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April 14, 2011

April 13, 2011

  • Sacrificing the poor to make a deal

    Barack Obama's surrender to the Republicans on $38 billion in near-term budget cuts foreshadows more bipartisan austerity to come.

  • The holes in the health care law

    The Democrats' health care law turned one year old last month--and the problems with it are becoming more and more apparent.

  • Generation Bieber and the war on choice

    Pop star Justin Bieber's ignorant statements about abortion and rape tell us a lot about how much ground the pro-choice movement has lost.

  • Hand-wringing over a protest

    Hundreds of columns have been written condemning the "violence" of a London demonstration that caused children to cry.

  • "Life is possible on this earth"

    In his last years, Palestinian poet Mahmoud Darwish wrote about the tragedies of Iraq, Lebanon and the conflict between Palestinian factions.

April 12, 2011

April 11, 2011

  • Job creator or job destroyer?

    GE boss Jeff Immelt runs a company that routinely eliminates jobs and hammers unions. So why is he the White House point man on job creation?

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