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Department Stores Need a Christmas Miracle

But this year, it’s not just Macy’s. Fancy chains like Nordstrom and Saks are ailing too.

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The British Don’t Have Thanksgiving. Why Is Black Friday As Hyped for Them As It Is for Us?

The Danish Girl

Tom Hooper’s drama of gender transition is pretty good for yet another trailblazing baby-steps movie.

Creed Breathes New Life Into the Rocky Franchise


Donald Trump Is a Fascist

It’s not meant as an insult. It’s the political label that fits him best.

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Why Florida Fans Think FSU Fans Are Dumb

How in-state college football rivalries became a form of class warfare.

Why Fascist Is the Term That Best Describes Donald Trump

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