Neil Gorsuch Was Worth The Filibuster

It was smart politics for Democrats seeking credibility with younger voters.

Police Violence Didn't Just Stop Happening

Do we need to see cops kill people on video to care?

Donald Trump Is No Bill Pullman As Aliens Invade ‘Saturday Night Live’

Also, Scarlett Johansson joins the Five-Timers Club

Garbageville Week 6: Will Chance The Rapper Save Us All?

What to worry about as we all head to the sunken place

Forget The Flag. Trump Wants Everyone To Pledge Allegiance To Him

He is loyal to a fault

Stephen Miller's New World Order

Trump's mini-me is just getting started

This Week In Garbageville

What did Donald Trump do this week?

The Trump-Russia Scandal Will Not End In Liberal Triumph

This story is confusing. Let's focus on what's going on, and not on what we wish would happen.

Is This Trump's Watergate?

Without more facts about Trump's Russia dealings, he isn't going anywhere

What Exactly Is Happening With Trump And Russia?

That is the question. The answer remains elusive.

Finding The Will To Fight Donald Trump

How can we find the strength to keep fighting losing battles?

What Trump News Should I Be Freaking Out About This Week?

What to pay attention to when you just want to go to Nordstrom

Entertainment Was Never A Political Safe Space

When people say they want to keep ‘politics’ out of their entertainment, they’re asking to not be made uncomfortable

The Stories Liberals Tell Themselves

There's room for metaphor and even escapism in the ways we talk about politics, but the real world is there waiting for us

Donald Trump Is Not An Evil Genius — But He's Deceiving Us Anyway

Even though his buffoonery likely isn't deliberate, his Cabinet will still use it to distract everyone

Should I Be Freaking Out About This Trump News?

What to pay attention to when everything seems bad

Marching In The Spot Where The Women’s Rights Movement Began

History tends to repeat itself when you prefer to only look at the sunnier bullet points of the past.

Meet The Mayor Taking A Stand For Immigrants In The Midwest

"We can fight with everything we've got, but having compassion for one another while we do it is going to get us a lot farther."

Trump's Travel Ban Completely Ignores What Terrorism Looks Like Today

The most urgent terrorist threat to American citizens comes from American citizens

The Myth Of Racial Betterment

We're still playing a game that's been stacked against us the whole time

Trump's Immigration Ban Is Horrifying — And It's Nothing New

We have to be honest with ourselves if we want to change our country

All The Important (And Very Strange) State News You Missed This Month

No matter how far away you get from D.C., you can’t escape the president’s influence

What Should We Call It When The President Lies?

Here’s a crazy thought: Let’s call it lying

In Trump's America, Fewer Lives Matter

His first week as president was all about showing he's a man of certain people