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In Search of the End of Bernie’s Campaign

I went to Indiana to experience the last gasp of the Sanders run. I found something else.

Paul Ryan Has No Choice but to Eventually Support Donald Trump

A Frozen Produce Recall Has Just Been Expanded, and It’s Huge

Elon Musk Promises the Impossible. I Think I Know Why.

Captain America: Civil War Is Marvel’s Best Movie Yet

The United States of Debt

Do Americans Spend Too Much on Luxuries?

Why we’re so quick to believe the myth of overconsumption.

The Grind

“Leo Would Not Have Died That Day If He Had Been With Me”

Paid family leave doesn’t just support gender equity in the workplace. It may also prevent babies’ deaths.

Do Americans Spend Too Much on Luxuries? Nope, Says Elizabeth Warren. 

One Unassailable Reason We Need Paid Family Leave: It Saves Babies’ Lives

Talking About Climate Change During Canada’s Horrific Fire Is “Insensitive”? It’s the Perfect Time to Talk About It.

Anti-Trans Activists Drop the Act and Admit the Root of Their Intolerance 

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