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Joel Klein's autobiography is basically a work of fiction about American education policy. The American Prospect | 16 min (4,109 words)
Romney's latest health care quote is a reminder of how little he understands the rest of America.
Want to encourage campaign workers to eat dinner and breathe? There's an app for that.
Two weeks after the first presidential debate and on the eve of the second, it is clear that Mitt Romney’s surge is more than an evanescent bump. He has moved into the lead in the national poll of polls (something John Kerry never quite managed despite his victory in the first 2004 debate), and a number of swing states have shifted in his direction. This 2012 election is now in the zone where the Electoral College comes into play. So let’s look at where the race stands from that perspective.
October 12, 2012
North Carolina's Research Triangle Park was a cutting edge workplace, in the 1950s. Now, people don't even want to show up for work. Can it be fixed?