Fear of class warfare is making some wealthy people bug out in outlandishly ridiculous ways.
This map shows that your chances of rising above your birth class vary tremendously depending on where you live.
Two months before he was assassinated, Martin Luther King, Jr. imagined what would be said at his funeral. Not a bad idea for all of us.
This quiz aims to predict your political leanings by gauging your attitudes toward pets, pornography and more.
The dream of overturning Roe v. Wade may yet come to pass for abortion opponents. But as state-level restrictions on the right to abortion continue to mount, the anti-abortion movement is steadily chipping away at the spirit of Roe while it remains on the books.
The vast majority of New Year’s resolutions, by some counts 88 percent, fail. Without a mechanism to encourage compliance, without some self-conniving, the natural tendency you have not to comply with your resolution (which is why you need to “resolve” to do it in the first place) will almost always win out.
A Republican congressman from Georgia, Jack Kingston, thinks the national school lunch program sends a terrible message to our youngsters. "We need to get the myth out of their head," Kingston said last weekend, "that there is such a thing as a free lunch." How to counterbalance the pernicious ...
Today marks the first major legal setback for the NSA wiretapping program.
Members of a gospel choir posing as grocery store employees surprised shoppers this week by breaking into song in memory of Nelson Mandela. It was the most touching flash mob you will ever see.
Oklahoma City, the "buckle of the Bible Belt," may soon have a monument to Satan on its statehouse steps.
The Nelson Mandela of American mythology differs in a few key ways from Nelson Mandela the man.
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Some links for your post-Thanksgiving political edification: At the Atlantic, Philip Mackowiac tells us that "Abraham Lincoln often spoke and dreamed about being assassinated" and asks whether Lincoln would have survived if he was shot in 2013. Dylan Scott updates us on the how the Obamacare ...
My ears perked this afternoon when, as we sat down for our holiday meal, my 9-year-old daughter read aloud President Obama's Thanksgiving Proclamation. For the first time since George Washington declared a day of Thanksgiving in 1789 and since the holiday was set on the fourth Thursday of November ...
This is the question the Supreme Court will ask in a few months when it hears oral argument in two cases it agreed to consider today. Both cases involve a for-profit business—an arts-and-crafts store and a cabinet maker—whose owners are religiously opposed to certain forms of birth control ...