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July 23, 2014

Chief Happiness Officer Is the Latest, Creepiest Job in Corporate America

You will be happy, dammit. And Big Brother will make sure of it.

July 22, 2014

Ignore the Naysayers: Dodd-Frank Reforms Are Finally Paying Off

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This past year has seen four major wins on financial reform.

The Most Dangerous Man in Ukraine Is an Obsessive War Reenactor Playing Now with Real Weapons

And he comments on antique message boards with the username "Cat."

What Malcolm Gladwell Gets Wrong About Spying

Double agents can cause damage.

You Are Now Entering the Demented Kingdom of William T. Vollmann

Home to goddesses, dreams, and a dangerously uncorrupted literary mind.

Woody Allen's Worst Film Yet

After Blue Jasmine, his latest is a major disappointment. 

The Latest Obamacare Lawsuits Simply Want to Cripple the Law

Millions would lose financial assistance for buying insurance. That's just what the law's critics want.

This Is Why Economists Are Frightened of a Republican White House

Just about every economist disagrees with this GOP congressman's bill.

This Sculptor Piles People on Top of Each Other to Make Art

And rethinking public spaces in the process.

Bring Back the Wet Nurse!

It might be the answer for stressed-out moms who want their babies breastfed.

The Article That Told the World About the Holocaust

Varian Fry's landmark report, "The Massacre of the Jews."

Harry Reid Might Have Saved Obamacare by Going Nuclear

When the Senate "went nuclear," he may not have known that it could save Obamacare.

The Malaysia Airlines Corpses Were Used as a Sickening PR Stunt for the Ukrainian Rebels' Fake Republic

The Donetsk People's Republic is willing to go to awful lengths to make itself seem legitimate.

This Shamefully Dishonest Obamacare Ruling Could Blow Up in the GOP's Face

This ACA lawsuit is a vile solicitation of right wing judicial activism—and two right wing judges just accepted it.

Israel Should Immediately Send Medical Supplies Into Gaza

It will help the victims, annoy the perpetrators, and change the course of the  war.

It's a Summer of Record Heat, Drought, and Wildfires

It's not just the time of year and it's not just you.

Erick Erickson and Ron Fournier Tweeting About "Leadership" Is Everything Wrong With Politics

But, sadly, they do—and they're making a huge deal out of it. 

How to Save Iraq

This is the best, or the least bad, solution to the current crisis.

July 21, 2014

Don't Send Your Kid to the Ivy League

The nation's top colleges are turning our kids into zombies.

Democrats' Agenda Is Getting Stale

Hold the applause on Elizabeth Warren's Netroots speech.

'Harriet the Spy' Predicted Our Surveillance State

Harriet's domestic spying was eerily similar to the NSA's 

Bridging The Partisan Gap By Befriending The Other Side

CNN's S.E. Cupp and Van Jones explain their bipartisan friendship

This Dinner Party Explains How Engineers And Lobbyists See The World Differently

POLITICO’s Mike Allen sheds light on the evolving relationship between the valley and the swamp.

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