Much of the mayoral race's mudslinging this past week has centered around whether Democratic nominee Bill de Blasio is, in fact, a class warfare-loving "Marxist playbook" user, as his Republican counterpart Joe Lhota has suggested. And since we were all wondering, the Paper of Record confirms it: th ... More >>
A Supreme Court case has colleges considering how to stay diverse if race-based admissions is axed
ROI on your B.A.
Terribly useful rules for life
An 86-year-old beer vendor at Shea Stadium has failed to prove discrimination when her employer reassigned her but not her younger co-worker. Court papers say she was replaced by a 75-year-old. [Reuters] World food prices nearly hit a record in April as grain costs increased, which boosted i ... More >>
Graduation is upon us, which means ... commencement speeches will soon commence (indeed, some already have). The question on the minds of everyone who hasn't yet graduated: If you have a shitty speaker, does that mean you'll have a shitty post-graduate life? As someone who can't remember much ... More >>
Ah! From the n 1 contributor (?!) and man who once brought you the famous Washington Post op-ed "Yes, Blame Hip-Hop," comes the book version, the insanely titled Losing My Cool: How A Father's Love and 15,000 Books Beat Hip-Hop Culture, which, wow! 15,000 books! Let's type out some of the pre ... More >>
"Moderate Democrat" Tom Boyle wants your write-in vote. His platform: "America, you need me now/I'm your only hope... I studied economics at Georgetown University/In Washington, D.C."
By Shaunna Murphy, Shea O’Rourke, Marguerite A. Suozzi Tabloid headlines and even New York Times editorials echoed City Hall last week in targeting Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver as the one-man wrecking crew who obstructed Mike Bloomberg’s congestion pricing program. The mayor’s post-defeat ... More >>
Cornel West hangs with Prince and challengesnot denounceship-hop
Nick the Caveman, direct from Union Square
A funny thing happened on the way to monarchy: a rare Supreme Court take-back
Mandate for the new majority: Curb the president's power to torture
The Military Commissions Act of 2006 subverts who we are as Americans. Beware.
Reagan's mass firing of air traffic controllers made American skies much less safe in the 1980s. Is Bush's flight plan the same?
Bioethics matures into a formal academic fieldand faces an identity crisis
Erik Wemple says he'll revamp front of the book
U.S. court rules our government can break international laws to keep us safe
Justice O'Connor ruled Bush can't get 'a blank check' but her successor will give him one
The medical art of breaking down prisoners in our war against international terrorism
America's Christian right is rewarded a hard-line pope for its crusades
Democrats Are Ignoring Black Issues in Their Push for the White House. The Surprise Is Who Couldn't Care Less.
$elling the Myth of Bla¢k Male Violen¢e, Long Past Its Expiration Date
A Pot of Gold at the End of His Rainbow Jumper
Nobody Knows Hamdi's Own Story
Computers Will Say What We Are
True Patriots Networking
A Small Cartel of Conservative Lawyers Rewrites the American Rule
Government Gives No Information on Detainees
An Interns Guide to Capitol Hill
What the Clintons Got
A Judicial Coup d'État?
Where Are the Pro-Life Law Profs?
Pro-Choice Is No-Choice on Campus
Warren Kelly (stockbroker)
Was Bilal El-Amine dismissed for acting up or getting off?
Do Some People Deserve More Free Speech than Others?