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Books and the Arts

Why India’s boom years have been a bust.

The Nobel laureate’s short stories are her lasting legacy to the literary world.

In the stories of Kjell Askildsen, all that the men want is to be unseen.

Ebooks - Molly Ivins

News and Analysis

student debt

How for-profit colleges are allowing Wall Street investors to cash in, at student's expense.


What if, instead of accepting a future of climate catastrophe and private profits, we decide to change everything?

The bracing campaign for independence gave Scots a vision of a real political alternative.

Environmental Activists

Thoreau was right: “in Wildness is the preservation of the World.”

Norm Coleman

As the Obama administration counts on Saudi Arabia as a key ally against ISIS, the kingdom flexes its muscles in Washington.

Anti-gun activists

The Newtown tragedy was supposed to change everything about gun politics. Why it didn’t—and how reformers might still win.

The crisis in Iraq and Syria demands a political solution. Here are the key diplomatic steps needed to get there.

Despite the pretentions of our governing and pundit classes, America has neither the right nor the resources to act as a kind of tutor to burgeoning democracies.

Talking heads like former General Jack Keane are all over the news media fanning fears of IS. Shouldn’t the public know about their links to Pentagon contractors?



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