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So what comes next -- opening to democracy, or a crackdown on the opposition?

  • Lovise Aalen
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  • Ethiopia
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  • 1 day ago
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Libertarians like to say that the best antidote to bad speech is good speech. Russian trolls have discovered is that the best antidote to good speech is bad speech.

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A passionate minority that votes on an issue outweighs an indifferent majority.

  • Benjamin G. Bishin
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  • Weapons
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  • 1 day ago
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  • Perspective

The Week In One Song

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Are Americans polarized — or do they just want to ignore politics entirely?

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Maybe they'd feel differently if it was really happening. Maybe not.

  • German Feierherd, Noam Lupu, Susan Stokes
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  • Public Opinion
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  • 2 days ago
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Mass shootings are often followed by public discussions about whether various gun policies might have prevented the violence.

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Using a truck as a weapon is just less efficient than using a weapon as a weapon.

  • Kieran Healy
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  • Weapons
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  • 3 days ago
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And places with more tolerance for unpopular opinions are the very same places with more protest activity.

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If you look at U.N. votes, the United States doesn't have many friends. But there are more effective ways to target aid.

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