February 10, 2010
Oprah. Carnie. Kirstie. Ruby. We’re all human, and that means we get our collective asses kicked by biology every time we attempt to diet, which is why diets don’t work.
January 29, 2010
This week on The Confab: The not-so-big message behind the president's State of the Union address, why Chris Matthews forgot that he was white and the fading headlines on Haiti's recovery. Plus, the unappealing iPad and "trifling" state of John Edwards. Join The Root's managing editor Joel Dreyfuss as he talks with senior culture writer Teresa Wiltz, Washington reporter Dayo Olopade and The Root's regular contributor Kai Wright.
* Podcast production by Abdullah Rufus.
* Podcast theme music by Timothy Morrison.
January 28, 2010
Tell us what you thought of the president's State of the Union speech.
January 27, 2010
Obama's first State of the Union address took on big banks, health care, and job creation. But it won't solve the country's woes—that much is up to the Democrats and Republicans in Congress.
NEWS STAND: All Eyes on Massachusetts Race to Replace Kennedy, More Men Marrying Up, and Hacks Hacked in ChinaJanuary 19, 2010
A routine election turns into a nailbiter, more women earn more than their spouses, and journalistists hacked in China.
January 14, 2010
Google threatens to exit China after cyberattack, U.S. Justice focuses on lending bias, GOP governors plan to resist Obama.
NEWS STAND: Dems Defend TSA Nominee Southers, Asian-American Gains in New York, Iraqis Angered by Blackwater Decison, Rush Loves U.S. Health CareJanuary 2, 2010
Democrats defend TSA Nominee, New York's first Asian comptroller, Iraqis angered by Blackwater decision, Rush Limbaugh loves US health care.
by Dayo Olopade onDecember 31, 2009
The first year of the “tweens” promises radical change—and resolutions to some of the unfinished business of the decade before.
NEWS STAND: Health Care Advances, Death Sentences Drop, Minority Farmers Sue, French Debate IdentityDecember 21, 2009
by Benjamin Todd Jealous onNovember 5, 2009
The NAACP is going to war for “real” health care reform. And that must include a public option.
His Morehouse gradation speech reignited the debate over his posture toward blacks.
The "no shame in my game" judge gets put on trial for misconduct.
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