I'm having a rough time seeing the necessity of this article. Is it to ferret out the identity of someone Dunham has gone through serious pains to disguise? Or is it to refute conservatives who believe she made it up? Or is it just doing an investigation to lay out the facts, because that's good gossip-oriented… » 12/30/14 6:23pm 12/30/14 6:23pm

Why didn't they query the term "man"? I call people "man" all the time. I've called cars "man," I've called dogs "man," pretty much a catch-all phrase in my New York life. I've called my mom "man." It's like a weird hold that term has on me. » 12/23/14 4:03pm 12/23/14 4:03pm

Do you think movements like the fast food workers and even the Northwestern football players will be effective in inspiring other workers across service sectors to see unionization as a viable option? And, if so, how can unions make themselves available to those that want to organize, but haven't the least idea how or… » 10/13/14 12:03pm 10/13/14 12:03pm

Exciting! What will Fortress America be doing to avoid treating government sources as providing 100% factual information? In short, how much skepticism can we expect, and, if applicable, how will this skepticism present itself? » 9/02/14 11:34am 9/02/14 11:34am

Fund Americorps to the amount that legislation has already allowed it to expand to —it will at least be a start, and is pretty feasible. A new WPA would be great (this is like the 1000th time you've written this same post), but let's get as many young people to freeze their debt and get some job training in the… » 1/07/14 11:51am 1/07/14 11:51am

[Workers of a gas station celebrate with friends and clients after winning the second prize of the Christmas lottery "El Gordo" ("The Fat One") in Spain. Photo by Andres Gutierrez via AP] » 12/22/13 5:30pm 12/22/13 5:30pm

Michael Bloomberg Takes The Train to Nowhere

On Friday morning, Michael Bloomberg boarded the 7 train for a ride that lasted a single stop and cost the city $2.4 billion dollars. Where he got off on the far West Side, there is now nothing. In a few years time, there will be condos. » 12/22/13 4:30pm 12/22/13 4:30pm

24 Hours Left To Sign Up For Health Care

Despite the website glitches and non-stop disinformation, Americans have the next 24 hours to sign up for health care that will start on January 1st. If you haven't yet, maybe pencil in a 2-3 hour time slot (perhaps instead of watching your football team lose) to get health care. » 12/22/13 2:36pm 12/22/13 2:36pm

Another Secret War: CIA Killed FARC Leaders in Colombia

It's never been a secret that the United States has heavily funded and influenced the Colombian government's battle against FARC, which the U.S. believes to be a terrorist organization. What has been secret however, is just how far the CIA has gone in Colombia, which includes the targeted killings of FARC leaders. » 12/22/13 12:15pm 12/22/13 12:15pm

On its repeated lies about CIA operative Robert Levinson, The New York Times public editor writes: "Ms. Abramson called the unattributed statements that appeared in The Times 'regrettable.'" » 12/22/13 11:30am 12/22/13 11:30am