November 15, 2015 Archive November 2015

The wackiest art heist ever: Hardly a "Thomas Crown Affair," this real theft of a masterpiece was a little bit 007 and a whole lot Monty Python

Bill Maher's moral superiority: Grandstanding on Islam and political correctness while tragedy in Paris unfolds

Our terrorism double standard: After Paris, let's stop blaming Muslims and take a hard look at ourselves

Blame it on the baby boomers: Yes, pretty much everything

Donald Trump's callous response to Paris terror attack: Victims should have been armed

"This is the first direct hit on music": Bono reacts to Paris terror attack on Eagles of Death Metal concert

"Vagina voter": Witnessing the sexism hurled at Hillary in '08 -- and the assumptions made about her supporters -- changed my life

Here's what I've got for you, Kid: Lucky for my daughter, she's half made up of her dad so the bad knees and slow metabolism aren't a sure thing

"Punk," "bitch," "dumbass," "slut": bullying almost killed me, but leaving school saved my life

Mary Gaitskill broke my heart: "The Mare" stuns -- in all the wrong ways

The Democrats face off: A good, substantive debate that put Hillary's weaknesses on display

The free speech/p.c. argument we need to have, and which the right obscures: College kids are not the enemy, corporations and the government are

We brought this on ourselves: After Paris, it is time to square our "values" with our history

We might really elect a loon: Ben Carson, Ted Cruz and a GOP gripped by wingnut fever

Must-see: "Saturday Night Live" does the perfect Paris opening

"SNL" just destroyed Ben Carson: Jay Pharoah's epic send-up of Carson's exaggerated life story

The 8 most laughably absurd lawsuits of 2015

Here come the Paris truthers: Paranoia, the American right, and the missing complexity from our terrorism debate

Bush's war created this mess, GOP neocons would make it worse: The point the Democratic debate failed to make

Both sides of the knife: When we speak about Palestinian violence, we ought to do so in the context of “the ongoing and daily oppression faced by some 4 million people"

El Niños wreak havoc everywhere: As we brace for the coming El Niño, here's why their effects are so dramatic

Let's not get it wrong this time: The terrorists won after 9/11 because we chose to invade Iraq, shred our Constitution

How Paris could actually tear us apart: Inside the dangerous collision of politics & fear

Jim Jones, deadly white savior: The tragic legacy of the Jonestown massacre

We kicked the Koch Brothers' a**: How Denver parents beat back big money, charter schools, right-wing lies

Let's listen to Bill Maher: On Paris, religion and race, Maher walks a fascinating and tricky line

America is still paying for its wars: The enduring catastrophes of Iraq and Afghanistan