Protests Turned Deadly This Weekend in Egypt. President Sisi Doesn’t Really Have to Care.
North Korean Defector Recants Part of His Story. Don’t Believe Everything You Read About North Korea.
Obama Calls for a New Authorization to Fight Terrorism. Until Then, He’ll Just Keep Using Bush’s.
Second-Term Obama Looks AbroadSocial scientists find that foreign policy can help or hinder domestic policy.
The Paris Attacks Will Increase Support for the War Against ISIS, But the War Won’t Stop More Attacks.
How the Founder of the Fugees Became a Big-Time Political Donor Without Anyone Knowing The musical artist chose to fund a super PAC through opaque, legal, and increasingly popular means.
Inside Higher Ed
Criticism Unwelcome The United Arab Emirates blocked an NYU professor who questioned its policies. Is academic freedom at risk?
The XX Factor
Nashville Prosecutors Reportedly Offered Women Plea Bargains in Exchange For Sterilization
The “How Does a U.N. Official Work?” Transcript What’s it like to manage the U.N.’s Ebola response? Read a transcript of Adam Davidson’s conversation with the assistant secretary-general for field support.
“A Public Menace” How the fight to ban The Birth of a Nation shaped the nascent civil rights movement.
“I’d Rather Not Rewrite All the HTTP Stuff Myself” Fascinating early posts from the founders of eBay, Amazon, Google, and others.