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Oil Prices Are Dropping. Will We Turn Into Gas-Guzzling, Energy Monsters Again?
The New Republic Online - 5 Hours ago
I n the 1970s, years of high oil prices forced the United States to get more strategic about how it used fossil fuel. Drivers switched from Detroit-made gas-guzzlers to Japanese econo-boxes. House builders
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Gas Prices Have Gone Way Down. Why Aren't Republicans Thanking Obama?
The New Republic Online - 9 Hours ago
R emember in early 2012, when gas prices were approaching $4 per gallon? Republicans were eager to blame President Obama for consumers having to pay more at the pump. “[Obama] gets full credit or blame
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The CDC's New Ebola Plan Is Better Than a Travel Ban
The New Republic Online - 9 Hours ago
T he Centers for Disease Control just announced new measures designed to stop international visitors from spreading  Ebola in the U.S. Under the new system, anybody who has been recently to Guinea, Liberia,
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Let Chris Christie Legalize Sports Gambling. It Won't Ruin the Game.
The New Republic Online - 9 Hours ago
L ast Friday, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed into law a bill legalizing sports gambling in his state. Casinos and racetracks began preparing to take bets as soon as this weekend. But the four
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The Anti-'Klinghoffer' Protests Are the Best Thing That Could Happen to the Metropolitan
The New Republic Online - 9 Hours ago
J ohn Adams’s The Death of Klinghoffer opened at the Metropolitan Opera Monday night amid angry protests. The opera is based on the real-life, 1985 hijacking of a cruise-ship by Palestinian terrorists
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BP Didn't Ruin the Gulf, Writes a Politico Contributor Paid by BP
The New Republic Online - 10 Hours ago
I n an opinion piece published Tuesday by Politico Magazine, " No, BP Didn't Ruin the Gulf ," author Geoff Morrell writes that the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster, the worst off-shore oil spill in American
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The Federal Reserve Shouldn't End Its Stimulus Program Yet
The New Republic Online - 15 Hours ago
A t 2pm next Wednesday, the Federal Reserve will likely announce that it is ending its quantitative easing program. That may sound boring, but it’s been the Fed’s most powerful tool over the past few
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The Seeds of a New Labor Movement
American Prospect - 21 Hours ago
This article is from the Fall 2014 issue of The American Prospect magazine. I f anyone has the right to be upbeat about the prospects of the American labor movement, it should be David Rolf, the president
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The GOP's Attack on Mark Warner Is One of the Most Hypocritical of This Election
The New Republic Online - 10/22/2014
T his has not been the most enlightening or nourishing of election seasons, to put it mildly. There are few substantive themes or arguments defining the debate; campaigns have instead been consumed by
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I Was a Peace Corps Volunteer in Ukraine 20 Years Ago. Now I'm a War Reporter There.
The New Republic Online - 10/22/2014
K IEV, Ukraine — In the winter of 1994, President Bill Clinton arrived at Kiev's Boryspil airport to seal the deal with a reluctant President Leonid Kravchuk to hand over Ukraine’s inherited stock of
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The GOP Looks Surprisingly Weak in Midterm Governor Races
The New Republic Online - 10/22/2014
M uch of the chatter about next month's midterm election has focused on Republican gains in the Senate, possibly enough to take control of the chamber . The chatter has even taken a triumphalist tone
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The U.S. Is Still Violating the Anti-Torture Treaty It Signed 20 Years Ago
The New Republic Online - 10/21/2014
T uesday marked the 20 th anniversary of the U.S. ratification of the U.N. Convention Against Torture  (CAT), but there’s not much cause for celebration. The U.S. was slow to join the treaty in the first
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SCOTUS to Texas: Go Forth and Discriminate Against Your Citizens Starting Monday
American Prospect - 10/21/2014
The Supreme Court said Saturday that, for the first time, it is allowing a voting law to be used for an election even though a federal judge, after conducting a trial, found the law is racially discriminatory
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Why Liberals Love (and Trust) NPR
American Prospect - 10/21/2014
The Pew Research Center has one of its ginormous studies out today, this one about polarization and media use, and as usual it's full of interesting stuff. I want to make a point about news in general
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When Guns Trample Speech, Do We Have a Democracy?
American Prospect - 10/21/2014
D on’t look now, but I think the Second Amendment just stomped on the First. Last week, the New York Times reported on the death and rape threats to which Anita Sarkeesian, a feminist cultural critic,
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The Right Wing Echo Chamber Extends Far Beyond Fox News
The New Republic Online - 10/21/2014
E ver wonder why conservatives don’t believe humans are causing global warming, despite widespread agreement among scientists? Or that President Obama was born in America, even though he has produced
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A Reporter Got This Rare Interview With Chairman Mao in 1965, Even Though China
The New Republic Online - 10/21/2014
I n a rare interview which lasted about four hours, Mao Tse-tung conversed with me on topics ranging over what he himself called shan nan hai pei , or “from south of the mountains to north of the seas.”
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Two Reasons You Should Be Less Hysterical About Ebola Today
The New Republic Online - 10/21/2014
T he news about Ebola last week was relentless, depressing, and scary. On Monday the news was reassuring and even a little hopeful, thanks to a pair of key developments. One was in Texas , where, according
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I'm a Black Journalist. I'm Quitting Because I'm Tired of Newsroom Racism.
The New Republic Online - 10/21/2014
M y first job in media was as a television producer. I was 28 years old, eager and brimming with ideas, some of which I’m sure were good and others of which I’m sure were not. Not long after starting
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America's Most Elusive Military Hero Finally Gets His Due
The New Republic Online - 10/21/2014
M ilitary heroes acquire cultural resonance by being larger than life. They upset empires and found republics, as did George Washington. After vanquishing their foes, they become presidents, as did Ulysses
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Ebola is much less scary than Hollywood's 'Contagion.' Or is it?
Los Angeles Times - 10/14/2014
While disposing of a body in a mass grave, one man in a hazmat suit turns to another and asks, "When did we run out of body bags?" "Two days ago." Fortunately, the scene is only from the movie "Contagion,"
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The Situation in Kobani Might Be Too Dire For Airdrops to Make a Difference
The New Republic Online - 10/20/2014
S eventeen-year-old Emran Ali’s face was swollen with cuts and bruises when he arrived at the hospital in the Turkish town of Suruc last week, about 15 km from the besieged town of Kobani. A few hours
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Republicans Say Minimum Wage Hikes Hurt Job Growth. Here's What the Evidence Says.
The New Republic Online - 10/20/2014
W hile Republicans are blocking legislation to increase the national minimum wage, state legislatures are taking matters into their own hands. Between 2011 and June 30 of this year, more than a dozen
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When a Concealed Handgun License Lets You Vote in Texas
The New Republic Online - 10/20/2014
T exans casting a ballot on Monday, when early voting begins, will need to show one of seven forms of photo ID. A concealed handgun license is  okay , but a student ID isn't.  The Supreme Court on Saturday
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What a Past Epidemic Teaches Us About Ebola
The New Republic Online - 10/20/2014
A deadly and somewhat mysterious infectious disease has invaded America in the person of a foreign traveler. The local management and the global magnitude of the epidemic are so dire that the President
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