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Balancing Act

Democrats haven’t gone as far left as Republicans have gone right.

The American Justice System Could Actually Bring Down Mighty FIFA

The NYT’s Summer Reading List—All Books by White Writers—Is Not Very Good. Read These Instead.

Los Angeles Unions Fought for a $15 Minimum Wage. Now They Want to Be Exempt From It.

The Weaker Republican Candidates Are Lucky to Be Excluded From the Main Primary Debates


Blatant Racism in the Courtroom

SCOTUS will review a death penalty case in which prosecutors worked to keep blacks off the jury.



A trove of stories and drawings reveals what it was like to grow up in rural 19th-century America.

The Supreme Court Reviews a Case of Blatant Racism by Georgia Prosecutors

A One-of-a-Kind Trove Reveals What 19th-Century American Boyhood Was Really Like

Paul Krugman Says Our Technological Era Is One Big Disappointment. Here’s Why He’s Wrong.

Denver ComicCon Holds a “Women in Comics” Panel, Forgets to Line Up Any Women

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