Editor-in-chief, http://Vox.com. Policy analyst at MSNBC. Eater of food. Hater of filibuster. Lover of charts.

12 charts and maps that explain the Greek crisis

vox.com — The roots of Greece's crisis are simple. Before Greece joined the Eurozone, investors treated it as a middle-income country with poor governance - which is to say, a credit risk. After Greece joined the Eurozone, investors thought that Greece was no longer a credit risk - they figured, if push came to shove, other Eurozone members like Germany would bail Greece out.

The fight over the Export-Import Bank, explained

vox.com — The Export-Import Bank is an 80-year-old government agency that subsidizes US exports in a big way - it authorized almost $27 billion in export support in 2013. But despite a long history of...

There's a simple solution to Greece's problems, but Europe won't try it

vox.com — Adam Posen is president of the Peterson Institute for International Economics and, like every international economist right now, he's glued to Ezra Klein: Imagine I haven't been following this at all. What's the simplest explanation for why the world is so concerned about Greece today? the drama in Greece .

Is the Supreme Court more liberal? Or are the cases more conservative?

vox.com — A few days before the Obamacare and gay marriage cases dropped, the New York Times' Adam Liptak argued that the Supreme Court was on track to have one of the most liberal terms in years. But is the Court getting more liberal or are the cases getting more conservative?

Read President Obama's moving eulogy for Charleston shooting victim Clementa Pinckney

vox.com — On Friday, June 26th, President Obama delivered a powerful eulogy for Reverend Clementa Pinckney, who was murdered in t he Charleston shootings . In the emotional, wide-ranging speech, Obama connected the mass killing to "a long history" of violence meant to intimidate and terrorize African-Americans, and warned that it would be " a betrayal of everything Reverend Pinckney stood for" if America let itself "go back to business as usual."

What Scalia's same-sex marriage dissent gets right about the Supreme Court

vox.com — I am, personally, ecstatic to see marriage equality spread across the United States. My marriage means more to me than I can properly express, and I am overjoyed that so many gay couples will soon be able to join one of humanity's most beautiful institutions. Antonin Scalia is not overjoyed.

What Scalia's same-sex marriage dissent gets right about the Supreme Court

vox.com — I am, personally, ecstatic to see marriage equality spread across the United States. My marriage means more to me than I can properly express, and I am overjoyed that so many gay couples will soon be able to join one of humanity's most beautiful institutions. Antonin Scalia is not overjoyed.

The Obamacare decision was not a liberal ruling by John Roberts

vox.com — There's a lot of talk on political Twitter about whether Chief Justice John Roberts is proving himself a closet liberal. But the Obamacare decision today is a very conservative decision, legally speaking. BREAKING: CHIEF JUSTICE JOHN HUSSEIN ROBERTS IS A TRANS-CONSITUTIONALIST - (a liberal trapped in the body of faux-conservative).

This wasn’t a win for Obamacare. It was a win for 6 million people who rely on Obamacare.

vox.com — 1. This wasn't a "win for Obamacare." Obamacare is words written on paper. This was a win for the more than 6 million people who will keep their health insurance. It's a win for parents who can be sure their children can go to the doctor, and for minimum-wage workers who can call an ambulance without worrying about debt.

Will congressional Republicans save Obamacare? One conservative thinks so

vox.com — If the Supreme Court rules against Obamacare, will Republicans repair the damage? Ramesh Ponnuru, one of the right's smartest health-care voices, thinks so. "I'd bet that Obamacare is going to survive this challenge - whatever the court decides - pretty much unscathed," he writes.
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Jul 01, 2015

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Jul 01, 2015

12 charts and maps that explain the Greek crisis: bit.ly/1T7kDVI

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I agree that Back to the Future is pretty much a perfect movie: bit.ly/1T7fSey

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The definitive guide to Sidney Blumenthal: Clinton loyalist and right-wing boogeyman bit.ly/1J1LAbc

Jul 01, 2015

This Bill O'Reilly piece on homeless people might be the worst Fox News segment ever: bit.ly/1BYVF6r

Jul 01, 2015

Read @jonallendc on why reporters won't find anything damning in Hillary Clinton's emails: vox.com/2015/7/1/88762…

Jul 01, 2015

RT @AnnieLowrey: When it comes to ride-sharing, does the nice guy always finish last? Inside the big-money Lyft v. Uber war: nymag.com/daily/intellig…

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