Compassion and Politics

We should probably try to be humane and care about people…


“Debate” Versus Persuasion

In defense of political rhetoric…


CNN Will Never Be Good For Humanity

Cable news is incapable of being a serious adversary to Donald Trump…


They Must Be Trying To Fail

By failing to appoint Keith Ellison to chair the DNC, Democrats have written their suicide note…


Even When It Doesn’t Save Money

Don’t use other people’s values and logic, use your own.


What We’ll Tolerate, And What We Won’t

Milo Yiannopoulos didn’t get his book deal canceled for his bigotry…


“Fake News” and the Limits of Fact-Checking

Fighting for truth requires more than just pouncing on Trump…


Democrats Need a Coherent and Powerful Message

Clinton’s communications director demonstrates how Democrats shouldn’t communicate…


The Sanders/Cruz Debate Was The Best Political TV in Ages

Last night was a glimpse of what tolerable political media could look like…


If Your Party Doesn’t Appeal To Young People, It Will Wither And Die

If Democrats fail to address millennials’ economic concerns, they will continue to flounder…


The Rule Of Law Is Overrated

Is it ethical to send people you know to prison for immigration violations? Only if you look to the law for moral guidance.


Getting Away With It

Trump, Cosby, O’Reilly: How predators, harassers, and abusers maintain their power and get victims to keep their mouths shut…


Please Can We Not Have A Rally About Trump’s Tax Returns

On the difference between “#TheResistance” and actual resistance…


Beware The Job Creators

People need jobs. But some jobs shouldn’t exist.


It Matters, Yes, But How Much?

Are Putin and the DNC leaks worth our attention? Sure. Are they our number one priority now? Probably not.


Why You Should Never, Ever Listen To Nate Silver

Part I of our “How The Press Failed You” Series…


Bad Ways To Criticize Trump

Progressives need to focus their critiques on issues that actually matter to people…


The Necessity of Credibility

Ridding ourselves of fake news requires having media outlets that are actually worth listening to…


Why Is “The Decimation of Public Schools” A Bad Thing?

It’s not enough to simply declare that vouchers and charters are bad…


The Climate Change Problem

If progressives think it’s a serious threat to humanity, why don’t they act like it?