| Nov 10, 2013
| 3:47 PM
Following last week's elections, reports surfaced in dribs and drabs of voters being turned away from the polls in Virginia and Texas, two states that instituted draconian voter ID laws. It's an off-year election, and the evidence is too anecdotal to...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 6:41 AM
Doug Stanhope: If you're looking for a clean-shaven Jerry Seinfeld type, Stanhope ain't it. Along with a 5 o'clock shadow, a tumbler of bourbon neat and a bald girlfriend named Bingo, the comedian and onetime Libertarian presidential candidate will...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 5:30 AM
NEW YORK — The mess at ground zero has been a collaborative production.
The delays, backbiting, design compromises and massive cost overruns that have marked the rebuilding process at the World Trade Center site are the sorry collective work of...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 8:01 PM
Jonathan Schell, the author, journalist and activist who wrote passionately and cogently about war and politics for more than 40 years, condemning conflicts from Vietnam to Iraq and galvanizing the anti-nuclear movement with his horrifyingly detailed...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 4:28 AM
In September 2011, the Occupy Wall Street movement began. Two-and-a-half years later, an Occupy movement succeeded on WWE Raw.
Taking a page from the Chicago crowd trying to “Hijack Raw” last week, Daniel Bryan came out with a demand for...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 6:45 PM
It turns out that Democrats may not be the biggest stumbling block facing Rep. Dave Camp's ambitious proposal to simplify the tax code and reduce rates.
Many of Camp's Republican colleagues, convinced that their party is poised to make big gains in...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 11:02 AM
" 'Occupy' is a big word, and, of course, when you say that to people it elicits a very specific thing," says Vincent Thomas.
The dancer, choreographer and associate professor in Towson University's dance department sits in a North Baltimore coffee shop...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 11:53 PM
Pete Seeger was a teenager in the 1930s when he heard an Appalachian balladeer perform on an old-fashioned, five-string banjo and fell in love with the instrument, the timeless melodies and, most of all, the words.
"Compared to the trivialities of...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 10:35 AM
Pete Seeger's death at 94 leaves a huge hole in America's moral conscience. The folk singer was a fixture in music, politics and American life for the latter half of the 20th century, and he continued performing and speaking in public -- including at...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Miwa Matreyek makes more animated magic with "This World Made Itself" at REDCAT, Mike Daisey explores "American Utopias" at Royce Hall, and Christopher Durang channels Chekov in "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike" at the Taper.
China: The Whole...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 3:48 PM
Never underestimate the power of a pop star with more than 16 million Twitter followers.
Over the weekend, Miley Cyrus tweeted a selfie with big implications for a Los Angeles actress and moviemaker. In the photo, Cyrus pulls her Chanel sweatshirt up to...