Supreme Court Poised to Upend Everything

The term that kicks off today could undermine our entire system of government.

Regime Change in Russia?

Can the unsustainable be sustained?

The Florida Fantasy Meets Hard Reality

How a hideous, diabolical, pestilential, God-abandoned hellhole became our 3rd largest state.

Asking the Wrong Questions

Tudor's down. No laughing or drinking, just a crippled party.

Abrams Loses Suit Over 2018 Election

Georgia Republicans didn't violate the Constitution or the Voting Rights Act.

Putin's Desperate Gambit

A phony annexation doesn't hide that he's badly losing his illegal war.

Insuring Against the Inevitable

Hurricane Ian renews some perennial questions about recovering from natural disasters.

Tales from the Campaign Trail

Candidate quality can matter.

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A Photo for Friday

"Pirate's Alley"

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Friday's Forum

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Line of the Day

Cable news v. court edition.

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Bill Plante, 1938-2022

The veteran newsman is gone at 84.

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America's Woeful Defense Industrial Capacity

Eighteen HIMARS and what do you get? Years older and deeper in debt.

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Thursday's Forum

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Nord Stream Pipeline Sabotaged; EU Blames Russia

The CIA warned of his months ago but the Biden administration is being cautious.

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Wednesday's Forum

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When Autocrats Get Desperate

Autocrats facing defeat have all kinds of counterproductive, dangerous ideas.

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Axios and Pre-Chewed News

Jim VandeHei and company have put out a new style guide.

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Tuesday's Forum

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Anti-Putin Backlash

The Russian leader may be looking over his shoulder after imposing a draft.

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Price Differentiation and Class Consciousness

Apparently, more expensive versions of products are often better.

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Monday's Forum

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Voting Alone is Not Democracy

Putin provides an example for a Politics 101 class.

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Italy Expected to Elect Post-Fascist Premier

Democratic backsliding appears to be spreading to another European country.

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Iran Protests Intensity Highest Since 1979

The ayatollahs face the biggest challenge to their authority in the history of the regime.

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Sunday's Forum

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It's not Illegal if the President Thinks it

If you haven't actually seen the clip, here you go.

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Can Reporters Have Friends?

A new book raises fundamental questions about how far journalistic objectivity should extend.

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Air Force Academy Didn't Ban 'Mom' and 'Dad'

The reactionary press is once again misrepresenting diversity training.

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The Emerging Democratic Majority at 20

How well has the famous thesis fared?

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Slow Uptake of Bivalent COVID Booster

Three weeks in, only 4.4 million Americans have gotten the shot.

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