Maximal Angst Despite Minimal Cause

Quite often, political fights are about attitudes rather than issues and polices.

71 comments

Tuesday's Forum

74 comments

Mass Shootings, Ideology, and Mental Illness

We know a lot less about the motives of spree killers than the public discourse suggests.

45 comments

When Mass Murder Becomes Commonplace

Tragedy has played out so often that it has become a statistic.

20 comments

Monday's Forum

45 comments

Podcast Recommendation (Plus: More on US Democracy)

Ezra Klein discusses the dynamics of American conservatism in historical perspective. Plus, he helps illustrate a key problem that we have in thinking about American politics (IMHO).

21 comments

Star Trek Goes Woke!

Has a franchise that's always been political gone too far?

117 comments

Sunday's Forum

41 comments

Over a Million Americans Dead from COVID

Another grim---and substantially avoidable---milestone.

12 comments

Ukraine War Adding to Global Food Insecurity

Supply chain disruptions are contributing to crisis for 300 million people.

11 comments

Saturday's Forum

34 comments

A Photo for Friday

"Reaching"

2 comments

Crypto Crash

The bubble may have burst.

72 comments

January 6 Committee Subpoenas Republican Leaders

An unprecedented manuever in response to unprecedented obstruction.

22 comments

Friday the 13th's Forum

46 comments

Democrats Don't Control the Senate

Another day, another disappointment for the party's legislative agenda.

19 comments

Thursday's Forum

65 comments

Pretextual Searches on the Interstate

Assumptions of racial animus are overshadowing a story that's outrageous enough on its own.

43 comments

COVID's Silver Lining?

The pandemic forced the spread of useful technology.

26 comments

Wednesday's Forum

84 comments

Vegan Upcharge!

PETA has launched a weird protest against Starbucks.

6 comments

Justices Didn't Lie About Abortion in Hearings

Susan Collins and other Senators claiming otherwise are just wrong.

76 comments

Protesting at Officials' Homes

Is harassing judges, mayors, Senators, and the like in their private lives just free speech?

57 comments

Tuesday's Forum

49 comments