February 06, 2016 Archive February 2016

"Abandoned by the state": How the Zika crisis highlights shameful blind spots in reproductive health

America runs on undocumented labor: Why the Boston Globe scandal deserves its own front-page story

Democratic debate night: The first one-on-one clash leaves Hillary Clinton stumbling on Wall Street

DraftKings makes long delayed push into UK

Hillary Clinton's self-satisfied privilege: Her Goldman Sachs problem helps explain the popularity of Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump

Today would have been Trayvon Martin's 21st birthday

Susan Sarandon is actively trolling Piers Morgan and it is glorious: Twitter users are sharing their own cleavage shots in solidarity

Rachel Maddow made them fight: She's the reason for the tense Hillary/Bernie fireworks

The worst Sanders attack yet? Jonathan Chait charges that Bernie is against "pluralism" — and that's simply absurd

Hillary Clinton's more than 30 point lead vanishes in new poll: Sanders now virtually tied with Clinton nationally

Enough white tears for the Oscars: Stop complaining about "unfair" diversity action — there is no "plight of the white nominee"

Climate change made this baby sea lion so hungry that it ventured to a restaurant in search of food

Ted Cruz's Benghazi moment: Ben Carson slams his rival for shrugging off accusations of cheating in Iowa

Bernie Sanders says he wants a revolution: Demanding reparations for racial injustice should be his next move

The right's birthday messages for Trayvon Martin will make you physically ill

Donald Trump's Iran idiocy: The interview that should have ended his candidacy once and for all

Brave new world: Shouldn't we all be fighting for men's right to decide the fate of frozen embryos formed from their DNA?

How Coldplay became cool: Haters keep saying they're too soft, too earnest, too dorky — and they still don't care

Cam Newton is becoming the face of the NFL — and that scares the hell out of the racists who've been trying to tear him down

The special hell of a Ted Cruz rally: What it's like to spend an evening with the GOP's oiliest operator

Bill Maher stands up for Sanders: "F*ck yeah!" — voting against Iraq War proves he can handle foreign affairs, Maher says

Erin Brockovich sounds a terrifying alarm on Bill Maher about nationwide lead poisoning: "F*cking greed" has sparked crisis

Fighting "corporate control of education": A millennial education wonk goes to war against neoliberal reform

Bill Maher slams the "feces throwers in the Republican debate": Democrats are "on a different level of the evolutionary scale" than them

Seth Meyers says the Sanders-Clinton debate was "like your parents finally having that fight over money they've been avoiding for years"

A new reason to give up soda: Your sugar habit may cause breast cancer

Secrets of Donald Trump's cult: This is why the angriest white voters will not leave his side

This is the end of marriage, capitalism and God. Finally!

This is how a political party dies: Donald Trump, Bernie Sanders — and the collapse of our failed political elites

Let's not panic about Zika: We still don't know how dangerous the mosquito-borne virus really is

College is still for white people: Our universities have become a hostile place for African-Americans

Hillary's controversial American-Israeli supporter: Here's who's contributing to her Super PAC

They're trying to deify Ronald Reagan: Inside the right-wing plot to turn the Gipper into a modern-day God

What your Netflix viewing habits say about your love life