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Welcome limits

End the NSA’s collection of phone data.

Out of the closet

Liberals are enjoying a comeback.

Trivializing genocide

A new book misses the mark on the Holocaust.

Casual Christianity

The decline of religion as civic assumption.

Reining in the GOP clown show

  • Reining in the GOP clown show

    Reining in the GOP clown show

    The Koch brothers step in.

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  • A drug cartel’s power

    A drug cartel’s power

    Venezuela’s other crisis gets hard to ignore.

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  • Front line of care for vets

    Front line of care for vets

    Families are doing government’s job.

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  • How to eliminate the pay gap?

    How to eliminate the pay gap?

    Ban salary negotations.

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Outlook & Opinions

A better way to deliver innovation to the world

A better way to deliver innovation to the world

New ideas based on new science aren’t getting the funding they need.

Always a bridesmaid (for hire)

Always a bridesmaid (for hire)

For a fee, Jen Glantz will be a bride’s everything.

This technique will let you enjoy the deep, mystical sleep of our ancestors

This technique will let you enjoy the deep, mystical sleep of our ancestors

Turning your lights off at dusk will result in better sleep plus a period of serene meditation every night.

Feminists want us to define ugly sexual encounters as rape. Don’t let them.

Feminists want us to define ugly sexual encounters as rape. Don’t let them.

We need to stop prosecuting bad behavior as rape.

Why we may never have a millennial president

Why we may never have a millennial president

In ‘Running From Office,’ Jennifer L. Lawless and Richard L. Fox explain why young people disdain politics.

A prescription for Baltimore’s health

A prescription for Baltimore’s health

Treating addictions and mental health problems can heal the city.

Renew the U.S. commitment to sex education

Renew the U.S. commitment to sex education

Sex education can help ensure that young people take responsibility for their sexual health.

The best way to eliminate the gender pay gap? Ban salary negotiations.

The best way to eliminate the gender pay gap? Ban salary negotiations.

At the bargaining table, women are in a no-win situation.

Behind the making of a super bomb

Behind the making of a super bomb

Kenneth W. Ford recounts his role in the invention of the hydrogen bomb.

Five myths about traffic

Five myths about traffic

All we need to do is build more roads and raise the speed limits, right?

Who had the worst week in Washington? The NSA’s Mike Rogers.

Who had the worst week in Washington? The NSA’s Mike Rogers.

The agency finds itself without many friends in Congress when it comes to mass collection of phone data.

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