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Slate: The Undercover Economist

Has the Republican Establishment Created a Monster?

<p>Last fall, when Jeb Bush was still mulling a bid for the presidency, <em>Bloomberg Politics</em> <a href="

The Culture “Bullets or Exposition” Edition

<p><strong>Listen to Culture Gabfest No. 363 with Stephen Metcalf, Laura Miller, and Dana Stevens with the audio player below:</strong></p>

Ted Kennedy, Jimmy Carter, and the Battle of the Robot Rule

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“Nobody Called CPS on Louis C.K.”

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Long-Lost Friend

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Texas Two-Steps All Over Voting Rights

<p>In 1965, Congress passed the Voting Rights Act, one of the most important pieces of legislation in U.S. history. It contained key protections for minority voters, especially blacks, who ha...

Obama’s Jewish Problem

<p>Racism, sexism, and discrimination of all kinds are hard to talk about. One reason why we don’t make progress on these issues is that we get locked into roles. Some of us feel mistreated...

All the Wisdom of the Ages

<p>If I were going to encourage you to take any one class simply because it’s good for the freshman soul, I would say this: Take some introductory literature class that forces you to memori...

Speak Up

<p>We speak aloud every day—some of us more than others. We chat with friends, force small talk with strangers, or yell at our kids. For the most part, we’re pretty good at verbal communi...


<p>The summer after my senior year of high school, I took an EMT class. I thought I might become a doctor, and training to be an emergency medical technician seemed like the best way to ease ...