Whether or not Khan's party wins big on Saturday, it's already won the hearts and minds of tens of millions of Pakistanis. And that alone seems to be the most threatening thing of all.
President Obama has waited too long. The president could help those 2,000,000 low-wage workers working for government contractors with an executive order, and for over four years now, he has refused to act.
There are a number of reasons why this is important, including the fact that it may scuttle the chance (if there ever was one) for any deal. But something else makes this development what the Vice President of the United States might call "a big effin' deal": It tells us once and for all where the real political center lies.
Energy reporters need to understand science You don't expect a donnybrook when a university like Northwestern releases a White Paper. Yet oh what fun...
David Nirenberg's Anti-Judaism is a thorough, scholarly account of why, in the history of the West, Jews have been so easy to hate. And this story goes back a very long way.
I was shocked and dismayed by Howard Kurtz's unprofessional and closed-minded comments on his Reliable Sources show on CNN today regarding the coverag...
In the wake of the failure of the Senate to pass even a modest background check bill, many around the country are still scratching their heads. How co...
In 1981, Bernie Shaw stood up to his bosses and the opposition networks and kept Jim Brady alive. He was right, the rest of us were wrong and he saved our "unique" credibility. It's too bad there no was no Bernie Shaw at CNN or Fox yesterday.
Among all the other aching distress caused by the Boston bombing, its coverage in the major media gave us precious little of American journalism's best work. The wall-to-wall team coverage that such appalling events now engender operates to the severe detriment of meaningful journalism.
The bipartisan deal we should be seeking would leave Social Security and veterans' benefits and taxes alone and cut the bloated Pentagon budget instead.
Washington Post continues staffing up for new online video channel.
For many years the Washington Post was a reliably progressive paper responsive to its reader's interests. However the Post today is no longer that paper.
The rich snicker as the vast majority of Americans are so distracted they don't focus on record corporate profits, on record low corporate tax payments or on lobbyists buying tax breaks for corporations and loopholes for offshore accounts.
While on some gun questions support fluctuates, the president's main gun law priorities remain popular. It is politicians who have moved on these popular policies.
By any standard, the failure of the America media in 2002-03 was the worst collapse by any press corps anywhere since the 1930s. In a profession where the highest value is on truth telling, false information was presented as fact on front pages night after night.
For media as well as elected officials, supporting the opposition is prohibited... especially when you agree with it.