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Bernie Blew It

Elizabeth Warren is the surrogate he was supposed to be. His supporters have become Clinton’s. How Sanders overplayed his hand.

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Brexit Doesn’t Presage a Trump Victory

Nativism is still a losing proposition.


How Zoos Lost Their Bars

It makes us more comfortable with keeping animals captive, but as recent events show, that comfort is dangerous.

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Zoos Without Bars Make Us Feel Better. Are They Worth the Risk?

The Weird, Naïve Idea That Brexit Would Be Good for London

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