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The Rise of the Liberal Conspiracy Theorist

Louise Mensch’s loony Trump fantasies fill a craving the left didn’t know it had.

CBO Confirms That the Republican Health Care Bill Is Still a Garbage Dump of Bad Ideas

Trump’s Infrastructure Plan: Let Wall Street Build and Operate America

Pope Francis Doesn’t Seem to Like Trump Very Much

Master of None’s Racist Cookie Jar Is Real and for Sale


The Big Money Behind Bad Education

The secretive, conservative lobbying group that’s allowing bogus online learning to proliferate in high schools.


Sgt. Pepper’s Timing Was As Good As Its Music

Fifty years ago, the Beatles released their masterpiece into a world ready to embrace a rock album as art.

Why No One Can Stop Local School Districts From Using Online Courses That Don’t Work

Sgt. Pepper Came Out 50 Years Ago This Week. The Timing Was As Perfect As the Album.

As a Former Slumlord, Jared Kushner Fits Right In With the Administration’s Exploiters of the Poor

Brad Pitt’s War Machine: a Dumb Movie With a Smart Message

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