Regrets and highlights of 2007
The most irritating people of the year
Moose of the year
Race, immortality, and iPhone
The future of the two-party system
Predictions for 2008
75% of the world’s peacekeepers are in Africa. Why?
A lack of will to help Darfur
John’s All-Sudan Solution
How the ’08 Olympics could save Darfur
What does a peacekeeping force do?
The foolhardiness of American strategy in Africa
Downsides of knowing your medical future
John’s spoiler-laden “I Am Legend” review
Science books unjustly overlooked
George calls for more anti-blogs
The evolutionary psychology of dirty words
Is Jared Diamond a geographical imperialist?
Covering the Bhutto assassination: NBC drops the ball
Would a second Clinton presidency offend Jefferson’s ghost?
Hillary’s secrecy about her First Lady days
Prosecuting steroid use in baseball
Ron Paul’s many weird ideas
Ann schools Steve in the art of blogging
John’s book The Israel Lobby, viewed from America and abroad
John’s formative years in Brooklyn
The charges of sloppy scholarship
What is the Israel lobby?
Did the US-Israel relationship inspire al Qaeda?
Post-Annapolis prescriptions; a presidential pick
Heather wonders if the neocon Iran gambit was just a dream
Eli argues foreign policy still matters at the polls
The lesson of Carter’s old New World Order
Hillary averts iceberg
Edwards averts scandal (so far)
Huckabee’s subliminal cross to bear
Bob tries to counterspin the surge
How good are human beings?
Mickey embraces the redesign
Trying to be Christian during Christmas
Darren, from theology class, has the right idea
Evangelicals: the new generation
Santa’s green workshop
Down the iPod, up the wePod
Living the Kingdom of God
Not everyone hearts Huckabee
GOP establishment backs Romney, ditches Rudy
The Krugman vs Obama cage match
Is Obama tough enough?
Sen. Dodd’s parliamentary heroics
Campaign ’08 predictions
John celebrates the solstice with a witch
Richard Dawkins not such a Scrooge
Where does beauty come from?
There’s physics, and everything else is stamp collecting
Are metaphors a cage or a key?
Garage-band science: How to make a margarita light bulb
The surge is a success. Now what?
Rosa argues Iran can help fix Iraq
The case of the missing grown-ups
Charlotte defends harsh interrogation techniques
Has George Bush ever grown up?
Does the fractured field mean a new direction for the GOP?
Huckabee’s necrophilia comparison irks David
Huckabee’s faith and Huckabee’s politics
The religious right vs. Romney Republicans
Jim says Huckabee is the candidate for blue-collar blue-staters
The crucible of Iowa
Is Bloomberg serious about the presidency?