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The Most Important Tech Issue Nobody’s Talking About
October 24, 2012

Software patents aren't great debate fodder. But you'd think the candidates would at least recognize their importance when talking to nerds.

Where Woody Guthrie's Anti-Commercial Legacy has Lived On
October 23, 2012

Woody Guthrie was one of the fathers of free culture before it was a movement, the Lawrence Lessig of the guitar.

Mike Bloomberg’s Genius Idea
October 19, 2012

Thanks to Mike Bloomberg, politicians around the country will now be like starving artists: hoping for the call that anoints them a lucky winner.

The Critic Wall Street Loves to Lunch With
October 19, 2012

Felix Salmon’s foppish war on the banks.

The Campaign to Steal Ohio
October 19, 2012

Meet the Republican former punk rocker who could decide the election.

The Mormon Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism
October 19, 2012

How the revelation to Joseph Smith led to Bain Capital.

Martin Amis: State of Decline
October 19, 2012

James Wolcott reviews Martin Amis's "Lionel Asbo: State of England."

How John F. Kennedy's Appeasement Strategy Averted a Nuclear Holocaust
October 14, 2012

The real lesson of the Cuban Missile Crisis.

The VP Debate’s Biggest Missed Opportunity
October 12, 2012

The first debate between two Catholics, and all we got was a lousy abortion question?

Don’t Reform Taxes. Raise Them.
October 09, 2012

Sen. Chuck Schumer says we don’t need tax reform, we need a tax increase. He’s right.

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