Is Nike, not always associated with human rights, trying to be a good corporate citizen? Or is it just a smart business strategy? Does it matter?
Governor Andrew Cuomo has proven himself to be good at politics. He's pushed Albany to function in ways it hadn't for years. His approval ratings in the state and his national recognition affirm that he's crafty at what he does.
Which means that his recent have-it-both-ways announcement on fracking ...
When Florida starts "purging" its voter rolls, there is reason to worry.
Even when they lose a race, conservatives get right back to promoting the ideas their losing candidate ran on. Progressives should do the same post-Wisconsin.
With the recent push for the Paycheck Fairness Act, a progressive and important idea is actually driving the debate. Now's not the time to slow down.
The country is evolving quickly. Public opinion has turned. Now everyone needs to get on board or be steamrolled by history.
Without public investment, we wouldn't have public beaches and highways and train lines to take us there. We wouldn't have lakes clean enough to swim in and trails safe enough to hike.
Her message of being open to possibility because the journey is long reads just as true for embracing possibility because the journey may be cut short.
Elections are about outcomes, and if Walker holds onto his post, it will be a sign that there's still work to do.
Many politicians, from Mayor Bloomberg to President Obama, want to have it both ways on civil liberties: Loosening restrictions on same-sex marriage, while pushing the limits of constitutionality on crime and terrorism.
They are still foreclosing on homeowners and resisting write-downs, still raising banking fees, still lobbying against reforms. And one can bet they are on track for big bonuses.
Republicans have chosen a man whose behavior, demeanor and record makes us believe he could be the bully his old friends described.
While we political junkies forget this, there are still many Americans who respect elected leaders and who will be moved by this announcement to evolve as well. There are people around the country for whom the "about time" quality of this shift will be a source of relief, affirmation and hope.
There's something for everyone in Bill Bradley's new book We Can All Do Better, the former Senator's blueprint for a stronger, healthier, more united America.
It's a political minefield in certain parts of our country to cite Europe as a positive example of anything. Fortunately, now is a moment when Europe is a useful counter-example in a conversation that aligns good politics and good policy.
The Mayor has changed parties but has not really wavered on convictions. The former Governor has traded every conviction in the aim to convince a party of his loyalty.
Americans are shouting "May Day" hoping someone — politicians, courts, the media, shareholders, the consciences of CEOs — can rebuild the dream.
Maybe the Republicans need to listen to Trump's latest rant - directed against the RNC's own attack ad directed at President Obama, accusing him of being too cool to be president.
It's a bad sign for Republicans if their candidate is trying to focus the debate back on international security.
The praise Rudy Giuliani offered Romney was predictable, but the endorsement is more notable for everything the Romney camp doesn't want you thinking about.