Gilad Edelman, a Washington Monthly contributing editor, is a politics writer for WIRED. He was formerly executive editor of the Monthly. His writing has also appeared in the New Yorker, Slate, and the Washington Post. Gilad has a degree from Yale Law School but is not a lawyer and can’t give you legal advice. Before journalism and the law, he had a brief career as a jazz saxophonist.
How they’re working to make college more accessible, affordable, and effective.
When it comes to money in politics, the real problem is not corruption, but inequality.
Affirmative action should be assessed against the consequences of racism; judging it purely according to how much it classifies by race ignores the reasons we care about racial classifications in the first place.
iStockphoto When John Roberts was nominated to be Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, much was made of his reluctance to spell out his judicial philosophy. Roberts memorably compared himself to a baseball umpire, promising,”I will remember that it’s my job to call balls and strikes and not to pitch or bat.” Yesterday, Roberts, probably… Read more »
If you look up my name on the “people search engine” Spokeo.com, you’ll get four results. They will tell you that I’m 27, 34, or 57 (I’m 27); that I’ve lived in New Jersey, Connecticut, and Manhattan (true); and that I have a 29 year-old sister. (He’s my brother.) You can also find a misspelled… Read more »