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Mississippi, Burned

Sarah Varney Politico The first year of the Affordable Care Act was, by almost every measure, an…

Mariah Blake

How the Christian Right Is Using Hobby Lobby and “Duck Dynasty” to Take Back America

Mariah Blake Mother Jones Pundits may be declaring the culture wars over, but conservative Christians are donning…

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Jassa’s Blog – The Power of a Vote

I voted today. I leisurely completed my ballot at home while researching nagging questions online about referendum…

Nia-Malika Henderson

How racial appeals to black voters have changed — and worsened — under Obama

Nia-Malika Henderson The Washington Post Making appeals based on race is not new in politics. It can…

Signe Brewster

How Google’s latest moonshot could change human health

Signe Brewster Gigaom Google is determining what exactly it means to be a healthy human being, which…

Christine Sisto

Why Cat-Calling Really is a Problem

Christine Sisto National Review A new video about street harassment has gone viral and it proves that…

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Christie and Cuomo: The Ebola Kings

Amy Davidson The New Yorker How many Ebola-quarantine policies does the United States have? And do any…

Gail Collins

What Women Want

Gail Collins The New York Times Women are big this election season. No group is more courted….

Nina Martin

This Alabama Judge Has Figured Out How to Dismantle Roe v. Wade

Nina Martin ProPublica In 2005, The Witherspoon School of Law and Public Policy held a conference in Virginia’s…

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Open Mouth, Insert Foot: Microsoft CEO Tells Women Techies to Trust “Karma” on Pay Inequity

Kara Swisher re/code In an interview today in front of the most prominent group of women techies,…

Liliana Segura

A Wrongful Conviction Robbed William Lopez of His Freedom, and Then His Life

Liliana Segura The Intercept On a snowy evening in late March, just over a year after walking…

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State Board of Ed member: ‘U.S. ended slavery voluntarily’

Susan Greene The Colorado Independent Colorado’s latest education official to condemn high school history course standards wonders…

Amy Goodman

Global Warming and Global Warring

Amy Goodman TruthDig Hours after 400,000 people joined in the largest climate march in history, the United…

Elizabeth Slattery

Overview of the U.S. Supreme Court’s October 2014 Term

Elizabeth Slattery The Heritage Foundation The Supreme Court of the United States begins its next term on…

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The Right to be Forgotten

Patricia J. Williams The Nation A debate erupted in the comment section of Dave Zirin’s Nation blog…

Dara Lind

What new Ray Rice video proves: the people who have the footage have the power

Dara Lind Vox Without documentation, the victim’s and aggressor’s accounts become a “he said, she said” —…

Peggy Noonan

What America Thinks About Iraq

Peggy Noonan The Patriot Post “The past is never dead. It’s not even past.” We are back…

Katie Nelson

Google Is Putting $50 Million Toward Getting Girls to Code

Katie Nelson Mashable Made With Code is a new Google initiative to motivate future female programmers. Only 18%of computer…

Gail Collins

Mitt! Again! What?

Gail Collins The New York Times Mitt Romney is back. Don’t leap to any conclusions. After all,…

Mary Fitzgerald

A Conversation With Abu Khattala

Mary Fitzgerald The New Yorker This past weekend, U.S. Special Forces captured Ahmed Abu Khattala, one of…