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The GOP Base Loves Trump

It sees itself in his foreign policy belligerence, anti-elite agitation, and raw bigotry.

New York City Has Taken Its War With Uber to a Whole New Level

Bobby Jindal’s Religious Liberty Executive Order Is Probably Illegal, Definitely Anti-Gay

Map: How Tough Are Your State’s Vaccination Laws?

The Rise and Fall of Insanely Expensive Purses

The Kids

It’s Fine for Kids to Play With Pretend Guns

In fact, it might be good for them.


A Toxic Legacy

Workers like Yvette Flores didn’t know their jobs in electronics manufacturing could harm their children. And the U.S. does tragically little to protect them.

Don’t Worry About Your Kid Playing With Toy Guns. It Might Be Good for Them.

The U.S. Isn’t Just Failing to Protect Electronics Workers From Toxic Substances. Their Kids Are Suffering, Too.

A Donor Asked the Girl Scouts to Return a $100,000 Gift. Supporters Reacted by Giving $230,000.

Anti-Vaxxers Keep Referring to Agent Orange in Their Arguments. That Comparison Doesn’t Work.

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