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An Israeli Insult

Benjamin Netanyahu is risking U.S.-Israeli relations on partisan politics. It’s revolting and dangerous.

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John Oliver Makes Infrastructure Sexy

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How to Mess With Surveillance

Search for random people on Facebook, for starters.

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Why It’s Hard for Republican Presidential Candidates to Speak Honestly About Income Inequality

Because their party is only making the problem worse.

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Why It’s Hard for Republican Presidential Candidates to Speak Honestly About Income Inequality

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