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The World
Dec. 18 2014 3:41 PMThis is Not How We Imagined Cuba's Isolation Would End   
Politics
Dec. 18 2014 11:48 AMWhy Selma Matters TodayThe film offers a vital lesson for those who want to confront police violence today.
Culturebox
Dec. 17 2014 8:04 PMThe Sony Emails Are Fair GameNo, Aaron Sorkin, reporting on the hacked documents is not “spectacularly dishonorable.”
Politics
Dec. 17 2014 6:15 PMJet Fuel Is Cheap. Plane Tickets Aren’t.Airlines are making record profits. Don’t bet on them passing any of that money along to you.
Politics
Dec. 17 2014 5:26 PMIs Jeb Bush Ready to Run?His early moves are smart. But does he have the temperament for the modern campaign?
Jurisprudence
Dec. 17 2014 8:00 AMThe Price of DeathWhy capital punishment cases are in steep decline, even in Texas.
Politics
Dec. 16 2014 5:36 PMDick Cheney’s AmericaOf course Americans are OK with torture. Look at how we treat our prisoners.
The World
Dec. 16 2014 3:46 PMAmericans Don’t Care about Torture, But They Are Against Waterboarding. Why?
The World
Dec. 16 2014 11:22 AMWe Overestimated Putin Before. Let’s Not Underestimate Him Now. 
The Big Idea
Dec. 15 2014 6:29 PMStop Publishing the Sony HacksYou’re not promoting free speech—you’re helping to censor.
The World
Dec. 15 2014 3:48 PMWhat America Learned About Torture From Israel and Britain
The World
Dec. 15 2014 1:26 PMHow Serious Is Australia’s Terrorism Problem?
Politics
Dec. 12 2014 8:05 PMA Subtle HighDespite Congress’ attempts to block D.C.’s legalization, there’s a major pro-pot provision hidden in the 2015 spending bill.
Politics
Dec. 12 2014 4:36 PMWhat Happened at Slate This Week?Betsy Woodruff’s assessment of Slate’s #WarOnChristmas beat.
Politics
Dec. 12 2014 12:35 PMTea Party DemocratsDoes President Obama have a rebellion brewing in his ranks?
Politics
Dec. 18 2014 3:03 PMThe Prelude to a RaceWhy Elizabeth Warren won’t run and Jeb Bush won’t win.
Political Gabfest
Dec. 18 2014 9:03 AMWe Were Doing It Wrong: The Very First Political GabfestWatch Emily, John, and David review their inaugural Gabfest from 2005.
War Stories
Dec. 17 2014 6:18 PMThe New Age of CyberwarfareWhy we should expect more attacks on companies like Sony Pictures. 
The World
Dec. 17 2014 5:29 PMObama’s Motives Are Clear, but Why Does Cuba Want to Re-establish Relations With the U.S.?
The World
Dec. 17 2014 11:19 AMThe Cuban Embargo Is One of the Least Effective Foreign Policy Initiatives in U.S. History
Politics
Dec. 17 2014 12:22 AMWhat White Privilege Really MeansIt’s not about what whites get. It’s about what blacks don’t.
Jurisprudence
Dec. 16 2014 5:21 PMThe Doomed Sandy Hook LawsuitA sweeping federal gun law could prevent the parents of the school shooting’s victims from ever getting justice.
Jurisprudence
Dec. 16 2014 2:51 PMThe Supreme Court Ignores the Lessons of FergusonAs the rest of the country worries about police overreach, the justices give cops yet more latitude. 
Politics
Dec. 15 2014 8:39 PMTed Cruz Just Did Obama a Big FavorThe senator’s attempt to block the president’s immigration order may have opened the door to a number of his political appointees.
Politics
Dec. 15 2014 6:11 PMJeb Bush Wants You to Read His EmailAnd that may be just the beginning of a very different presidential run.
Politics
Dec. 15 2014 1:52 PMPrejudice All AroundIn Ferguson, all sides failed to adjust their opinions to the evidence.
Politics
Dec. 15 2014 1:24 PMThe GOP’s Tortured LogicRepublicans have widely accepted Cheney’s defense of torture. If Obama is acting like a monarch, how were the Bush administration’s actions not far worse?
Politics
Dec. 12 2014 6:23 PMCIA on the CouchWhy there would have been no torture without the psychologists.
Propublica
Dec. 12 2014 4:17 PMExploding Trains, Horrific Labor Camps, and Prison Corruption#MuckReads: A weekly roundup of investigative reporting from ProPublica.
Roads & Kingdoms
Dec. 12 2014 8:08 AMShow Me the YuanSuperagent Sheng Li wants to bring Hollywood-style talent management to Chinese sports. 

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