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Why It Matters That Jeb Bush Defended Mike Pence

Don’t be surprised if the Republican Party’s position on religious freedom moves further to the right.

Gov. Pence Says He Isn’t Anti-Gay. But He Is Anti–Gay Marriage.

Providing More Workers With Bachelor’s Degrees Won’t Solve Inequality

Most Americans Are Still Totally Ignorant of an Enormous Threat to Their Email and Bank Accounts

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Were We Too Hard on Jonah Lehrer?

A new book says yes. The facts say no.

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Privacy Is Becoming a Premium Service

AT&T wants customers to pay the company not to spy on them. And it’s not an outlier.

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AT&T Just Revealed How Cable Companies Could Turn Internet Privacy Into a Premium Service

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