Several famous actresses have signed a letter opposing Amnesty International's proposal to decriminalize sex work. Veronica Bayetti Flores believes "their position is misguided in several ways."
As the aftermath of the staff departures at The New Republic continues, the veteran journalist who exposed the Iran Contra affair in the 1980s recalls the magazine's deadly tradition of cheerleading for empire, while Salon columnist Tom Frank admits it published some "pretty damn good" writing shortly before it came apart at the hands of its new owner.
What does Mark Twain’s classic outsider hero Huck Finn have to do with the small army of affable manchildren that actor Seth Rogen has played in Judd Apatow films?
A look at the day's political happenings, including a Romney surrogate playing the race card and an interesting Electoral College proposal that could reshape the way presidential candidates campaign.