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Budget Failures, Displacement, Zika—Welcome to Rio’s $11.9B Summer Olympics
The disaster in Brazil is an extreme version of what happens when the International Olympic Committee comes to town.
July 25, 2016
The Problem With the International Olympic Committee’s Decision on Russia
The problem isn't Russian doping. It's the absence of any moral authority in the IOC.
July 21, 2016
Why I’m Afraid for My Son With Autism and His Black Caregivers
It’s clear to me that Charles Kinsey was concerned about keeping his patient safe. Why did the police see something so different?
Marie Myung-Ok Lee
July 20, 2016
A New Study Adds Fuel to Calls for a Fracking Ban
On the eve of the Democratic National Convention, researchers found that people living near fracking activity face a “significantly higher
” risk of asthma attacks.
July 19, 2016
Nearly Half of All Women in Jail Are Disabled
The disproportionate impact of the criminal-justice system on Americans with disabilities.
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July 13, 2016
Diapers, and Welfare Policy, Need Changing in Washington
Helping low-income families address one of the messiest aspects of early childhood is Congress’s duty.
July 11, 2016
Hillary Clinton’s Technology Agenda Isn’t Good Enough
And Bernie Sanders deserves some of the blame, too.
Micah L. Sifry
July 8, 2016
There Are 15,000 Nuclear Weapons Still Posing an Intolerable Threat to Humanity
These mayors are trying to change that.
Mayor Frank Cownie
July 8, 2016
How the US and Israel Almost Caused Global Computer Catastrophe
, Alex Gibney examines the terrifying potential of cyberwarfare.
July 7, 2016
Clinton Could Gain Voters’ Trust by Facing Her E-mail Scandal Head-On
Alex Gibney on cyber war, Ben Ehrenreich and Amy Wilentz on life in the West Bank, Joan Walsh on Clinton’s e-mail, and a farewell to Garrison Keillor.
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