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Turkey’s in a Terrible Spot

Geography makes the country a valuable partner for the West. It also makes it vulnerable.

Bernie Sanders’ Take on Globalization Is Simple, Comforting, and Wrong

What in the Name of the Bay Bridge Is Going on at the Oakland Police Department?

Valuing “Experiences Over Stuff” Is a Tired and Sexist Idea

Why Do Women Still Play Tennis in Skirts?


The Clean Team

The U.S., Canada, and Mexico just agreed to reach 50 percent clean energy within a decade. It’s going to be a cinch.

The United States of Debt

We’re Obsessed With Our Credit Scores

Do we even know what they mean?

The U.S. and Its Neighbors Want 50 Percent of Their Energy to Be Clean by 2025. It’ll Be a Cinch.

Why Are We So Obsessed With Our Credit Scores—and What Do They Even Mean?

Why Do We Feel Compelled to Tweet About Our Most Embarrassing Moments?

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