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The Unthinkable Scale of the Syrian Refugee CrisisJordan’s fourth largest city is a refugee camp. Lebanon’s population is a quarter refugee.
“Cairo Writes, Beirut Publishes, and Baghdad Reads”The fallen culture of Iraq and the legacy of the U.S. invasion.
So, You Missed Oral Argument … AGAIN?Oral arguments in the Hobby Lobby Supreme Court case in four minutes of video.
Who’s In and Who’s Out?Obama is offering a reprieve to millions of unauthorized immigrants. Exactly who gets one will be determined by a string of wonky details.
“That’s Called Jim Crow”Philip Gourevitch on America’s hypocritical interventions in Africa.
How People Are Wired to Connect The startling parallels between human social groups and online video games.
Watching Richard III With Bashar al-AssadNot long ago, the Syrian dictator was a darling of the West.
Command, Control, Delete How Clinton’s team responds to questions about her private email account will tell us a lot about how the Clinton White House would operate.
The Tamir Rice Case Is Another Example of Good Police Standing Behind Reckless, Dangerous Colleagues
The “Most Pleasurable Portrayal of Libertarianism“ Bonus Segment David, Emily, and John discuss what Parks and Recreation got right about government.