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Books and the Arts

Does David Bromwich’s idea of a Burkean left amount to anything more than contempt for Obama?

How Scarlett Johansson learned to become aloof from her own seductiveness.

“Darling, this is Alessandro Spina, who is trying to make Italians feel guilty about their colonial crimes.”

Ebooks - Molly Ivins

News and Analysis

Zephyr Teachout

Andrew Cuomo’s unlikely challenger for Governor of New York is gaining endorsements and giving him a headache.

Immigrant Children

An overwhelmed system struggles to meet President Obama’s order to fast-track deportation hearings on 62,000 lone child migrants.

There’s at least one line every Marine knows: “Never point a weapon at anything you do not intend to shoot.” The St. Louis County Police Department apparently never received that memo.


Newspapers in America may be closing up shop, but muckrakers around the world are holding corrupt officials and corporate cronies accountable like never before.

Guatemalan Children

The so-called “border crisis” is anything but new. And the debate over where to temporarily detain the children is beside the point. 

Not if activists succeed in making the genetic modification of food politically unsustainable.



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Tom Tomorrow

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