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The Migrants We Should Fear

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How to Understand What’s Really Going on at the Paris Climate Talks

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The Overlooked Books of 2015

Slate critics recommend 27 titles you’d probably love if only you knew about them.



When Castro took power, Americans fled Cuba and left a lot of property behind. Now the claims on these contested holdings—land, cars, and more—are exciting speculators and could stand in the way of reconciliation.

The 27 Most Overlooked Books of 2015

Who Owns This Car? The Strange Battle Over U.S. Claims in Cuba.

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