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Say "Allahu Akbar" and Take a Bow

Sarwar Kashmeri | Posted 10.05.2011 | Religion
Sarwar Kashmeri

What has been the impact on Muslim Americans after a decade of discrimination? The answer is both surprising and predictable.

Hail to the Chef: The Hamburger of Michelle Obama and the Politics and Pop Culture of Presidential Food

Carl Sferrazza Anthony | Posted 09.28.2011 | Politics
Carl Sferrazza Anthony

Since the dawn of the television age, what a president put in his mouth is seasoned more by politics than what comes out of it.

The Cal Coolidge/Paul Ryan Budget

Mike Lux | Posted 06.06.2011 | Politics
Mike Lux

One of the nice things about Republicans when they get into positions of power is that they do our side favors by clarifying very quickly how extreme their ideas are.

Amity Shlaes's Forgotten History: When Unions Go Bust, We All Do

Lynn Parramore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lynn Parramore

Conservatives are tasked with coming up with a narrative that makes villains out of working folks and heroes out of the powerful people who aim to squeeze them for what's left of their economic security. You have to admire their ingenuity.

Court and Chevron's "Crude" Attacks Continue

Michael Winship | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Winship

Joe Berlinger's back is against the wall. Last week the independent filmmaker, already facing crushing debt from legal bills, was dealt a major blow i...

Congress Circa 112

James Campion | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James Campion

"The business of America is business." -- Calvin Coolidge The 30th president of the United States was ...

Arthur Delaney

The Poorhouse: Aunt Winnie, Glenn Beck, And The Politics Of The New Deal | Arthur Delaney | Posted 07.11.2013 | Politics

An employee of Associated Charities, a private organization dedicated to alleviating poverty in the District of Columbia, met an old black woman carry...

Let's Take a Lesson From Calvin Coolidge

Carl Pope | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Carl Pope

The consensus outside Congress is that the U.S. is in a desperate race to restore its manufacturing sector. Will the new Congress have the sense not to stand in the way? Let's hope they dust off their bios of Coolidge.

Jason Linkins

Life In The Time Before TelePrompters Was Tedious, As It Turns Out | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

If you go way, way, back, you find that there was a time when TelePrompters did not exist. And so, politicians had to give terrible halting and monotonous speeches using only pieces of paper.

Graduating to What

Nelson Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Nelson Davis

All over America, the cap and gown rental business is celebrating the best month of their year as high schools and colleges release a fresh crop of sm...

How To Shift Your State Of Mind This Holiday Season

Dr. Cara Barker | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cara Barker

The Gift of the Small. Regardless whether you take the Christmas story literally or not, symbolically it has something for everyone. Especially this year.

Lucky Diamond and President Obama's Dog Naming Political Party

Wendy Diamond | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Wendy Diamond

According to Mrs. Obama, the only thing still up in the air is the presidential pooch's name. What's in a name anyway?

At Last

Betty Fussell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Betty Fussell

The Inauguration of our new Chief this January has miraculously, it would seem, inaugurated a shift in movie genre. Barack and Michelle looked like Fred and Ginger.

Michelle Obama and the Covert Influence of First Ladies

Carl Sferrazza Anthony | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Carl Sferrazza Anthony

As memories of Inauguration Day 2009 begin to fade in and the new administration ensues, speculation will only increase about how politically influential Michelle Obama will be as First Lady.