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Why Democrats Have the Right to Be Angry With Clinton

Her email scandal was easy to predict and avoid.

It’s Official: The Iran Deal Will Survive. Now We Get to Watch the Political Theater.

It’s Not Just Millennials. More Middle-Aged Americans Are Living With Their Parents, Too.

Take a Class on Wittgenstein

It will explain why we always misunderstand one another on the Internet.

The Geniuses Behind Minor League Baseball’s Wacky Mascots


Texas Two-Steps All Over Voting Rights

It says it can make voting as difficult as it wants to, and any law that says otherwise is unconstitutional.


The United Slang of America

If every state had an official word, what would it be? (Connecticut, you get glawackus.)

Texas Is Two-Stepping All Over Voting Rights

If Every State Had an Official Word, What Would It Be? (Illinois Gets Grabowski.)

Take an Ethnic Studies Class. It Will Wake You Up to the Realities of Race, Class, and Gender.

Why Jamycheal Mitchell Died in Jail Four Months After He Was Arrested for Stealing a Snickers

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