December 31, 2015 Archive December 2015

Bill Cosby still wins

"We are refugees": Rights groups rally against Obama admin's planned mass deportation of Central American migrants

Hillary Clinton is more right wing than you think: For progressives, a vote for her over Bernie Sanders is a waste

Amid escalating anti-Muslim violence, suspect arrested for allegedly setting Houston mosque on fire on Christmas

"Any body—every body—is a bikini body": Women’s Health bans the phrases “Bikini Body” and “Drop Two Sizes” from its covers for good

9 ways the disastrous war on drugs has eroded this year

Best TV of 2015: A salute to the year's hardest-working faces we saw again and again

Teen Beat ruined me: Rob Lowe, Duran Duran and my sexy, screwed-up Gen X adolescence

My neighbor from hell

"I should be among the dead": Young, white, and economically advantaged, I was hungry for meaning and found heroin instead

Now you seafood, now you don't: 10 foods climate change could soon eradicate

First shock and anger, then acceptance: The 7 stages of Donald despair

The 1972 campaign that created Bernie Sanders: Inside the losing Senate race that formed a progressive hero

Farewell to Don Draper, David Letterman, Leslie Knope, Jon Stewart ...

American privilege in Taiwan: I lied to my Taiwanese students and told them I didn't speak Chinese. Here's how it backfired

2015 was a banner year for nonfiction -- here are 10 books you don't want to miss

2015: The Year In Political F-ups

5 reasons 2015 was the year of the social justice warrior (and why progressives should embrace the term)

Jerry Seinfeld gets Obama to confess that "a pretty sizable percentage" of world leaders are "just completely out of their minds"

The GOP's nipple ban: The war on women gets personal — and even more hateful — in New Hampshire

"Our voices together brought this monster down": Bill Cosby's accusers celebrate justice, at long last

"In this book, Jennifer Aniston learns that not wanting a baby when you’re female means something’s wrong with you"

So much for tolerance: Israel bans Arab-Jewish romance novel for promoting interracial relationships

He's getting desperate: Trump's campaign used to be confident, but Cruz has gotten him feeling downright thirsty

Great indie-rock moments

5 worst social media fails by politicians this year

Wow, the Republicans really don't understand how they created Donald Trump

Desperate Jeb's last resort: Fading fast, Bush goes hard against rising Rubio to grab establishment vote

Netflix's last great gift of 2015: A New Year's Eve for earlybirds

Viral video shows how two young white girls react to getting black dolls for Christmas

Economic apartheid: Explosive report shows how rich Americans have their own "private tax system that saves them billions"