Because nearly a million deportations weren't...
…Republicans proposed a bill that would make it so that undocumented immigrant victims of domestic violence get deported.
Okay, so we do do this: “I’m not a spokesman for all Jews, but as a Jew myself, I know that in our community we often ask whether such and such celebrity is Jewish or not,” the 35-year-old Franco-British engineer told Le Parisien newspaper on Wednesday. The engineer, Johann Levy, made a “Jew or not Jew” app that Apple is banning because France has a law that...
The only hope that these eschatological conspiracy theorists possess for success...– Spencer Ackerman
Women were less than a quarter of Tahrir’s population last night, many but not...– From Pop, who is in Cairo at the moment.
The follow-up question no one asked Rick Perry... →
motherjones: Actually, we have two takes on this.
This recent trip to Libya was part of a continuous mission that started under...– Former U.S. Congressman Walter Fauntroy.
So how has the Patriot Act fared as a defense against terrorism? The act has...– Via.
I was at the E Street movie theater in DC, which often shows indie films, when I saw the trailer for Pariah which frankly looks awesome. Then in the middle of the trailer, I saw the quote from Entertainment Weekly describing the movie as “pulsing with authenticity.” Obviously, nothing’s more authentic than a film about black people in Brooklyn. I asked myself, who thought adding...
More On Washington And DC
Matt Yglesias takes issue with my characterization of DC as being particularly divided along lines of race and class: I think that much as claims about the economic vibrancy of the DC area are rightly tempered by the observations that conditions are much worse for the city’s working class residents than for affluent professionals, claims about the city being “a city divided” need to be tempered...
My New Home
Here’s the RSS feed for my contributions to Mother Jones. Feels like the first day of school!
Unemployment will average 9.1 percent this year, and 9.0 percent next year, OMB...– Toast.