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Stephen Colbert to GOP: Don’t Fall Into ‘the Governing Trap’

Now that the Republicans will control the House and the Senate, they’re free to strut their stuff and start governing. Anyway, that’s what some GOP …

My Unexpected Diagnosis

<i>[Update: I wrote this in October of 2014. It’s been 3 years, and I’m still doing great. Thanks to all of you who continue to check up on me and wish</i> …

Florida Police Officer Tased 62-Year Old Black Woman In The Back (VIDEO)

A Tallahassee police officer tased a 62-year old African-American woman in the back while she was walking away from him.<p>The incident, which was …

A Ukrainian Brain Drain

One morning in March, Dimitri Simerazhko looked up from breakfast to see tanks rolling by his apartment in Sevastapol, on the Crimean peninsula. He turned from the window and Skyped his business partner, Sergei Dubograev, in Virginia. The two of them had co-founded a startup called Pinxter that …

Lost in the Flood

On May 13th, a cyclone dubbed Tamara hit southeastern Europe and, over only a few days, doused it with three months’ worth of rainfall. Relentless torrents swelled rivers and tributaries, breaching banks and bursting levees. The brunt of the surge swept through Bosnia, Serbia, and eastern Croatia, …

Finding a way in the dark

Learning<p>What Brandi left him<p>The house was finally quiet by the time Mike Schamadan sat down to write a eulogy for his wife.<p>The people who had packed …

Thoroughly Modern Marxism

The only compliment my mother ever pays my father is that he looks like Karl Marx. The resemblance is indeed striking, or at least it used to be: …

Diagnosing Paul Ryan’s psychopathy: Arrogant, manipulative, deceitful, remorseless

Paul Krugman revealed Ryan’s big con years ago. It’s gotten worse. Why does anyone take him seriously on policy?<p>If the GOP as a whole has pretty much given up on the whole “rebranding” thing, their 2012 vice presidential nominee, Congressman Paul Ryan, most definitely has not. In fact, rebranding …

Hearst Magazines Finds Chief Digital Exec at The New York Times

In its second major digital hire of late, Hearst Magazines has hired Todd Haskell from The New York Times as svp and chief digital revenue …

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Adam Shatz · The Life and Death of Juliano Mer-Khamis

Juliano was the founder of the Freedom Theatre. He was an Israeli citizen, the son of a Jewish mother and therefore a Jew in the eyes of the Jewish …

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Inside The One-Man Intelligence Unit That Exposed The Secrets And Atrocities Of Syria's War

There was something strange about the rockets that landed on Zamalka, a town south of Syria's capital, just after two in the morning on Aug. 21. They didn't explode. Yet even lodged into walls of homes or injected into the dirt fully intact, they proved lethal. Hundreds of people sleeping near the …

Diane Ravitch: Testing and vouchers hurt our schools. Here’s what works

Education reformers have it all wrong, Diane Ravitch tells Salon, and keep pushing policies that make schools worse<p>Diane Ravitch has become one of the fiercest -- and most lucid -- critics of many commonly accepted ideas about education in America. Once a supporter of charter schools and the …

The John Birchers’ Tea Party

My colleague John Cassidy wrote not long ago about his difficulties, shared by the fine historian Jerrold Seigel, in finding an apt historical analogue for the Tea Party caucus as it exists today. Nothing quite like it anywhere else, he mused—and then Cassidy won this Francophile heart, at least, …