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2014’s sleaziest political scandals

As we round out 2014, it’s time to reflect on how scandalous year it truly was. This year was pretty much all-around shitty, but the politics of 2014 took the…

Obama’s biggest wins and losses and what they mean for 2015

Man, 2014 was such a whirl, wasn’t it? This was the year that a teenager from Brooklyn captivated the nation doing the dance my uncle used to do at family…

What are Malaysians saying about Air Asia Flight QZ 8501?

Earlier this week, the head of Indonesia's national search and rescue agency said that because contact with Air Asia flight QZ 8501 was lost over the Java Sea, that is…

Cuban political asylee calls Obama’s policy ‘smartest’ approach to Cuba

The United States dissolved diplomatic ties with the Republic of Cuba in 1961, enforcing a crippling and widespread economic embargo. President Obama reversed this policy on December 17. In an…

Eric Garner and Michael Brown cases reveal sad truth

Yesterday's decision by a Staten Island not to prosecute the officer who murdered Eric Garner feels like a decision handed down by a grand jury in bizarro world. It’s inconceivable…