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Jack Germond: ‘I’m not saying another word until they bring me a martini’

A wonderful story about the late Jack Germond.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Aug 14, 2013

Google Reader dies today. Here’s why I’m not replacing it.

Dear Google Reader: You've been great. I've loved our time together. But maybe this is for the best.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Jul 1, 2013

Former surgeon general Everett Koop: An unsung hero in the fight against AIDS

Though he personally disapproved of homosexuality, the recently deceased Koop refused to let ideology stand in the way of science.

  • Joshua Green
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  • Feb 28, 2013

Aaron Swartz, American hero

The bullying prosecution of Aaron Swartz might be a sign that we're losing the tolerance for dissent, irreverence, and disrespect for authorities that made this country great.

  • Tim Lee
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  • Jan 13, 2013

RIP James Buchanan: The man who got economists to care about politics

James Buchanan was key in getting economics to recognize that politicians, too, respond to incentives, and often create bad policies as a result.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Jan 9, 2013

Jack Klugman’s secret, lifesaving legacy

You probably know Jack Klugman for his role as the crusading medical examiner on "Quincy." You probably don't know his role as a crusading policy entrepreneur in Washington.

  • Joshua Green
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  • Dec 25, 2012