Burning Down the House"Social exclusion" is a real problem, but it doesn't excuse the looting and lawlessness on the streets of London.
What Egypt Can Learn from PalestineHow Salam Fayyad is undermining Islamism in the West Bank.
Palestine's Great HopeThe emergence of Salam Fayyad is the best thing to happen to the Middle East in ages.
The Anti-Semite's Favorite Jewish PrayerThe centuries-long controversy over Yom Kippur's Kol Nidre.
Meet the Syrian OppositionIt's the most liberal and Western-friendly of the Arab Spring uprisings.
Hamas Isn't the IRAAnd when it comes to the peace process, the Middle East isn't Northern Ireland.
The Body Politic ElectricIt's becoming increasingly difficult for Israel to unplug for Yom Kippur.
It Doesn't Take an EinsteinThe problem with using scientists' words to support religious beliefs.
Sarah Palin’s PAC Is Spending More on Hotels and Travel Than on Republican Candidates SarahPAC, like the former candidate’s TV career, is on the wane.
The “Vocal Fry” Bonus Segment Dana, Julia, Stephen, and Ann discuss women’s voices, vocal fry, and more.
Key & Peele Imagines What It’d Be Like if We Obsessed Over Teachers the Way We Do Athletes
Push It to the Limit The women’s 1,500-meters record just fell after 22 years. What’s the fastest humans can possibly run?