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Why Cultural Literacy Is Dying

Marshall Fine | Posted 10.15.2011 | Home
Marshall Fine

Critics are cultural historians of a sort, trying to tie the present to the past. Audiences, however, apparently don't give a rip. Or, at least, the audience that seem to matter most now, people in their 30s or younger.

Obama and the Oil Spill Speech

Jerry Weissman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jerry Weissman

William Shakespeare wrote, "To take arms against a sea of troubles and, by opposing, end them." Will Obama's calls to action end the troubles in the Gulf?

Who Is Don Berwick and Why Do the Republicans Want to Kill His Nomination?

Linda Bergthold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Linda Bergthold

One of the major accusations against Obama's nominee to head up the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid, Dr. Donald Berwick, is that he "loves" Britain's National Health Service. Ergo, he loves socialism, ergo he is a Marxist.

Blind-Date Profiling

Abigail Pesta | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Abigail Pesta

Maureen Dowd, matchmaker? That's right, says writer Helena Andrews. She writes in Marie Claire this month that when she was a reporter at politico.com...

My New Year's Predictions for Health Reform

Linda Bergthold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Linda Bergthold

A rough rule of thumb to follow is that the Senate bill will likely dominate the discussions, with a few bones thrown to the House version.

Politico.com Profitable this Year -- Has Most White House Coverage, Says John Harris (Video)

Andy Plesser | Posted 05.29.2013 | Media
Andy Plesser

John Harris spoke about the early success of the organization's new syndication model and its video business.