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 2021-02-09 16:52 

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Can We Stop Obsessing Over Every Personnel Decision Made by The New York Times ?...

Using isolated HR moves at the paper of record, such as the recent departure of Donald McNeil, as parables for an entire industry has its limits....

 2021-02-09 11:01 

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Overworked, Underpaid, and Cutting Corners: The Crisis in Home Health Care...

Employees of LHC Group describe a business model that prioritized profits and compromised patient care. Soon they reached a breaking point: "It just didn't make me feel right, doing what I did."...

 2021-02-09 11:00 

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The Unheroic Life of Stan Lee...

In a career of many flops, he laid claim to the outsized success of Marvel Comics....

 2021-02-09 11:00 

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The Comedy Industry Has a Big Alt-Right Problem...

How safe spaces for transgressive humor, both online and in real life, helped breed a hateful ideology...

 2021-02-09 00:47 

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Don't Believe the Bad Press About the Economic Impact of a $15 Minimum Wage...

The media is giving the CBO's analysis short shrift, but the news is great for the economy and the working class....

 2021-02-08 23:59 

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The Historical Revisionism of Trump's Impeachment Defense...

The president's counsel will try to convince Congress to forget the months leading up to the Capitol riots....

 2021-02-08 20:54 

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George Shultz, the Godfather of the Discredited Laffer Curve...

The late secretary of state helped bring an economic monster to Washington....

 2021-02-08 18:12 

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The Colorado River Crisis Is a National Crisis...

Colorado River drought and water supply issues could soon affect 12 percent of Americans....

 2021-02-08 16:53 

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Tesla's Bitcoin Buy Is a Reckless, Destructive Troll...

Elon Musk's car company quietly bought $1.5 billion worth of Bitcoin while he hyped the digital currency on Twitter....

 2021-02-08 11:01 

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Can There Ever Be a Working-Class Republican Party?...

The party of the country club tries to embrace a new egalitarian economic agenda....

 2021-02-08 11:00 

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Trump's Final Defense of His Presidency May Be His Most Deranged...

He's misreading the Constitution and claiming to be the real victim of the Capitol riots....

 2021-02-08 11:00 

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The Justice Department Is Way Too White...

Biden has taken some critical first steps in making the Department of Justice more representative of America, but there's more work to be done....

 2021-02-08 11:00 

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The Human Factor Tallies the What Ifs of Israel-Palestine Peace Talks...

Dror Moreh's new documentary is an intimate study of the talks' top negotiators and what they missed....

 2021-02-08 11:00 

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The Alabama Town That Could Defeat Jeff Bezos...

The Amazon billionaire is trying to crush a unionization effort at a warehouse in Bessemer. But David and Goliath fights are in the town's DNA....

 2021-02-08 11:00 

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Democrats Are Screwing Up Trump's Impeachment Trial...

They have one final chance to prove his guilt in inciting the Capitol riot—and they're squandering it....

 2021-02-07 20:43 

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George Shultz, The Nowhere Man...

Shultz is a repairman, but we need a strategist....

 2021-02-06 11:00 

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The Blue Dog Democrats Have a Point...

Moderates want the White House to abandon its current approach to Covid-19 relief. And they make a good case....

 2021-02-05 19:14 

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Larry Summers Is Finally, Belatedly Irrelevant...

The longtime economic consigliere tried to blow up Biden's stimulus. He ended up making it clear that no one is listening to him anymore....

 2021-02-05 18:06 

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The Democratic Party Has a Fatal Misunderstanding of the QAnon Phenomenon...

Their belief that this surreal conspiracy has arisen because of the poor education of its adherents is based in classism, not reality....

 2021-02-05 17:55 

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It's a Joke to Let Mitt Romney Set the Horizon on Child Poverty...

The Utah Senator's plan for a basic income to families is an improvement on what's out there. It's also an incredibly narrow vision of what the government can do for the most vulnerable....

 2021-02-05 11:00 

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The Twisted "Patriotism" of the Far Right...

Vigilante groups have taken up the trappings of the Revolutionary War to justify their insurrection....

 2021-02-05 11:00 

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Painting With John Perfects the Art of Instruction...
 2021-02-05 11:00 

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Inside the West Virginian Movement to Push Joe Manchin to the Left...

The wild variety of grassroots organizers hoping to give the nudge to the senator all agree on one thing: The old ways won't work....

 2021-02-05 11:00 

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Georgia Republicans Are Working to Rig Elections So They Never Lose Again...

After losing both Senate seats to Democrats, the state's GOP legislators have proposed a spate of new voter suppression laws....

 2021-02-04 20:00 

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Fox News and Newsmax Have Lost Their Mojo...

Why right-wing cable news is in the midst of an existential crisis...

 2021-02-04 19:57 

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What Lesson Did the Democrats Learn From the Obama Years, Exactly?...

It's great news that Biden and Democrats in Congress are going it alone on economic relief. Somehow, fewer Americans might get stimulus checks anyway....

 2021-02-04 19:02 

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Kroger Fires 200 Workers Out of Spite...

The grocery giant shuttered two stores rather than follow a law requiring a $4 raise during the pandemic....

 2021-02-04 12:50 

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Could "Amtrak Joe" Revolutionize Public Transport?...

If Joe Biden wants to expand the railway, he'll have to learn from historical failures....

 2021-02-04 11:00 

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How the Military Turns Troops Into Extremists...

Why are veterans trying to tear down the country they once swore to protect?...

 2021-02-04 11:00 

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Why Biden and Harris Are Right About "Equity"...

Equality of opportunity is important, too, but it's not enough to fix the vast economic disparities in America today....

 2021-02-04 11:00 

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The GameStop Saga and the Incoherent Politics of the Stock Market...

Republicans have long encouraged stock ownership in the belief that it will turn Americans conservative, but does the evidence bear that out?...

 2021-02-03 19:46 

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Everyone Wins If the Republicans Banish Marjorie Taylor Greene—Including Her...

The Georgia congresswoman doesn't care about legislating anyway, so why won't the GOP remove her from committees?...

 2021-02-03 18:04 

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Free the Covid Vaccine Patents...

Biden could use the Defense Production Act much more aggressively to speed vaccination and fight the development of new Covid-19 variants....

 2021-02-03 18:03 

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The Ascension of Marjorie Taylor Greene...

The Georgia congresswoman is not some wayward suburban CrossFit wife, a Trump supporter caught in a conspiratorial riptide. She has only benefited from being so underestimated....

 2021-02-03 17:57 

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Amazon Won't Stop Until It'sDevoured the Economy...

Jeff Bezos may be stepping down as CEO, but he and the company are more powerful than ever. Can Washington stop them?...

 2021-02-03 11:01 

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Joe Manchin, King of the Senate...

The Democratic senator has survived in West Virginia by casting himself as a champion of working people. Will his fixation on bipartisanship prevent him from living up to the role?...

 2021-02-03 11:00 

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What Is Kink?...

A new collection of stories edited by the R.O. Kwon and Garth Greenwell explores the line between good taste and desire fulfilled....

 2021-02-03 11:00 

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Gavin Newsom Is Blowing It...

The California governor's fumbled response to the Covid-19 crisis has fueled a surprisingly potent recall campaign against him....

 2021-02-03 11:00 

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The Cancer Eating the GOP Isn't Marjorie Taylor Greene...

Mitch McConnell got kudos for condemning the QAnon-supporting nutjob. He doesn't deserve it....

 2021-02-03 11:00 

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The Case of the Sick Spies...

Has Russia been zapping American embassies with a secret weapon?...

 2021-02-03 11:00 

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The Rich Mothers of the Insurrection...

Pro-Trump women's groups were the Trojan horse of the deadly Capitol riot....

 2021-02-03 11:00 

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Transcript: The Unsolved Mystery of Havana Syndrome...

A transcript of Episode 24 of The Politics of Everything, "The Case of the Sick Spies"Tim Weiner: The building that housesAmerican diplomats and spies in Havana is a heavily fortified compound, a bigcube, and i......

 2021-02-03 11:00 

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Originalism Is Dead. Long Live Catholic Natural Law....

On the "postliberal"; future of the federal courts...

 2021-02-02 16:48 

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Biden Is Wise to Negotiate With Senate Republicans...

With the pandemic raging and millions still out of work, there is a case for moving swiftly to pass an imperfect stimulus bill....

 2021-02-02 11:00 

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The Forever Disease: How Covid-19 Became a Chronic Condition...

Thousands of people have been suffering a slew of crazy post-infection syndromes for months—and there's no end in sight....

 2021-02-02 11:00 

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Blow Up the Donor-to-Ambassador Pipeline...

Joe Biden has the chance to curtail a corrupt practice that official Washington has long ignored....

 2021-02-02 11:00 

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Andrew Cuomo Needed Donald Trump...

Without the former president as a foil, Cuomo's handling of Covid-19 is finally being scrutinized....

 2021-02-02 11:00 

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The White Tiger Inverts the Indian Rags-to-Riches Story...

The adaptation of Aravind Adiga's novel explores the cruelties of making it big....

 2021-02-01 20:34 

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American Agriculture Is Broken, and Tom Vilsack Is Not the Man to Fix It...

Biden's pick for agriculture secretary brings stale solutions to growing crises like climate change and labor inequality....

 2021-02-01 15:08 

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Don't Treat Climate Change as a National Security Risk...

The last thing the warming world needs is for rich nations to double down on self interest....

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