Putin Channels Late-War Hitler

Autocrats facing defeat have all kinds of counterproductive, dangerous ideas.

Axios and Pre-Chewed News

Jim VandeHei and company have put out a new style guide.

Anti-Putin Backlash

The Russian leader may be looking over his shoulder after imposing a draft.

Price Differentiation and Class Consciousness

Apparently, more expensive versions of products are often better.

Voting Alone is Not Democracy

Putin provides an example for a Politics 101 class.

Italy Expected to Elect Post-Fascist Premier

Democratic backsliding appears to be spreading to another European country.

Iran Protests Intensity Highest Since 1979

The ayatollahs face the biggest challenge to their authority in the history of the regime.

It's not Illegal if the President Thinks it

If you haven't actually seen the clip, here you go.

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Can Reporters Have Friends?

A new book raises fundamental questions about how far journalistic objectivity should extend.

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Air Force Academy Didn't Ban 'Mom' and 'Dad'

The reactionary press is once again misrepresenting diversity training.

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The Emerging Democratic Majority at 20

How well has the famous thesis fared?

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Slow Uptake of Bivalent COVID Booster

Three weeks in, only 4.4 million Americans have gotten the shot.

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Saturday's Forum

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A Photo for Friday

"Shadows and Shapes"

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Friday's Forum

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Trump's Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

Makin' his way the only way he knows how, that's just a little bit more than the law will allow.

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Thursday's Forum

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Russia Curtails Air Travel for Military Aged Males

As one does when one is confident of one's policy choices.

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Democracy Scholars for Proportional Representation

A lot of folks who study democracy have sent an open letter to Congress.

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Native American History in the House

Mary Peltola's election was a milestone for America's First Peoples.

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Airman 1st Class Thadyn DuPont, an aerospace medical technician with the 137th Special Operations Medical Group, prepares to administer a coronavirus vaccine for an Oklahoma National Guard soldier at the Armed Forces Reserve Center in Norman, Okla., on Jan. 15, 2021. (Andrew LaMoreaux/U.S. Air National Guard photo) Airman 1st Class Thadyn DuPont, an aerospace medical technician with the 137th Special Operations Medical Group, prepares to administer a coronavirus vaccine for an Oklahoma National Guard soldier at the Armed Forces Reserve Center in Norman, Okla., on Jan. 15, 2021. (Andrew LaMoreaux/U.S. Air National Guard photo)

Military 'Rushed' Denials of Religious Exemption from COVID Vaccines

The Pentagon's Inspector General is "concerned" over the pace of rejections.

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Wednesday's Forum

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Biden: The Pandemic Is Over

The President is getting hammered from all sides for stating the obvious.

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Tuesday Tabs and Takes

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Tuesday's Forum

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Biden Doubles Down on Defending Taiwan

What once seemed to be 'saying the quiet part out loud' is now administration policy.

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Monday's Forum

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The Declining Market for News

Reading habits continue to evolve, not necessarily for the better.

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Sunday's Forum

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Saturday Afternoon Funnies

A song and some passing thoughts on supermarket tabloids.

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[Updated] - DOJ Appeals To 11th Circuit

The Department of Justice takes an utterly unsurprising, but important step in the Mar-a-lago document case

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