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August 20, 2014

Not So Fast: Don't Write Off the Case Against Rick Perry

Rick Perry wants you to think he's a victim of a political witchhunt. He's wrong.

Conservatives Are Furious That Liberals Are Trying to Register Ferguson Residents to Vote

“I think it’s not only disgusting but completely inappropriate," said Missouri's GOP director.

New Dads Get More Breaks than New Moms in the Office

25% of people found it "admirable" when a man took care of his kids. Only 3% thought so about women. 

August 19, 2014

"No One Treats African-Americans Worse Than We Treat Each Other"

The troubling self-flagellation in Ferguson's black community.

The Catholic Church Prefers Medieval Barbarism to Modern Abortion

Women can be strapped down and force-fed until their fetus comes to term.

Obama's Biggest Problem: Political ADD

The president's inability to focus on a single issue is hurting him with voters

Twitter Grief Is Real Grief

There's nothing wrong with mourning celebrities online.

The Home of the Future Is Here, And It's Pretty Stupid

Do you really need to tweet from your refrigerator? 

Vintage Photos by the Man Whom Ansel Adams Called a "Roving Genius of Mind and Mountains"

Seven stunning images from the mountaineer, explorer, cartographer, and aerial photographer Bradford Washburn.

Uber Just Hired Obama's Most Ruthless Political Genius

David Plouffe has a lot in common with his new company's fanatical CEO.

Obama Is Right to Speak Softly About Race, But Not About Ferguson's Militarized Police

There is no excuse for the president's tepid remarks about the police.

This Is What It Was Like to Go to James Joyce's Birthday Party

And have him tell you what his favorite novels were. 

When Does the Ferguson Story End?

At least two things probably need to happen first. Here they are.

The Best Way to Be Your Own Boss: Selling Advice on How to Be Your Own Boss

A new wave of solopreneurs are capitalizing on people desperate for self-employment success. 

August 18, 2014

We've Been Here Before. A Solution Exists.

Ferguson can learn a lot from the Cincinnati race riots of 2001.

Now Even Republicans Are Being Accused of Waging a War on Coal

The upside-down politics of Kentucky's Senate race.

Stop Giving Money to the U.N.'s Relief Agency for Palestinians

It's the best hope for a Palestinian state.

This Young Man's Grandmother Died Unexpectedly. His Moving Photographs Document His Family's Grief.

Goseong Choi traveled to his family's remote South Korean village after losing his grandmother.

From Nazi Resistance to Ferguson's Unrest: The Weird History of the Molotov Cocktail

Those clever Finns invented the term to mock a Soviet minister.

The Right-Wing Response to Ferguson Is Depressingly Predictable

Once again, conservatives are questioning a black victim's character.

Houdini Loved to Use His Magic to Expose Real Con Artists

Houdini knew all about trickery—and used that to take down frauds.

Justice for Michael Brown Rests Almost Entirely in the Hands of This One Man

The most powerful person in Ferguson isn't a cop. It's the prosecutor

What Do Employees Think About The Future Of Work?

New survey results show that flexibilty and gender equality are the key to the future workplace

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