September 19, 2015 Archive September 2015

Donald Trump's xenophobic genius: The GOP frontrunner will never give up racist pandering — because it's working

Paul Krugman: GOP debate proves candidates are liars living in "world of fantasy and fiction"

"I could not have written this novel in my 20s, because I was not willing to see the darker side of human nature": Novelist Jill Bialosky on marriage, desire, betrayal

Chris Cornell is in no hurry to join Nirvana in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: "That seems like a gold watch"

Where's the next "Mad Men" or "Breaking Bad?": TV now is overstuffed, underdeveloped and crying out for must-watch shows

The right's Planned Parenthood trap: Manufactured controversies, pliant Democrats and the decades-long plot to "defund the left"

We're drinking ourselves to death: The alarming numbers behind our bottled water addiction

The GOP's bullsh*t campaign: Why they're drowning the country in an ocean of lies

Don't believe the Wal-Mart hype: Here's proof it still isn't paying its workers enough

George W. Bush's enduring shame: The twisted legal rationales we can't escape, a dozen years later

First Aid Kit: "It's too intense to actually write on the road"

Holocaust stunner “Son of Saul” team on making a film from the center of hell: “I think the first instinct should be that it cannot be done”

Kim Davis is just the latest in a rogues' gallery of bigoted characters championed by the right

Robert Reich: 4 reasons the Wall Street Journal's attack on Bernie Sanders is absurd

When empathy isn't nearly enough: Why the Syrian refugee crisis demands more than mercurial emotion

America's little-known ISIS: The fundamentalist Mormon sect that blends polygamy, child rape and organized crime

"You're wrong, Donald!": 4 reasons Trump's immigration plan is complete nonsense

"We're still dealing with autism like it's this wacky historical aberration": Steve Silberman on the truth about autism

America's "Star Trek" fantasy: Intervention is a noble endeavor

Our graduate school nightmare: Higher education is broken — here's how we fix it