It's entirely in keeping with the judicial restraint we've been urging right-wing justices to observe. And it could have been much worse.

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A joke is making the rounds among Vladimir Putin’s opponents in Moscow: His two main accomplishments as Russia's president are Yuri Gagarin’s trip to space and Russia’s victory in World War II. This biting bit of sarcasm, which takes a swing at Pupin's populist rhetoric, actually gets at something much deeper. It reflects Putin’s vision of the country’s development as well as the style in which he communicates with his citizens and the international community. And yet, though people in Russia understand him, those in the West do not.

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Thomas Piketty Is Right

Everything you need to know about 'Capital in the Twenty-First Century'

The economist of the moment says inequality will get worse and worse unless we do something about it. Here's everything you need to know about 'Capital in the Twenty-First Century'

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Poor Cliven Bundy—his anti-government claptrap didn't impress rule-of-law conservatives. Too bad he didn't follow Hobby Lobby's lead.

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The latest nail in the coffin for racial preference in admissions.

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A Vice Correspondent Has Reportedly Been Taken Hostage by Pro-Russian Forces

Russia's newest export: abusing the press

Russia's newest export: abusing the press.

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GOP legislatures are committed to to insuring that their poorest constituents remain uninsured in perpetuity.

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We can turn the tables on these people. They’re the ones making unevidenced claims about reality, not us.

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In a new book, Elizabeth Warren is saying things Hillary should find nice. But actions speak louder than words. 

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This Earth Day, it seems environmental politicking has come full circle

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