Articles of Interest
November 17, 2014, 5:00am

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday passed a financial deregulation package that would benefit the Koch brothers and the nation’s largest banks by a vote of 265-143.

The legislation would significantly weaken elements of the 2010 Dodd-Frank … Read more »

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November 11, 2014, 3:00am

By Bhaskar Sunkara, Al Jazeera America

From the outside, it looks as though American voters are more confused than ever.

On election day, they showed their concern about growing economic inequity by voting for ballot measures that increased the minimum … Read more »

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November 09, 2014, 1:00am

By Juan Thompson, The Intercept

On Tuesday, older, white voters — who traditionally support Republicans — went to the polls in droves, while turnout among traditionally Democratic groups — the young, the minoritized, and women — was down. Indeed, overall … Read more »

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November 08, 2014, 2:00am

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November 07, 2014, 1:00am

By Frank Rich, New York Magazine

Every week, New York Magazine writer-at-large Frank Rich talks with contributor Eric Benson about the biggest stories in politics and culture. This week: The GOP’s midterm triumph, and what it means for the President, … Read more »

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November 03, 2014, 1:00am

President Harry Truman once said “How many times do you have to get hit over the head before you figure out who’s hitting you?”

Why would anyone vote Republican?

As Bill Maher so eloquently said:

“Sixty-three straight months of economic Read more »

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November 02, 2014, 3:00am

By Sahil Kapur, Talking Points Memo

If Republicans win control of the Senate next week, as many expect, they will gain a powerful weapon to reshape President Barack Obama’s legacy in his final two years: the authority to block his … Read more »

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November 02, 2014, 2:00am

The Committee serves to advise and make recommendations to the Director, Office of Research on Women’s Health (ORWH) on a broad range of topics including, the current scope of research on women’s health and the … Read more »

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October 31, 2014, 1:00am

By Emily Badger, The Washington Post

What’s the big deal about getting an ID? You need one, after all, to participate in society in all kinds of other ways — to drive, to get married, to buy beer. Surely the … Read more »

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October 30, 2014, 12:00pm

By The Institute for Southern Studies

First they were supposed to vote early — in a nightclub. Then students, employees, and faculty at North Carolina’s Appalachian State University were supposed to vote early a mile from the farthest edge of … Read more »

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