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The Hell of American Day Care

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7 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
An investigation into the barely regulated, unsafe business of looking after our children.

Republican Medicaid Expansion Opposition In Kansas, Georgia Increases

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GOP legislatures are committed to to insuring that their poorest constituents remain uninsured in perpetuity.

Supreme Court and Affirmative Action: Legal Experts on Schuette

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The latest nail in the coffin for racial preference in admissions.

Michael Lewis Interview On Government and Wall Street

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In an interview, the 'Moneyball' author talks about Wall Street, his changing politics, and the French Marxist who's competing with him on the bestseller list.

The Frontier of Climate Change: Action in the Heartland

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State and local politicians, especially those whose communities have suffered from the recent spike in extreme weather events, have been far quicker than Congress to embrace and implement meaningful climate change policies.Are these case studies and pockets of success enough to achieve broad-scale climate action in the coming ...

Obama and the Inconvenience of History: Abandoning Ukraine

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Obama is abandoning Ukraine to its fate. Just as he has with so many others.

Nevada Rancher Cliven Bundy Is Conservative Hero—and Huge Racist

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Cliven Bundy argues that slavery, not segregation, was truly the golden age for "the negroes."

Republicans Unskew Senate Poll Showing Democratic Leads

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6 mentions1 day ago 1 day ago
Get ready for another months-long unskewing temper tantrum.

Cubed by Nikil Saval: History of the Workplace

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Ninety-three percent of people who work in cubicles “would prefer a different workspace.”

Michael Pineda Suspended 10 Games for Pine Tar Against Boston Red Sox

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A pine tar controversy provides a peek into the intricate world of baseball's unwritten rules.

Vladimir Nabokov The Art of Translation New Republic 1941

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Three grades of evil can be discerned in the queer world of verbal transmigration.

Cliven Bundy, Racist Rancher, Still Has Conservative Defenders

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I had assumed that Cliven Bundy's lapse into slaver nostalgia would augur the end of his martyr

Schuette Decision: Supreme Court Supported Precedent

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4 mentions1 day ago 1 day ago
It's entirely in keeping with the judicial restraint we've been urging right-wing justices to observe. And it could have been much worse.

GOP Hypocrisy on Obamacare, Uninsured, Medicaid

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3 mentions1 day ago 1 day ago
The law doesn't insure enough people, so let's take their coverage away—and then get rid of Medicaid for 14.5 million more.

Vice Reporter Simon Ostrovsky Taken Hostage by Pro-Russian Forces

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Russia's newest export: abusing the press.

Lucinda Devlin Photography: Field Culture in the Midwest

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3 mentions1 day ago 1 day ago
The hidden beauty in everyday farm objects.

Obamacare Cancelled Policies: Study Says Impact Was Actually Small

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Of course, that would suggest the media overhyped the story. And that never happens.

'Capital in the Twenty-First Century' by Thomas Piketty, reviewed

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The economist of the moment says inequality will get worse and worse unless we do something about it. Here's everything you need to know about 'Capital in the Twenty-First Century'

"Fargo" Episode 2 Recap Review: Things Get Weirder

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An Odd Hour Of Television.

The Frontier of Climate Change: Action in the Heartland

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State and local politicians, especially those whose communities have suffered from the recent spike in extreme weather events, have been far quicker than Congress to embrace and implement meaningful climate change policies.Are these case studies and pockets of success enough to achieve broad-scale climate action in the coming ...

В Славянске нашли тело человека, похожего на пропавшего депутата из Горловки

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Тело мужчины, похожего на похищенного несколько дней назад депутата Горловского горсовета Владимира Рыбака, нашли в Славянске.

Nevada Cattle Rancher Cliven Bundy Should've Cried Religious Freedom

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Poor Cliven Bundy—his anti-government claptrap didn't impress rule-of-law conservatives. Too bad he didn't follow Hobby Lobby's lead.

Why I Stopped Speaking to My Daughter in Hebrew

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Our experiment to raise a bilingual child made me rethink my relationship with my mother's country, and who I really am.

Here's What We Know About Thomas Piketty's Wealth Capital Tax

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By now, you’ve probably heard of Thomas Piketty, the 42-year-old French economist and author of

Multi-linguals Have Multiple Personalities

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Flipping from one language to another can reveal a whole new you.

Piketty's 'Capital' Is Sold Out, Harvard Press Scrambling

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Here's the story of how a 700-page French economics book topped Amazon—and sent a small publisher scrambling.

2014 Midterm Odds: Republicans' Chances of Taking Senate Are Falling

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3 mentions3 days ago 3 days ago
It could lead to a filibuster-proof Democratic majority in 2017.

Republicans' Obamacare Obsession Making GOP Primaries More Interesting

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Conservatives want you to believe that Democrats are running away from Obamacare everywhere, despite

Arguing with Religious People: Turn Their Techniques Around

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We can turn the tables on these people. They’re the ones making unevidenced claims about reality, not us.

Republicans' 2014 Midterms Strategy Is a Huge Gamble

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If Obamacare recedes as an issue, Republicans might start wishing they hadn't staked everything on it.

Andrew 'Weev' Auernheimer's TRO LLC Could Send Him Back to Prison

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He went to prison for exposing an Internet security flaw. He says he won't stop—and now wants to profit from doing so.

Sexy Lolita Book Covers Vladimir Nabokov

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The oversexed, hyper-titillating cover art that's slapped on Lolita is incredibly bizarre—and discomfiting.