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CPS Uninsured Data: Census Change Sparks Obamacare Conspiracy Theories

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7 mentions24 hours ago 24 hours ago
Obamacare critics are furious and even some of the law's supporters are dumbfounded about some news

2014 Pulitzer Prizes: Washington Post, Guardian Don't Deserve It

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3 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
The Post's NSA coverage has been the opposite of insightful.

Obamacare Enrollment Hits 8 Million, Age Mix Looks Like Massachusetts

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22 mentions9 hours ago 9 hours ago
A very, very good day for the Affordable Care Act, the officials who fought for it, and the people benefiting from it.

9/11 Trial Resumes to Accusations of FBI Spying: A Gitmo Tragicomedy

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8 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
Accusations that the FBI may be spying on defendents causes yet another delay.

Two Maps of Federal Income Taxes Across Counties

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3 mentions3 days ago 3 days ago
They vary quite a bit.

Neuroscientists Conduct the Most Frustrating Brain Scanning Study Ever

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Neuroscientists devised an experiment specifically meant to induce frustration in participants, in order to scan their brains and understand frustration. But the final conclusions of the study are very frustrating themselves. In other words: HULK FRUSTRATED BY FRUSTRATING BRAIN SCAN STUDY.

Slut-Shaming: New Study Shows Teens Learn Sexual Violence is Okay

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A new study shows how teens learn to rationalize sexual violence.

An Open Letter from Gary Shteyngart

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4 mentions12 hours ago 12 hours ago
It is with deep sadness that I announce that I will be throwing my “blurbing pen” into the Hudson River.

Oscar Pistorius Trial: Why His Defense Is Not as Crazy as It May Seem

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3 mentions15 hours ago 15 hours ago
To understand his defense, you need to understand South Africa.

2014 Pulitzers for Guardian, Washington Post Don't Vindicate Snowden

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5 mentions15 hours ago 15 hours ago
"Awarding a prize to a newspaper that covered a hurricane does not somehow vindicate the hurricane.”

Gabriel Garcia Marquez Tribute from Robber of Memories

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7 mentions3 hours ago 3 hours ago
A moving remembrance of Gabriel Garcia Marquez, who has passed away.

Earned Income Tax Credit Offers Few Benefits to Childless Workers

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3 mentions16 hours ago 16 hours ago
Between income taxes and the paltry EITC, childless workers are being hurt by the tax code.

Conservative' Claims of Obama's Lawlessness Fuels the Radical Right

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4 mentions1 day ago 1 day ago
Gandhi led a fight for basic rights. Bundy wants his cattle to be able to graze on government land.

William D. Cohan's Duke Lacrosse Case Book Gets Many Things Wrong

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6 mentions1 day ago 1 day ago
The Price of Silence: The Duke Lacrosse Scandal, the Power of the Elite, and the Corruption of Our Great Universities adds not a single piece of significant new evidence to the Duke Lacrosse scandal.

Gallup on Obamacare: Uninsured Down 4 Percent, Good Risk Mix

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2 mentions1 day ago 1 day ago
If the numbers are accurate, the Affordable Care Act is meeting its goals. But that's a pretty big "if."

Putin Is Accidentally Helping Unite Eastern and Western Ukraine

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Eastern Ukrainians want stability more than anything. Putin is causing the opposite.

Jews May Postpone Death Until After Passover

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A dwindling number of American Jews will bother attending a Passover Seder this year—but some may postpone their own deaths to take part in one.

Thomas Piketty Speech: The Economics Sensation Visits New York

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French economist Thomas Piketty drew Paul Krugman, Joseph Stiglitz, and hundreds of eager fans when he appeared in New York City last night. It's because he has found the most compelling explanation yet for inequality.

Innovative State by Aneesh Chopra Excerpt: Asthma and GPS

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7 mentions12 hours ago 12 hours ago
"The grim reality is that most patients’ asthma in this country is uncontrolled."

Gallup on States, Obamacare, Medicare: Red-Blue Divide Widens

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3 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
The states that need the most help aren't getting it, thanks to conservatives and their friends at the Supreme Court.

Warren's New Book Whitewashes Hillary History

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6 mentions11 hours ago 11 hours ago
Until now I thought Warren might challenge Hillary. Her new book's softball treatment of Hillary persuades me she won't.

Tax day 2014: more new taxes would make a better society

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6 mentions3 days ago 3 days ago
That check you wrote today buys you a lot. Feel proud of it.

GOP Wants Jeb to Run - What Does That Say About Walker, Cruz, Paul?

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7 mentions3 days ago 3 days ago
It's almost like his establishment backers think a guy who's been out of office for seven years is more attractive than all the supposed rock stars the party has in place today...

Poll: Doing Taxes Not Complicated for Most Americans

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5 mentions4 days ago 4 days ago
To encourage work, make more tax brackets, not less. Thanks to technology, this won't make regular folks' lives any more complicated.

Afghan Tales: Photos of Everyday Life in Afghanistan

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3 mentions6 hours ago 6 hours ago
Afghan Tales, a traveling photo exhibition, aims to counter the stereotypical vision of Afghanistan with images of daily life in the war-torn country.

Ted Cruz Compared Today's Economy to the '70s. He Gets an F in History

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10 mentions1 day ago 1 day ago
Conservatives who compare today's economy to the Carter era get an 'F' in history.

Krugman's CUNY Salary Doesn't Make Him a Hypocrite on Inequality

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4 mentions1 day ago 1 day ago
Paul Krugman will make $250,000 when joins City University of New York to work on inequality issues. Ironic? Nope, just the way things work.

Obama and Biden and Gay Marriage Decision

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4 mentions9 hours ago 9 hours ago
The unseemly road to human decency.

Netiquette of Capitalization: How Caps Became Code for Yelling

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People have long used capital letters to set text apart and convey its importance, but upper case letters haven’t always signified loudness.

Benjamin Lawsky: The Toughest Cop on Wall Street

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How Benjamin Lawsky's making big bank pay.

30 Years of Unidentified Man's Photobooth Portraits Now in Rutgers

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4 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
The plot of Amelie comes to life.

Michael Bloomberg's new gun control group sets up long term battle

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4 mentions12 hours ago 12 hours ago
4 big things you need to know about Everytown for Gun Safety.

Relax, Ukraine is Not Ordering Its Jews to Register

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16 mentions11 hours ago 11 hours ago
Today, the Western press caught up with the Ukrainian rumor mill: apparently, the People's Republic

Obama-Era Race Debate Is All About Willful Conservative Ignorance

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4 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
The left-right race argument can become less cacophonous than it is. But not through a process of phased, mutual disarmament.

Ukraine is Not Ordering Its Jews to Register

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3 mentions8 hours ago 8 hours ago
You can breathe easy. That rumor was inaccurate.

Ukraine Has Been Invaded for a Second Time. So Why Doesn't It Shoot?

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6 mentions11 hours ago 11 hours ago
When other countries are invaded, they fight back. So why isn't Ukraine?