Your 2-Minute Guide to Congress’ Attacks on Planned Parenthood and Abortion

Jody Allard lays down the Republican party’s obsession with controlling women’s bodies.

Larry Lessig Is Wasting Our Time

Larry Lessig may have good ideas about campaign finance reform, but his ideas about the presidency are totally wrong.

We Don’t Need New Blood In Congress

Structural factors, not a lack of “new blood”, is what’s driving American politics right now.

Bipartisanship Is No Utopia

Washington gridlock can be annoying, but that doesn’t mean bipartisan consensus produced outcomes that are necessarily more popular.

Who Wants to Get Something Done in DC? Anyone?

Getting anything done in Washington seems impossible. Up to us to demand work and results from our representatives, which will only get done with cooperation.

Mrs. Smith (Pitt) Goes to Washington? Angelina Jolie Should

Brains, heart and experience combined with charisma, charm and a great work ethic, are all the ingredients we need in our representatives in Washington

His Entire Term as Governor Was Tainted With Protests

Years of civil disobedience from Philadelphians preceded Tom Corbett’s loss in PA Governor’s Race.

They say it’s a GOP Wave. Hope You’re a Good Swimmer

Many Americans voted to give control of both house of congress to the Republican party. Time will tell if this was a wise choice on their part.

Ignore All That Mandateology

Politicians win elections, they don’t win mandates.

Our Future Do Nothing Congress

The Republicans could take unified control of Congress in next week’s elections, but don’t expect a whole lot to change.

John Oliver Debates Minimum Wage. Living Wage Anyone?

The federal minimum wage has not been adjusted since 2009 and does not provide a living wage for full time work. Time to fix it?

Comets Are Coming. What Are We Doing About It?

A comet collision with Earth with catastrophic results is inevitable. We have the technology to avoid it, but do we have the global cooperation and will?