With medical marijuana (and, in some states, recreational marijuana) gaining acceptance, and same-sex marriage gathering momentum around the country, what about other long-established points on the liberal-conservative fault line? Specifically, is support for capital punishment shrinking? No. Or at least not by much. Harry Enten at the statistic-driven blog FiveThirtyEight notes that capital punishment is Read more

Detroit native Ron Fournier reflects on his hometown’s bankruptcy in a piece for National Journal: “I love my hometown. And I hate what Detroit’s demise might bode for our country.” He goes on to cite inequality, poor leadership and inefficiencies as not just Detroit’s problems, but ones that belong to the country too: Wrenching economic Read more