An accomplished racist will no longer be honored by the university.
The former VP is focused on beating Bernie Sanders but his team is looking ahead.
How insidious talking points spread in the modern media environment.
Already the longest-serving former President, he’ll pass George H.W. Bush as the longest-living tomorrow.
While the political media is spending a lot of time talking about it, the actual impact of this latest government shutdown is likely to be limited and possibly even unnoticeable to most Americans.
Old-fashioned notions of journalistic neutrality are chafing young reporters in the Age of Trump.
A Duke history professor uncovers “stealth plan” by “fifth columnists” who are seeking to overthrow democracy in the U.S. for their plutocrat masters.
The idea that Donald Trump has gotten his racialized rhetoric from libertarians is simply errant nonsense. The libertarian view, broadly speaking, is not defined by Murray Rothbard, Llewellyn Rockwell, and Ron Paul and those who share their views. This is but a small and even fringe group of what could be called the libertarian community.
People don’t much care whether information supporting their prejudices is true.
A great American writer has passed away.
Some 2000 veterans of World War II were lobotomized by the VA. That’s awful but not outrageous.
Nobel physicist Peter Higgs says he could not make it in academia today.
An agency has won the Nobel Peace Prize for something that hasn’t happened yet.
Welcome to the latest crazy scheme to avoid reality.
Left with a choice between their hawkish foreign policy and their supposed commitment to fiscal conservatives, Republicans will, without fail, spend the nation into debt.
The heady days of revolution in Egypt have been replaced with the cold light of political reality.
Our psychological and cultural biases make evaluating information and arguments rationally next to impossible.
Paul Krugman’s latest column, “Depression and Democracy,” is simply bizarre.
With the advantage of hindsight, it’s clear that more creative strategies were needed. But they probably couldn’t have been passed.
The Natives Are Restless Tonight Edition OTB Caption ContestTM is now over.
Ivar Giaever, the 1973 winner of the Nobel Prize in physics, has resigned from the American Physical Society over its declaration that “global warming is occurring” and that “the evidence is incontrovertible.”
Either a bunch of bloggers or one of the world’s smartest economists doesn’t understand economics.
Paul Krugman argues that recent economic crises demonstrate that America has failed at corporate governance, banking, and the rule of law.
Thirty-two years after the first “Test Tube Baby” was born, the doctor who pioneered the procedure that created her has been recognized with a Nobel Prize.
Most academic journal articles are unreadable dreck. So, why are we demanding that more of them be produced?