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The strange and persistent right-wing myth that Thanksgiving celebrates the pilgrims’ triumph over socialism.

Lexicon Valley
Nov. 25 2014 5:28 PMDemons and Supervillains: The Language of Darren Wilson’s Grand Jury Testimony
Inside Higher Ed
Nov. 25 2014 3:22 PMDid We Offend You? What to do when asked not to sing about Andrew Jackson at your college.
The Eye
Nov. 25 2014 1:00 PMAvoid Overeating at Thanksgiving by Ditching Your Serving Tongs and Good China
The Vault
Nov. 25 2014 12:32 PMHow Railroads Advertised for Homesteaders to Settle in Indian Territory 
Holidays
Nov. 25 2014 10:15 AMGiving Thanks After a SplitWhen you’re a child of divorce, holiday celebrations can come with a lot of baggage.
Outward
Nov. 25 2014 8:30 AMGay Soccer Player Robbie Rogers on Coming Out and Handling Homophobia in the Locker Room
Doonan
Nov. 24 2014 3:43 PMShocked? Shocked!How to cause a scandal in a transgressive age.
Lexicon Valley
Nov. 24 2014 2:30 PMSounding Gay, Punk, or Jock: What Language Says About Your Social Group
Holidays
Nov. 24 2014 11:15 AMIn Praise of the Small ThanksgivingI used to wish for more guests at my holiday dinner. Now I know better.
The Shortcut
Nov. 24 2014 9:00 AMThe End of WrinklesThe simplest methods for fixing rumpled clothes, no iron required.
Inside Higher Ed
Nov. 21 2014 3:16 PMColleges and CosbyUniversities patronized by Bill Cosby wrestle with whether to distance themselves from the actor.
Outward
Nov. 21 2014 1:52 PMIs Foxcatcher Homophobic? Not Exactly, but Its Gay Subtext Is Troubling.
Atlas Obscura
Nov. 21 2014 12:33 PMThis Spanish Civil War Town Has Been Kept in a Ruined State
The Eye
Nov. 21 2014 11:41 AMWill Paris’ First Skyscraper in 40 Years Be a Giant Triangle?
Outward
Nov. 20 2014 5:37 PMWhat Does Intersex Mean? Is It the Same as Trans?
Dear Prudence
Nov. 25 2014 3:52 PMDear Prudence Live ChatFor Dec. 1, 2014.
Lexicon Valley
Nov. 25 2014 1:20 PMThe Judge Who Coined “Indict a Ham Sandwich” Was Himself Indicted
Lexicon Valley
Nov. 25 2014 12:57 PMWhat’s the Word for Turkey in Turkish?
Outward
Nov. 25 2014 12:00 PMRemembering the Revolutionary Roots of the Gay Rights Movement
Atlas Obscura
Nov. 25 2014 9:06 AMThis Red Path in a Forest Ravine Leads to Ultimate Bliss
Outward
Nov. 24 2014 3:57 PM“I’m Not Gay No More” Star Now Has an Album
Outward
Nov. 24 2014 2:47 PMEveryone—Not Just Queers—Should Read Stone Butch Blues
Atlas Obscura
Nov. 24 2014 1:18 PMGraffiti, Grandma Style: The Painted Village of Zalipie
The Eye
Nov. 24 2014 11:14 AMIkea Jumps on Retro Furniture Trend by Reissuing Its Own Designs
Quora
Nov. 23 2014 7:07 AMWhat’s It Like to Act in Both TV Shows and Movies?
Outward
Nov. 21 2014 2:30 PMHow Much Does Drag Cost? A Lot More Than You Might Think. 
Slate Picks
Nov. 21 2014 1:38 PMWhat Happened at Slate This Week?See if you can keep pace with the copy desk, Slate’s most comprehensive reading team.
The Vault
Nov. 21 2014 12:30 PMPeep Inside a Newspaper's Bustling Headquarters, Circa 1922
The Vault
Nov. 21 2014 9:48 AMDelicately Hand-Tinted Postcards Show How Early 20th-Century Tourists Viewed Japan 
Lexicon Valley
Nov. 20 2014 2:54 PMSorry Not Sorry: The Many Names for Non-Apologies

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