December 06, 2014 Archive December 2014

Rolling Stone walks back UVA rape exposé: "We regret the decision to not contact the alleged assaulters"

A vile myth reemerges: How the New York Times fumbled an important LGBT story

Black poverty is state violence, too: Why struggles for criminal justice and living wage are uniting

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Grain higher, livestock lower

Rolling Stone's UVA disaster: Why this story is a brutal setback for women

Our real white male problem: Why Fox News defeats Bruce Springsteen and liberal moralizing every time

Pauly Shore: "Twitter haters always have like, two followers"

"Scandal’s" daddy issues: How Olivia and Rowan's twisted power dynamics became the best part of the show

Meghan Daum on Rolling Stone, personal essays, Internet culture: "We’re so driven by the idea that one person’s story can guide an entire narrative"

Quotations in the News

Iggy Azalea's strange year: What her latest Twitter feud reveals about the character she's created

America's political narcissism: What Rand Paul, Sean Hannity (and even some liberals) forget

9 ways Christian zealots cripple America

Now they're trying to steal 2016: The demented GOP schemes to rewire the Electoral College and elect a Tea Party president

Paul McCartney: John and I hoped we never found a formula

Conservatives' pockmarked past: Who owns the soul of America?

The 7 worst things about NBC's "Peter Pan Live!"

Mindfulness' "truthiness" problem: Sam Harris, science and the truth about Buddhist tradition

Forget "Deck the Halls": The best holiday songs you've never heard

Killer cops, drone wars and the crisis of democracy

8 things that cost more if you're a man or a woman