December 26, 2015 Archive December 2015

No depression in heaven: The South, race, religion and FDR

Call it the Cecil effect: America adds lions to its endangered species list

The haunting of Carly Simon: "I don’t feel that I’m living in James’s house. But there are constant memories"

Pathetic, clingy, desperate for approval: Why does the Disney Channel hate moms?

Michael Moore just exploded the right's biggest lie

We're more than confirmation numbers: What I learned selling books to strangers

The year pop music's soap opera became self-aware: How Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber wrote their comebacks

“Why Islam? Why are Muslims considered the worst by Americans?” The questions young Muslims ask me about Donald Trump and America

5 ways Bernie Sanders is gaining ground as the primaries begin

Donald Trump wasn't the only awful thing this year: The 6 worst moments in U.S. politics of 2015

The new Muslim democracy: What you need to know about today's Middle East

Is Hillary Clinton a neoconservative hawk? What Iraq and Libya decisions tell us about her foreign policy

America's secret war on ISIL: The African military operation you'll never hear about

Evgeny Morozov on Uber's disruptive, libertarian lie: "Whatever the CEO of Uber might say about Ayn Rand, the company itself is interested only in producing regulation that works in its favor"

Rich white people are ruining the planet: How the donor class prevents action on climate change

"I've had my fill of f**king intellectuals": Why the non-intellectual candidate fills this Trump supporter with hope

2015: The year in political theater, from Trump to ISIS — and then there's the scary stuff