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No Girls Allowed

How America’s persistent preference for brash boys over “sivilizing” women fuelled the candidacy of Donald Trump.

How States Have Sabotaged Obamacare

Only One Useful Thing Has Come Out of Trump’s Campaign—and It’s Worth Tens of Millions of Dollars

Vine Made the Internet a Better Place

Here’s all the proof you need.

Amy Schumer Does Not Seem to Know How to Take Criticism


Elections With More Than Two Candidates Are Flawed

It’s mathematically impossible to fairly decide a winner.


Eight Is Not Enough

Senate Republicans believe the Supreme Court will be just fine permanently operating one justice down. Here’s how John Roberts can talk sense into them.

Fair Voting Between More Than Two Candidates Is Mathematically Impossible

John Roberts Needs to Take a Stand Against Senate Republicans. And He Needs to Do It Now.

Free Trade May Have Just Been Saved by a Four-Page Document Pacifying Belgium’s Walloons

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