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5 stupid, sexist things expected of men

We know the many ways sexism hurts women. Less talked about is just how destructive it can be for men

ISIS Magazine Promotes Slavery, Rape, and Murder of Civilians in God's Name

ISIS, the self-proclaimed Islamic state that's attempting to establish a caliphate across large areas of Iraq and Syria, publishes a glossy English-language propaganda magazine called Dabiq, complete with slick graphics and high-quality photos. Show More Summary

Red Dawn: The GOP's Growing Monopoly on State Government

There's never been a worse time to be a Democrat in a red state. Republicans now hold all the reins of power—the governorship and both houses of the state legislature—in 23 states. That's up from just nine before the 2010 elections. There are now more states under single-party control than at any time since 1944. Show More Summary

Charts: How the Recovery Left Most Americans Behind

Advertise on The Great Recession officially ended five years ago, but that's news for millions of Americans: A stunning 95 percent of income growth since the recovery started has gone to the superwealthy. If an average...Show More Summary

5 Islamic Scholars Who Say They’d Demolish Me in Debate – But Don’t Dare Try

Why would it be so difficult to find an academic willing to "dominate" the "grand pooh-bah of the legion of American Islamophobes"?

Shaheen, Brown Lock Horns Over Hobby Lobby, Obama

Incumbent goes after GOP candidate's Wall Street ties in debate, while Brown focuses on her ties to the president.

Midterm Campaigns in a Money Race to the End

Democrats have outraised GOP, but outside groups making the FEC reports less relevant.

Ferguson Protestors are Deluded Fools

Young black men are far more likely to die violently at the hands of another black man than the police.

Bill Maher and Sam Harris’ proof is wrong: Their argument is based on an untrustworthy poll

Maher, Harris back their Islam arguments up with a Pew Research poll, but those respondents couldn't answer freely

The creepiest man in New York: A gross portrait of a subway molester

The New York Post's article about subway "pickup-artist" Brian Robinson is depressing in more ways that one

Tea Party nut’s free ride: Why Joni Ernst’s callous ACA dodge is so dangerous

Joni Ernst was asked to explain how repealing Obamacare won't screw over the newly insured. Here's what she said

Perdue forced to remove “humanely raised” labels from chicken

Two class action lawsuits allege that the company's practices are far from kind

GOP voter ID law gets crushed: Why Judge Richard Posner’s ruling is so amazing

Conservative icon/federal judge changes mind on photo ID laws, issues blistering dissent against them. Read it here

Guantanamo’s horrifying irony: How Bush’s shadow looms over shutting it down

Obama is mulling executive action to close Gitmo -- and he may have to trade one ugly Bush legacy for another

Vatican urges Catholics to recognize “gifts” same-sex couples have to offer

The Church issued a document indicating a profound shift in doctrine on civil marriage and homosexuality

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