Politics


Milestones (Or What Passes for Them in Washington)

By Andrew J. Bacevich

A multi-trillion-dollar bridge to nowhere in the Greater Middle East.


Finding the Sweet Spot of Erotic Capital

By Andi Zeisler

A brief look at how women can take advantage of the beauty premium that erotic capital affords them—or be penalized because of it.


The Costs of Violence: Masters of Mankind Pt. 2

By Noam Chomsky

ISIS, the refugee crises, and where the American sledgehammer strategy has gotten us.


My Father: Prisoner of War

By Catherine Madison

Author Catherine Madison recounts the story of how her father was thrust into the Korean conflict and how he became a prisoner of war.


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American Power Under Challenge: Masters of Mankind Pt. 1

By Noam Chomsky

Who rules the world?


Gimme Shelter (From the Tax Man)

By Nomi Prins with Craig Wilson

Disappearing money and opportunistic candidates.


Food, Justice and Money in the 21st Century

By David Reiff

A masterful review of whether the end of extreme poverty and widespread hunger are within our reach.


How the Democrats Created a "Liberalism of the Rich"

by Thomas Frank

Thomas Frank on Boston and the failings of the blue-state economic model.