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Netflix wants to stream box-office films the day they come out. But how?

The reasons for the current dearth of frothy, funny, sigh-inducing entertainment are what an economist might call over-determined.

Kevin Roose thinks Jay Gatbsy's parties drove him into debt. But perhaps they were what made him rich.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • May 13, 2013
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Americans believed we were better off if men like Lincoln -- men born to illiterate parents in log cabins -- had the ability to lead the nation. And we were right. But if class is less binding today than it was in Lincoln's time, circumstance is more binding than it was in even our parents' time.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Nov 26, 2012
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