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The GOP Base Loves Trump

It sees itself in his foreign policy belligerence, anti-elite agitation, and raw bigotry.

New York City Has Taken Its War With Uber to a Whole New Level

Bobby Jindal’s Religious Liberty Executive Order Is Probably Illegal, Definitely Anti-Gay

The Workforce Just Hit a Low It Hasn't Seen Since 1977

The Rise and Fall of Insanely Expensive Purses

The Kids

It’s OK for Kids to Play With Pretend Guns

In fact, it might be good for them.


A Toxic Legacy

Workers like Yvette Flores didn’t know their jobs in electronics manufacturing could harm their children. And the U.S. does tragically little to protect them.

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The U.S. Isn’t Just Failing to Protect Electronics Workers From Toxic Substances. Their Kids Are Suffering, Too.

A Donor Asked the Girl Scouts to Return a $100,000 Gift. Supporters Reacted by Giving $230,000.

Amy Schumer Reacted to Criticism of Her Race Jokes Like a Stand-up—and That’s a Dead End

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