I believe when there are so many forces pulling our society apart, we need more commitment to marriage, not less.
IC: I am sure you have heard the criticism that Politico is a tough place for women to work. Do you think that is a fair criticism?
JH: During our launch, we were starting from scratch—it was a tough place to work, period. Not just for women. The happenstance that the four co-founders…
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President Obama took aim at LGBT employment discrimination at the LGBT Pride Month reception at the White House Thursday, calling for Congress to pass bipartisan legislation making it’s way through Congress.
But one thing he did not mention was the executive order he has been asked to sign to end anti-LGBT job bias among federal contractors — despite it being the reason his wife was heckled recently and a huge priority for the LGBT community.
Obama spoke about the need to end workplace discrimination against LGBT people …
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Edward Snowden Does Not Live In Jeffrey Toobin’s Black-And-White World: Nor does anyone else.
Although The New Yorker’s Jeffrey Toobin dismisses Edward Snowden’s decision to leak classified NSA information to The Guardian as based on ego, Toobin sees no contradiction with the fact that he himself had concluded, earlier in the same piece, that Snowden is “a grandiose narcissist who deserves to be in prison.”
There are too many unknowns in this story, though. How is it possible for a journalist or responsible legal analyst to be so sure of himself or herself at this point in this story?
The path across the border is littered with bodies. Bodies old and bodies young. Bodies known and bodies unknown. Bodies hidden, bodies buried, bodies lost, and bodies found. The stories of the dead haunt the frontier towns from Nuevo Laredo to Nogales, and even deep within the interior of Mexico down to Honduras, someone always knows someone who has vanished—one of losdesaparecidos—during their journey north.
Your Monday must-read: Brendan Borrell writes of the hundreds of immigrants who die along the U.S.-Mexico border, too many of whom are never identified.