Yesterday, the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Human Rights held a hearing to reassess the consequences of solitary confinement in prisons. The hearing opened with a video, playing testimony from a young woman whose 17-year-old brother committed suicide after ... More >>
In another hit to the ever-shrinking journalism industry, Air America Media announced today that it will be ceasing live programming just about immediately. Today is the last day the network will be paying its employees, and will be filing for bankruptcy "soon." A messag ... More >>
Now that Barack Obama has crossed the non-WASP-in-the-White House threshold, which other minority groups might get to produce a president? Mark Oppenheimer explores the question on Slate.com.. Bemusingly, Slate.com readers quickly called Oppenheimer out on his own racial insensitivity because ... More >>
Bill O'Reilly wants terrorists to bomb Coit Tower because we're a bunch of sissies. Whose side are you on?
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