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Will Preet Bharara, New York’s Anti-Corruption Crusader, Run for Higher Office?

The powerful US Attorney insists he’s not interested—but even if he changes his mind, recent legal setbacks may foil his chances.

by William D. Cohan

From signature strikes in Pakistan to police violence in Baltimore, the state is seemingly uninterested in even counting how many people it kills.
Posted Apr 29 2015 - 1:37pm
Are these two “culture wars” issues really that similar?
Posted Apr 22 2015 - 2:11pm
More and more, mainstream political campaigns are dressing up fundraising pleas with the scary language of collection agencies. 
Posted Apr 14 2015 - 2:21pm

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While honoring the legacy of American communists, 
a new generation of radicals has chosen to organize under 
the “socialist” banner.

House destroyed by an air strike in southern Yemen

From Vietnam to Pakistan, the business of counting deaths by American hands has never been simple math.

(AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

The fallout from the Edward Snowden fiasco wasn’t just political—it was largely economic.

(AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

In 1950, Baltimore was the sixth-most-populous city in the country. Today, it is 26th, and its remaining poor black residents are cut off from their more affluent neighbors.

President Obama

The “We’re Number One!” attitude is a disease eating at the very root of our principles.

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