Topic: Megan McArdle
IRS apologizes that its bureaucrats trolled for groups with names that included 'patriot' and 'tea party' before last year’s election in order to take a closer look at their tax status. Tea party groups want workers fired.
Climate scientist, Peter Gleick, lied to acquire – then leak to the press – documents from the Heartland Institute, an organization that argues that global warming poses no threat.
Today's papers help make sense of the incomprehensible European debt crisis, and what European governments plan to do about it.
12/02/2011 09:07 am
A Facebook user's message about Osama bin Laden's death quickly mutated into a misattributed quote by Martin Luther King, showing us all how quickly the Internet can generate an urban legend.
05/03/2011 05:58 pm
In the past, science has stayed a step ahead of antibiotic-resistant bacteria. But now, evolution and market failure are making it hard to do.
04/06/2011 10:02 am
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