Topic: Daniel Patrick Moynihan
Vice President Joe Biden meets with video game industry reps on Friday to talk about gun violence. Biden met with execs from the movie and cable TV industries on Thursday.
The costs of military engagement in Afghanistan and Iraq account for well over one-quarter of the increase in US national debt since 2001. Financing wars and defense build-ups in this way is an historical aberration. Americans have typically paid for wars through higher taxes.
09/08/2011 12:39 pm
A Christian Science perspective: Why honesty and integrity matter, and the consequences of ignoring the truth.
08/18/2011 09:30 am
Rupert Murdoch is the latest in a long line of prominent figures who have had a pie thrown at them. Is pie-ing the best way to confront the powerful?
07/20/2011 04:25 pm
Francis Fukuyama’s analysis of the development of the modern state is a masterwork.
04/19/2011 07:05 am
New York Times columnist David Brooks uses brain science theory to argue that culture – and not reason – shapes our decisions.
03/08/2011 06:05 am
Pundits aren’t solely to blame for the vitriol. They’re just giving us what we want. New media and the Internet heightened our symbiotic relationship – making everyone a demanding participant and sensational purveyor. To change our discourse we have to be masters, not slaves, to the cycle.
01/28/2011 10:57 am
Keith Olbermann, last show on Friday, leaves MSNBC after eight years. His sudden exit, midway through his contract, has some saying he's been fired and others pointing to new owner Comcast.
01/22/2011 11:53 am
Michigan's Sen. Carl Levin got a pie in the face from a protester Monday. Pie-throwing has a political history dating to the 1960s and includes the pastry-based terrorism of 'Al Pieda.'
08/17/2010 04:50 pm
His most important vote, he said, was against the Iraq War. But he also had major impact on human rights and other issues.
08/28/2009 01:00 am