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Rich White Man Smokes Pot, Poor Black (and Brown) Kids Pay

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I will live a long time and not forgive the Internet for making me read David Brooks’ New York Times weed opus. If… Read More

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On December 17, 2013,  South Sudan erupted in violent chaos after what their Read More

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The governor is at his ease, as always. Even in the 5 a.m. glare of the vast white tiled waiting room in Abuja Airport, he is immaculately… Read More

The Kochs Are Coming For Obamacare Voters

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In 2012, rich conservatives spent billions of dollars in order to defeat Barack Obama, and if that didn't work at least a bunch… Read More

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Insured, finally: Families put Obamacare to the real test

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For the 2.1 million people who’ve signed up for health insurance under the new federal and state exchanges, Jan. 1 is when… Read More

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Maybe it was the very fact of enjoying a wonderful Christmas with my family and friends, against the manufactured backlash to a nonexistent… Read More

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