fighters firing dozens of rockets into Israel every day, the two sides in …

MP fears Indigenous students will suffer under controversial literacy program

A federal MP says he nearly choked when he heard his own government had funded the rollout of a controversial literacy program.<p>Warren Entsch fears some Indigenous students could suffer under the highly-scripted teaching model, known as direct instruction.<p>He said he was surprised last week when the …

Handing back asylum seekers is called refoulement. And it's illegal

"Sometimes in difficult circumstances difficult things happen," Tony Abbott told us in his stumbling way at the commonwealth heads of government meeting (Chogm) in Sri Lanka in November last year.<p>He must have been inspired by Donald Rumsfeld's neat encapsulation of the post-invasion chaos in Iraq: …

Sudan announces release of Meriam Ibrahim from death row

A Christian woman on death row in a Sudanese prison has been released on the orders of a court in Khartoum after her case became the focus of an international campaign.<p>Meriam Ibrahim was sentenced to 100 lashes for adultery and to be hanged for apostasy after refusing to renounce her faith last …

Starbucks’ demented politics: Why its ballyhooed “college” offer helps them — not you

<b>(Reuters/Mario Anzuoni/Zurijeta via Shutterstock/Photo collage by Salon)</b><p>With labor costs the mega-chain’s biggest expenditure, here’s its diabolical answer for how to retain staffers<p>Tim Donovan<p>June 23, 2014 11:43am (UTC)<p>What if all our institutional problems could be solved by the people who caused …