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The All-American Al Qaeda Suicide Bomber | CNN

Seconds before he detonated the massive truck bomb that killed him and a number of Syrian soldiers two months ago, Moner Mohammad Abu-Salha


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Why Am I Moving to the Left? | Politico

In my late 50s, at a time of life when most people are supposed to be drifting into a cautious conservatism, I am surprised to find myself m


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Thrown Out of Court

Lina Khan: "Late last year a massive data hack at Target exposed as many as 110 million consumers around the country to identity theft and f


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Worse Than Michelle Rhee: Teachers And Public Schools Have A Shocking New ...

In another recent conversation occurring on Salon with Thomas Frank, Barry Lynn of the New America Foundation pointed out that the Democrati


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The Old Boys Club and the Failure of Peacekeeping

Not only should women be at the negotiating table, they need to be part of the conversation.


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What John Roberts Doesn’t Get About Corruption

Quite a lot, it turns out.


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A Hachette Job

We could’ve seen this coming. Amazon, embroiled in protracted negotiations over new contract terms with the book publisher Hachette, is usin


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Return of the Drones?

The hiatus was the longest pause in the controversial CIA program since 2006, and the drones' sudden return begs the questions: Why now? And


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Bush's toxic legacy in Iraq

From where did ISIS spring? One of George W. Bush's most toxic legacies is the introduction of al Qaeda into Iraq, which is the ISIS mother


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How America became uncompetitive and unequal

Since the early 1980s, executives and financiers have consolidated control over dozens of industries across the U.S. economy. From cable com


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A Father's Day Wish

This Father's Day, I'm thinking about the many ways that dads and moms keep the ever-whirling merry-go-round of life with small kids managea


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Right-wing extremists strike again

The Millers appear to have been motivated by extreme far-right views. The couple left a flag at the scene of the crime with the words "Don't