Why Obama's immigration order is a step forward for American exceptionalism, the reason Chuck Hagel was the wrong man to lead the Defense Department, the passive-aggressivity of a forwarded e-mail, and more...
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November 25, 2014
Self-Segregation: Why It's So Hard for Whites to Understand Ferguson
One reason for the racial divide over Michael Brown's death is that white Americans tend to talk mostly to other white people.
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When to Book Your Plane Ticket: A Guide
Two economists share what they've learned from tracking airfare's seemingly inscrutable fluctuations.
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Obama's Immigration Order: A Vote for American Exceptionalism
Giving undocumented residents legal status fosters the dream of upward mobility.
PETER BEINART
Chuck Hagel's Rise and Fall Had Nothing to Do With Foreign Policy
The media didn't understand that the defense secretary's role is not to set a course, but to execute it. Hagel never did that well.
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FYI, See Below
The purpose (and the sorrow) of the worst kind of email--the passive-aggressive forward
IAN BOGOST
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